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.

Updated Aug. 7, 2018

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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 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

  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.
Friday, Sept. 14 Move-in is 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sept 15 Move-in is 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday,

September 15

  September SLO Days

Sunday, 

September 16

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Assisted move-in for returning students. 

Sunday, 

September 16

  Week Of Welcome (WOW) 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 Family Weekend (Contact Parent & Family Programs 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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