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Dates and events are subject to change without notice. Please check frequently.

Blue = Residence halls and apartments opening and closing dates.
Red = Important Housing and Dining Plan Payment due dates.

Updated  Feb. 15, 2024

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February 2024

Date Time Event

Thursday,

Feb. 1

  Sixth installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for due for the 2023-24 academic year (see fee schedules

Thursday-

Wednesday,

Feb. 15-21

9 a.m.

 

Initial Housing Interest List Opens 

Continuing students who do not have a two-year housing requirement can add their names to our initial interest list for next year's housing. 

Monday,

Feb. 19

 

Academic holiday — Washington's Birthday observed

(Campus open)

Tuesday,

Feb. 20

  Spring 2024 Housing application opens to those that have added themselves to the interest list: Log into your Housing Portal and select the 2023-24 Academic Year application.

Thursday,

Feb. 22

 

Housing Offers Begin by Lottery

Continuing students who are not required to live on campus begin receiving housing offers from the Initial Interest List.

Monday,

Feb, 26

9 a.m.

Second Interest List Opens

Spaces will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tuesday,

Feb. 27

  Last day to cancel Spring Quarter Housing/Dining without financial penalty.

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March 2024

Date Time Event

Friday,

March 1

  Seventh installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for due for the 2023-24 academic year (see fee schedules

Friday - Friday,

March 1 - 15

  Continuing students who have secured 2024-25 campus housing (completed the application) can select roommates through the housing application in their Housing Portal.

Wednesday,

March 6

  Spring Quarter 2024 Housing application due.

Wednesday,

March 13

  Spring 2024 Housing fees post to student account and room assignments are viewable via online application system.

Friday,

March 15

  Last day of Winter Quarter classes

Friday,

March 15

  Last day for continuing students who have secured 2024-25 campus housing to edit their application before room selection.  All preferences, including roommates, must be finalized.

Monday - Friday,

March 18 - 22

  Winter Quarter 2024 finals week

Tuesday - Monday,

March 26 - April 1

 

Spring Break 

Campus housing remains open

University Housing administrative offices are open

Wednesday,

March 27

5 p.m. End of Housing License period for Winter Quarter 2023 Residence Halls, Cerro Vista Apartments, and Poly Canyon Village Apartments

Thursday,

March 28

3 p.m.

Spring Quarter move-in

Residence halls and apartments open at 3 p.m.

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April 2024

Date Time Event

Monday,

April 1

 

  Eighth installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for due for the 2023-24 academic year (see fee schedules).

Tuesday,

April 2

  Spring classes begin

Tuesday,

April 9

9 a.m. 2024-25 Housing Application opens to new first-year students. Student must accept their admission before applying. The housing application can take up to 48 hours to appear in MyCalPoly after you accept your offer of admission.

Tuesday,

April 9

noon 2024-25 Housing Application opens to new transfer students. Student must accept their admission before applying. The housing application can take up to 48 hours to appear in MyCalPoly after you accept your offer of admission.

Thursday-

Saturday,

April 11-13

  Cal Poly Open House

Thursday- 

Friday, April 18-May 10

  Continuing students who have secured their on campus housing will begin room selection process. Students are emailed their specific appointment date and time for the room self-assignment process.

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May 2024

Date Time Event

Wednesday,

May 1

 

  Final installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for due for the 2023-24 academic year (see fee schedules).

Wednesday - Tuesday,

May 15 - July 23

 

Change Rooms — Continuing students can change rooms in the Housing Portal based on availability.

Room Selection — Continuing students who did not complete their Housing application by March 15 may now participate in the room selection process in the Housing Portal.

Monday,

May 27

  Academic holiday — Memorial Day observed

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June 2024

Date Time Event

Saturday,

June 1

 

Last day for new first-year and transfer students to edit living

options and roommate groups

Friday,

June 7

 

  Last day of classes.                                                                                          

Monday-Friday,

June 10-14

 

Spring Quarter final exams

 

Saturday-Sunday,

June 15-16

  Commencement

Sunday,

June 16

5 p.m.

Last day to move-out of Housing

Residence halls and apartments close at 5 p.m.

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July 2024

Date Time Event

Thursday,

July 1

  Academic holiday — Independence Day observed

Friday,

July 5

  Summer Start moves in by 1 p.m.

Friday - Saturday

July 5-6

  Summer Start SLO Days

Monday,

July 8

  Summer Start classes begins

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August 2024

DATE TIME EVENT

Wednesday,

Aug. 7

 

View Your Housing Fees

Fees post to your Student Account in MyCalPoly. 

Sunday,

Aug. 18

 

Last day for Fall 2024-25 incoming first years students to cancel

campus housing without financial penalty.  Go to University Housing in your Cal Poly portal, then click on Cancelations.

Sunday,

Aug. 18

  Last day for Fall 2024-25 transfer students to cancel housing without financial penalty.  The $500 initial payment is non-refundable if you cancel to live off campus.

Wednesday,

Aug. 21

  Last day for continuing students to cancel campus housing 2024-25 without incurring additional fees. The $500 initial payment is non-refundable if you cancel to live off campus.

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September 2024

DATE TIME EVENT

Sunday,

Sept. 1

  First installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for due for the 2024-25 academic year.

Monday,

Sept. 2

  Academic Holiday - Labor Day

Friday,

Sept. 6

  Summer Start ends

Friday - Tuesday,

Sept. 6 - 17

  Summer Start Bridge 
Sept. TBD Returning students move into campus housing apartments.          

Monday,

Sept. 23

  Fall term classes begin

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October 2024

DATE TIME EVENT

Tuesday,

Oct. 1

  Second installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for due for the 2024-25 academic year

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November 2024

DATE TIME EVENT

Friday,

Nov. 1

  Third installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for due for the 2024-25 academic year

Monday,

Nov. 11

  Academic holiday — Veterans Day observed

Monday - Sunday

Nov. 25 - Dec. 1

  Academic Holiday — Fall Break

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December 2024

DATE TIME EVENT

Sunday,

Dec. 1

  Fourth installment of housing plan and dining payment for due for the 2024-25 academic year
Friday, Dec. 6   Last day of Fall Quarter classes

Monday - Friday

Dec. 9 - 13

  Final Exams

Saturday - Saturday

Dec. 14 - Jan. 4, 2025

  Academic holiday — Winter Break

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January 2025

DATE TIME EVENT

Wednesday,

Jan. 1

  Fifth installment of housing plan and dining payment for due for the 2024-25 academic year

Monday,

Jan. 6

  Winter term classes begin
Saturday - Sunday Jan. 11-12   Summer Start Winter WOW

Monday,

Jan. 20

  Academic holiday — Martin Luther King, Jr's Birthday observed

Tuesday,

Jan. 21

  Classes follow a Monday Schedule

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February 2025

DATE TIME EVENT

Saturday,

Feb.1

  Sixth installment of housing plan and dining payment for due for the 2024-25 academic year

Monday,

Feb. 17

  Academic holiday — Washington's Birthday observed
 

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March 2025

 

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