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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October 2017
DATE TIME EVENT
Sunday, Oct. 1   Second 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).

Monday,

Oct. 2

 

Intrahall trades begin (trades within the same hall).

Wednesday, Oct. 4   Interhall trades begin (trades to another hall).

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 20-21

 

  Mustang Family Weekend

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November 2017
DATE TIME EVENT
Wednesday, Nov. 1  

​Winter Break agreements due

Third 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).

Friday,

Nov. 10

 

Academic holiday | Veteran's Day

Campus administrative offices closed

Monday, Nov. 13   Winter/Spring 2018 housing application opens
Monday-Friday, Nov. 20-24  

Academic holiday | Thanksgiving Break

No Classes

Thursday-Friday, Nov. 23-24

 

 

Academic holiday | Thanksgiving Break

Campus administrative offices closed

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December 2017
DATE TIME EVENT
Friday, Dec. 1   ​Fourth 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).

Friday,

Dec. 1

 

Winter/Spring 2018 Housing License Agreements due

 

Last day of Fall Quarter classes

Friday, Dec. 8

(Tentative)

  Last day to cancel Winter/Spring 2018 Housing & Dining License Agreement without financial penalty

Monday-Friday Dec. 4-8

  Fall finals week

Saturday, Dec. 9

 

Mid-year Commencement

Saturday, Dec. 9 Noon & 5 p.m.

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

Freshmen must vacate by noon.

Continuing & 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, Dec. 11 - Jan. 7  

Academic holiday | Winter Break

Wednesday, Dec. 13   Winter/Spring 2018 housing assignments are available via the online application system.
Monday - Thursday, Dec. 25 - 28   Campus administrative offices closed.
Cal Poly campus is closed, except for needed emergency services and essential work.

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January 2018
Date Time Event

Monday,

Jan. 1

  Fifth 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).
Monday, Jan. 1   First installment of housing and dining payment plan due for new Winter/Spring 2018 residents. 

Monday - Friday,

Jan. 1-5

 

Academic holiday | Winter Break
 

Monday,

Jan. 1

  Campus administrative offices closed

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

Saturday - Sunday,

Jan. 6-7

 

Campus residence halls and apartments open for Winter term 2018.  UPDATED 03/10/17:  University Housing Offices will be open noon - 5 p.m. Saturday and starting at noon on Sunday.
 

Monday,
Jan. 8
  Winter Quarter classes begin.

Monday,

Jan. 15

 

Academic Holiday | Martin Luther King's birthday observed

University Housing administrative offices closed

Tuesday,
Jan. 16
  Intrahall trades begin (trades within the same hall).
Wednesday,
Jan. 17
  Interhall trades begin (trades to another hall).


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February 2018
DATE TIME EVENT
Thursday,
Feb. 1
  Sixth installment of housing payment plan and dining payment plan for 2017-2018 due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).
Thursday, Feb. 1   Second installment of housing and dining payment plan due for new Winter/Spring 2018 residents. 
Monday,
Feb. 19
 

Academic Holiday | Washington's birthday observed

Campus administrative offices closed

Wednesday,
Feb. 14
  Spring 2018 housing application opens.

Friday,

Feb. 23

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

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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

  2018-19 campus housing application/payment opens for current freshman. Current freshman can secure housing by applying and paying the initial housing payment or marking paid by Financial Aid.  Payments are accepted as space allows.
Thursday, March 8   2018-19 campus housing application/payment opens for all continuing Cal Poly students. Secure housing by applying and paying the initial housing payment or marking paid by Financial Aid.  Payments are accepted as space allows.

Wednesday, March 14

  Spring Quarter 2018 Housing License Agreement due.
   

 

Friday,
March 16
  Last Day of Winter Quarter 2018 Classes

Monday - Friday

March 19-23

 

Winter Quarter 2018 Finals Week

 

Tuesday, March 27  

Housing room assignments for Spring Quarter 2018 are available via the online application system.

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 - Friday,
March 26-30

 

 

Academic holiday | Spring Break

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

Thursday,
March 29
  Academic holiday | Cesar Chavez's birthday observed
Campus administrative offices closed

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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   End of Housing License period for Winter quarter 2018 Residence Halls, Cerro Vista Apartments, and Poly Canyon Village Apartments.
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 9-20

  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 1 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 12 p.m.

Monday,

April 9

  Intrahall trades begin (trades within the same hall)

Wednesday,

April 11

  Interhall trades begin (trades to another hall)
Thursday - Saturday,
April 19 - 21
  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. Students with ADA needs should contact Disability Resource Center (DRC).
Monday,
May 7
 
  Last day for students to edit their 2018-19 housing application. Re-access the application through the Cal Poly portal (my.calpoly.edu), select the "Housing" tab, then the appropriate link to view/edit. Edits to application will not change the application submission date.

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 License Agreement due 

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

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June 2018
DATE TIME EVENT
Friday,
June 1
  Summer 2018 housing payment due to secure a summer space on campus
Wednesday,
June 6
  Housing room assignments for Summer Quarter 2018 are available via the online application system.

Thursday,
June 7

  Summer Institute 2018 students apply for housing for Summer Institute Program.
Friday,
June 8
  Last day of Spring Quarter classes
Monday - Friday,
June 11-15
  Spring Quarter finals week

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

12-6 p.m.

 

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.
Thursday,
June 25
  Summer Quarter 2018 classes begin.

 

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