Calendar

Dates and events are subject to change without notice. Please check frequently.
Blue = Opening and closing dates for Residence Halls and Apartments.
Red = Important Housing and Dining Plan Payment due dates.

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March 2018
DATE TIME EVENT

Thursday,

March 1

  Seventh installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for 2017-18 due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedules for payment amount).
Thursday, 
March 1
 
Third installment of housing and dining payment plan due for new Winter/Spring 2018 residents. 

Thursday, March 1

Business hours Current first-years can begin applying for 2018-19 campus housing. Secure housing by applying and making the $500 non-refundable initial payment.  Applications & payments are accepted as space allows.
Thursday, March 8   All continuing students can begin applying for 2018-19 campus housing. Secure housing by applying and making the $500 non-refundable initial payment.  Applications & payments are accepted as space allows.

Friday, March 16

  Last day of Winter quarter classes.
Sunday,
March 18
  Spring Quarter 2018 Housing License Agreement due.

Monday - Friday

March 19-23

 

Winter quarter finals week

 

Wednesday March 21  

Housing room assignments for Spring quarter are available via the online application system.

Tuesday, March 27 9 a.m. The housing application opens to newly admitted first-year and transfer students who have accepted the offer of admission. 
Wednesday - Friday,
March 28-30
  Charges are posted and payment is due for Spring quarter 2018 campus housing (pay via Portal/Money Matters tab).

Monday - Thursday,
March 26-29

 

 

Academic holiday | Spring Break

No classes. Residence halls and apartments remain open. University Housing administrative offices are open.

Friday,
March 30
  Academic holiday | Cesar Chavez's birthday observed
Campus administrative offices closed
Saturday, March 31 Noon End of Housing License period for Winter quarter 2018 Residence Halls, Cerro Vista Apartments, and Poly Canyon Village Apartments.

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April 2018
DATE TIME EVENT

Sunday,

April 1

  Final installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for 2017-18 due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedules for payment amount).
Sunday,
April 1
  Beginning of Spring quarter 2018 license period for Residence Halls, Cerro Vista Apartments, and Poly Canyon Village Apartments. New Students begin moving in at 3 p.m.
Monday,
April 2
  Spring Quarter 2018 classes begin

Monday - Friday,

April 2-6, 9

  Spring Break Tours - During the traditional weeks of high school spring breaks, students and parents can meet each day (except for weekends and holidays) at 2 p.m. in front of Administration (Bldg. 1) for a tour of campus residence halls and apartments. These tours follow the Admissions Information Sessions that are held each day at 1 p.m.

Monday,

April 9

  Intrahall trades begin (trades within the same hall)

Wednesday,

April 11

  Interhall trades begin (trades to another hall)
Wednesday, April 11   Last day for continuing students to edit their 2018-19 housing application. Go to University Housing in the Cal Poly Portal. Edits to the application do not change the date housing was secured.
Thursday - Saturday,
April 12 - 14
  Cal Poly Open House

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May 2018
DATE TIME EVENT

Friday,

May 4

 

Summer 2018 Interest List students will be sent an email asking if they are still interested in campus housing. Those who respond back will be emailed application instructions on May 11. Students with ADA needs should contact Disability Resource Center (DRC).

 

May 11   Summer Quarter 2018 Housing Application available. 
Monday,
May 7
 
  Last day for new first-year students to submit their housing exemption application with all required documentation. To access the exemption application, go to the Cal Poly Portal, University Housing, single-click access.
Tuesday,
May 15
 
 

Last day to secure housing. Access the application through University Housing single-click access on the Cal Poly Portal.

Tuesday,
May 15
 
  Last day for new first-year and transfer students to edit their 2018-19 housing application. Go to the Cal Poly Portal, University Housing, single-click access. Edits to the application do not change the date housing was secured.

Mid-May

 

 

Continuing students who secured housing self-assign/select their apartments and bedrooms. In early May, students will be emailed information and their specific date and time for the self-assignment process.

Tuesday,

May 22

 

Summer 2018 Housing Application and License Agreement due 

Monday,
May 28
  Academic holiday | Memorial Day
Campus administrative offices closed

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June 2018
DATE TIME EVENT

Thursday,
June 7

  Summer Institute 2018 students apply for housing for Summer Institute Program.
Friday,
June 8
  Last day of Spring Quarter classes
Friday,
June 8
  Charges are posted for Summer quarter 2018 campus housing (pay via Portal/Money Matters tab).
Friday,
June 8
  Housing room assignments for Summer Quarter 2018 are available via the online application system.
Monday - Friday,
June 11-15
  Spring Quarter finals week
Friday,
June 15
  Summer 2018 housing payment due to secure a summer space on campus

Saturday - Sunday,

June 16-17

  Spring Commencement

Sunday,

June 17

5 p.m. All students must vacate their rooms and apartments by 5 p.m.

Sunday,

June 24

Noon-6 pm.

 

Summer 2018 residents move into campus housing (first 5-week session, 8-week session, and 10-week summer session)Students must show photo ID before receiving their room key.
Monday,
June 25
  Summer Institute 2018 Housing License Agreement due.
Monday,
June 25
  Summer Quarter 2018 classes begin.

 

 

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July 2018
date Time Event
Tuesday, July 3   Housing application for pre-season athletes opens. Athletes will be sent an email with instructions on how to apply.
Wednesday, July 4   Academic Holiday | Independence Day. All administrative office buildings on campus will be closed.

Thursday, July 5

  Last day to complete the housing application and secure housing for the Quarter Plus program.
Monday, July 9   SLO Days begin. Events continue throughout the month of July.
Sunday, July 15  

Last day to edit Quarter Plus application.

Monday, July 16   Last day to cancel Quarter Plus campus housing without financial penalty.

Tuesday, July 17

  Last day for pre-season athletes to complete their housing application and secure campus housing.
Sunday, July 22 Noon- 4 p.m. Summer Institute students move into campus housing.
Monday, July 23   Summer Institute classes begin.
Thursday, July 26   Quarter Plus housing payment due.

Friday,

July 27

 

Last day of classes for the first five-week summer session.

Sunday, July 29 

 

12-6

 p.m.

Summer 2018 residents move into campus housing. (second 5-week session) Students must show photo ID before receiving their room key.

Monday, July 30   Second five-week summer class session begins.

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August 2018
Date time event
Thursday, August 2   SLO Days for Transfer students begins.

Friday-

Wednesday,

August

 3-15

  Housing fees post. All students living on campus for the upcoming 2018-19 Academic Year can pay the remaining balance of their Housing fees. If fees are not paid in full by 5 p.m., 8/15/18, students are automatically enrolled in the Housing Installment Payment Plan.

Monday,

August 6

  Room assignments and move-in directions for fall quarter posted online (first-year students at 9 a.m. and transfer students at 12 p.m.) Students access their housing application through the Cal Poly portal, my.calpoly.edu. Select University Housing under Single Click access.

Wednesday,

August 15

 

Last day for Fall 2018 incoming first-year and transfer students to

cancel campus housing without financial penalty. The Housing and Cancellation form must be submitted by Aug. 15.

Wednesday,

August 15

6 p.m.   Summer Institute students move out of on-campus housing by 6 p.m.

Friday,

August 17

 

Last day of classes for 8-week session.  

Friday,

August 17

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Quarter Plus students move into on-campus housing. 8 a.m. to noon.

Friday,

August 17

  Last day for returning students to cancel campus housing less $500 initial payment. The Housing and Dining Cancelation Form must also be submitted by Aug. 17.

Monday,

August 20

  Quarter Plus classes begin.

Monday -Wednesday,

August 20- 22

  Eight-week session finals.

Thursday,

August 23 (Tentative)

12 p.m. Summer eight-week session on-campus students move-out of campus housing.

Friday,

August 31

  Last day of Summer Quarter classes. Last day of second five-week sessions classes and finals.

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September 2018
Date time event

Saturday, 

September 1

  First installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for 2018-19 due. A charge of $25 will be added for late payment (see fee schedules for payment amount).

Saturday,

September 1

12 p.m.

(Tentative) Second five-week session summer students move out of campus housing.

 

Saturday,

September 1

  Cal Poly Distribution Services begins accepting mail for Fall 2018 campus residents.

Monday,

September 3

  Academic holiday | Labor Day Campus administrative offices closed.

Tuesday -Thursday,    September

4-6

  10-week summer session finals.

Friday,

September 7

12 noon

 

10-week Summer Session students move out of campus housing.

Friday - Saturday,  

September

 14-15

8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Assisted move in for incoming first-year and transfer students. The residence halls and apartments will open noon - 6 p.m. for move-in each day thereafter.

Saturday,

September 15

  September SLO Days

Sunday, 

September 16

8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Assisted move-in for returning students. 

Sunday, 

September 16

  WOW Week begins.

Monday - Wednesday, September

17-19

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

 

Self-guided move-in for returning students.

Thursday,

September 20

  First day of Fall 2018 classes.

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October 2018
Date Time Event

Monday,

October 1

  Second installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for 2018-19 due. A charge of $25 will be added for late payment (see fee schedules for payment amount).
Monday, October 1   Intrahall trades begin (trades within the same hall).
Tuesday, October 2   Interhall trades begin (trades to another hall).
Friday- Saturday, October 19-20   Mustang Parent and Family Weekend (see Parent Program for details).

 

November 2018
Date Time Event

Monday,

November 1

 

 

Third install of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for 2018-19 due. A charge of $25 will be added for late payment (see fee schedules for payment amount).

Monday, November 12  

Academic holiday | Veteran's Day

Campus administrative offices closed

Tuesday,

November 13

  Winter/Spring 2019 housing application opens. Students on the interest list will be sent an email with instructions.

Monday - Friday, 

November 19-23

  No classes
Thursday - Friday, November 23-24  

Academic Holiday | Thanksgiving Break

Campus administrative offices closed.

 

December 2018
Date Time  Event
Friday, December 1   Fourth installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for 2018-19 due.  A charge of $25 will be added for late payments (see fee schedules for payment amount).

Thursday, December  6

  Last day to Cancel Winter/Spring 2019 Housing and Dining License Agreement without financial penalty.
Friday, December 7   Last day of Fall Quarter classes.

Wednesday,

December 12

  (Tentative) Winter/Spring 2019 housing assignment are available via the online application system.
Saturday, December 15   Mid-year Commencement
Saturday, December 15 Noon  & 5 p.m.

Residence halls and apartments close for Winter Break. Students may leave their belongings, but must vacate their rooms and apartments.

 

Students leave for winter break. Freshmen must vacate by noon.

 

Continuing and Transfers must vacate by 5 p.m.

(Take valuables, medications, passports/IDs and other items with you. Residence halls and apartment buildings are locked during the break, and there is a charge to be escorted for emergency entry).

Monday -Saturday, December 17 - Jan 5   Academic Holiday | Winter Break
Monday - Tuesday, December 24 January 1  

Campus administrative offices closed.

Cal Poly campus is closed, except for needed emergency services and essential work. 

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