Calendar

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 Nov. 26, 2019

November 2019

Date Time Event

Friday,

Nov.1

 

Third fall installment of housing and dining payment plans due for 2019-20. (See fee schedules for payment amount.) A registration hold will be applied if the required payment is not made on time.

Monday,

Nov. 11

 

 

Academic Holiday I Veteran's Day

Campus administrative offices closed.

Tuesday,

Nov. 12

  Winter/Spring 2020 housing application opens.
Wednesday, Nov. 13   Cal Poly Lofts application opens for 2020-21. Apply here.
Monday-Friday, Nov. 18-22   Apartment tours offered for continuing students. Plan your tour here.
Friday, Nov. 22 Noon-10 p.m. Housing staff will conduct safety and maintenance checks for Thanksgiving Break. Students do not need to be present when their rooms are checked.

Monday - Friday,

Nov.

25-29

 

Academic Holiday | Thanksgiving Break
 

No classes. Residence halls are open for Thanksgiving Break. Residents who plan to remain on campus should let us know here.

Thursday- Friday,

Nov.

28-29

 

 

Campus administrative offices closed.

 

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December 2019

Date Time Event

Saturday,

Dec. 1

  First installment of winter housing and dining payment plans due. (See fee schedules for payment amount.) A registration hold will be applied if the required payment is not made on time.
Monday, Dec. 2-6   Apartment tours offered for continuing students. Plan your tour here.

Thursday,

Dec. 5

 

Last day to cancel Winter/Spring 2020 Housing and Dining without financial penalty. You can find the cancellation form in your portal.

Thursday, Dec. 5 6-8:30 p.m. Tour the Cal Poly Lofts in Downtown SLO. Transportation off-campus is provided. RSVP here.

Monday - Friday,

Dec. 9-13

  Fall quarter, finals week

Monday - Friday,

Dec. 9-13

  Apartment tours offered for continuing students. Plan your tour here.

Saturday,

Dec. 14

  Mid-year Commencement

Saturday,

Dec. 14

Noon & 5 p.m.

Residence Halls and apartments close for winter break.

 

Residents must depart by noon for residence halls and 5 p.m. for campus apartments.

 

Residents can leave their belongings, but please take valuables, medication, passports, IDs and important documents with you. All communities are locked during break. There is a charge to be escorted back into your room.

Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, January 5

 

Academic Holiday I Winter Break. Classes begin Monday, Jan. 6.
 

 

Tuesday,

Dec. 17

  Winter/Spring 2020 housing assignments are available in your portal.

Fees post to Student Account.

Friday,

Dec. 20

  First Winter/Spring payment due for newly assigned residents.

Monday - Friday,

Dec. 23-27

 

Cal Poly administrative offices closed.

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January 2020

Date Time Event

Monday,

Jan. 1

  Second installment of winter housing and dining payment plans due. (See fee schedules for payment amount.) A registration hold will be applied if the required payment is not made on time.

Monday,

Jan. 1

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

Wednesday - Sunday,

Jan. 1-5

  Academic holiday continues | Winter Break

Saturday,

Jan. 4

Noon Campus residence halls and apartments open for Winter term 2020 at noon. 

The Housing Administration (Bldg. 31) and Poly Canyon Village offices (PCV-Aliso) are open from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. on Jan. 4-5.

Monday,

Jan. 6

  Winter quarter classes begin.

Monday,

Jan. 13

  Room changes begin.
Tuesday, Jan. 14   Fall 2020 Continuing Students Application opens to all continuing students. Apply in your Housing Portal.

Monday,

Jan.  20

 

Academic Holiday | Martin Luther King's birthday observed.

University Housing administrative offices closed.

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February 2020

Date Time Event

Saturday,

Feb. 1

  Third monthly installment of winter housing and dining payment plans due. (See fee schedules for payment amount.) A Registration hold will be applied if the required payment is not made on time.

Monday,

Feb.17

 

Academic holiday | Washington's birthday observed

Tuesday, Feb. 18 11:59 p.m. Continuing students must submit the 2020 Continuing Student Housing application and finalize roommate groups before midnight in order to be eligible for the first round of room selection for campus apartments.

Thursday,

Feb. 20-Tuesday, March 3

(Tentative)

  Continuing students select rooms and apartments for the 2020-21 academic year. 
Monday, Feb. 25   2020 Spring housing application opens.

Thursday,

Feb. 27

  Last day to cancel spring quarter housing without a financial penalty.

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March 2020

Date Time Event

Sunday, 

March 1

  First monthly installment of winter housing and dining payment plans due. (See fee schedules for payment amount).  A Registration hold will be applied if the required payment is not made on time.
Sunday, March 1 Noon Cal Poly Lofts assignments are viewable in the My Profile portion of your Housing Portal.
TBD   New first-year and transfer students apply for Fall 2020 housing. 
Wednesday, March 11   Spring Quarter 2020 Housing License Agreement due.

Friday,

March 13

  Last Day of Winter Quarter 2020 Classes.

Monday-Friday,

March 16-20

  Winter Quarter, Finals Week

Wednesday,

March 18

 

(Tentative)

 

Housing room assignments for Spring Quarter 2020 are available in the Housing Portal.

 

Housing fees post to Student Account.

Saturday,

March 21

  First payment is due for new spring residents.
Monday - Sunday, March 23-29  

Academic Holiday | Spring Break
 

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

Saturday, March 28   End of campus housing license period for Winter Quarter 2020.
Sunday, March 29   Beginning of Spring Quarter 2020 campus housing license period. 

New students begin moving in at 3 p.m. University Housing Offices will be open from 3-6 p.m. 
Monday, March 30   Spring Quarter 2020 classes begin.
Tuesday, March 31  

Academic holiday I Cesar Chavez's birthday observed.

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April 2020

Date Time Event

Wednesday,

April 1

  Second monthly installment of spring housing and dining payment plans due. (See fee schedules for payment amount).  A registration hold will be applied if the required payment is not made on time.
Monday- Friday, April 2-11  

Green & Gold Tours - During the traditional weeks of high school breaks, students and parents can join us for tours of campus housing. See here to plan your tour.

Monday, April 6   Room changes begin.

Thursday-Saturday, April 16-18

  Cal Poly Open House. Learn more here.

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May 2020

Date Time Event

Friday, 

May 1

  Third monthly installment of spring housing and dining payment plans due. (See fee schedules for payment amount).  A registration hold will be applied if the required payment is not made on time.

Thursday, May 7

(Tentative)

  Last day to edit first-year and transfer 2020-21 Housing Application
Tuesday, May 12   Summer term application opens.
Monday, May 25  

Academic Holiday | Memorial Day

Housing Administration offices are closed.

Thursday, May 28   Summer term application is due.

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June 2020

Date Time Event

Monday, June 8

  Summer Institute application opens.
Wednesday, June 10   Summer term assignments viewable in your Housing Portal. Fees posted to Student Account.
Monday-Friday, June 8-12  

Spring quarter, finals week

Friday, June 12   Summer term housing payment due.

Saturday-Sunday,

June 13-14

  Spring Commencement
Sunday, June 14 5 p.m. Residence halls and apartments close for summer. Residents must move out of their fall assignments by 5 p.m.
Monday, June 15   Spring-to-Summer Housing residents move into their temporary assignments.
Monday, June 15   Summer Institute contracts due.

Sunday, June 21

(Tentative)

Noon - 6 p.m. Spring-to-Summer residents move to their summer assignments. Housing opens for all Summer Quarter sessions.

Monday, June 22

  Summer term classes begin.

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