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Housing Administration Building #31 exteriorCalendar

Dates and events are subject to change. Please check frequently.
Blue = Opening and closing dates for Residence Halls and Apartments.
Red = Important Housing and Dining Plan Payment due dates

September 2014
Date  Time  Event
September 1 Monday   1st installment of housing payment plan for 2014-15 due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).
September 1 Monday   1st installment of dining payment plan for 2014-15 freshmen due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see dining fee schedule for payment amount).
September 1 Monday   Labor Day
Academic Holiday - Housing offices closed.
September 8 Monday   Cal Poly Distribution Services begins accepting mail for fall 2014 campus residents.
September 15-16 Monday-Tuesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Freshman move in. Each student was assigned a specific move-in day based on a random lottery. Access your Cal Poly Portal (my.calpoly.edu) and click on the Housing Tab to view your assigned move-in day. The residence halls and apartments will open 12 - 6 p.m. for move in each day thereafter. 

 

September 16 Tuesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Transfer and International students move into campus housing apartments. The apartments will open noon - 6 p.m. for move in each day thereafter.
September 19-21 Friday-Sunday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Returning students move into campus housing apartments. Check in is at the front desk for the building the student lives in.
September 22 Monday   First day of Fall 2014 classes
September 29 Monday   Intrahall trades begin (trades within the same hall)

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October 2014
Date Time Event
October 1 Wednesday   2nd installment of housing payment plan for 2014-15 due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).
October 1 Wednesday   2nd  installment of dining payment plan for 2014-15 freshmen due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see dining fee schedule for payment amount).
October 1 Wednesday   Interhall Trades Begin (trades to another hall)
October 24-25 Fri - Sat   Parent and Family Weekend (see Parent Program for details).

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November 2014
Date Time Event
November 1 Saturday   3rd installment of housing payment plan for 2014-15 due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).
November 1 Saturday   3rd  installment of dining payment plan for 2014-15 freshmen due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see dining fee schedule for payment amount).
November 11 Tuesday   Veteran's Day.
Academic Holiday - Housing Offices closed.
November 26-30
Wed - Sun
  Thanksgiving Break
No Classes
November 27-28
Thurs - Fri
  Thanksgiving Holiday
Academic Holiday - Housing Offices closed.
December 2014
Date Time Event
December 1
Monday
  4th installment of housing payment plan for 2014-15 due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).

December 1
Monday

 

  4th  installment of dining payment plan for 2014-15 freshmen due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see dining fee schedule for payment amount).
December 2
Tuesday
  Winter 2015 Housing License Agreement due.
December 3
Wednesday
  Last day to cancel Winter Quarter 2015 Housing and Meal contracts without financial penalty.
December 5 Friday   Last day of Fall quarter classes.
December 8-12
Monday - Friday
  Fall finals week.
December 13
Saturday
  Mid-year Commencement.
December 13
Saturday 
12 noon Freshman and transfer student residence halls and apartments close for Winter Break. Freshmen and transfer students must leave their rooms by 12 noon.
December 15
Monday
12 noon Returning students living in Poly Canyon Village and Cerro Vista Apartments must leave their apartments by 12 noon.
December 16
Tuesday
  Winter room assignments are emailed to students who have returned the Winter Housing License Agreement.
December 16-22   Annual payment due for Winter 2015 campus housing (pay via Portal/Money Matters tab). Students wishing to pay Winter housing fees in full need to call Cal Poly’s Student Accounts office at 805-756-1428 and pay the annual amount by December 22 or will automatically be enrolled in the Installment Payment Plan with the first installment due January 1.

December 24-26
Wednesday - Friday

  Academic Holiday - Housing offices closed. Campus will be closed except for needed emergency services and essential work
December 29 - 31
Mon-Wed
  Housing Offices open.

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January 2015
Date Time Event

January 1
Thursday

 

 

Academic Holiday - Housing Offices closed. Campus will be closed except for needed emergency services and essential work.

 

January 1
Thursday
  5th installment of housing payment plan for 2014-15 due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).
January 1
Thursday
  5th  installment of dining payment plan for 2014-15 freshmen due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see dining fee schedule for payment amount).
January 3-4
Saturday - Sunday
12 noon Campus residence halls and apartments re-open for Winter Quarter 2015 (students can return to their rooms any time after 12 noon).
January 5
Monday
  Winter Quarter classes begin.
January 12
Monday
  Intrahall trades begin (trades within the same hall).
January 14
Wednesday
  Interhall trades begin (trades to another hall).
January 16
Friday

9 a.m.

tentative date

Early Decision 2015 incoming freshman students who have accepted their offer of admission to Cal Poly can begin to apply for Fall 2015 On-campus Housing online through their Cal Poly Portal account (my.calpoly.edu), select the "Housing" tab and then select "Housing Application System."
January 19
Monday
  Martin Luther King Holiday
Academic Holiday - Housing offices closed.

January

18-23

Sun-Fri

5 p.m. -

7 p.m.

tentative date

Current Cal Poly Students can tour the Poly Canyon Village Apartments

 

January 24
Saturday

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

tentative date

Winterfest Poly Canyon Village Plaza

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February 2015
Date Time Event
February 1
Sunday
  6th installment of housing payment plan for 2014-15 due. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).
February 1
Sunday
  6th  installment of dining payment plan for 2014-15 freshmen due for current campus freshmen. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).

February 2

Monday

tentative date

 

 

"Priority Period" for Current Freshmen students to apply, sign up and pay the initial housing payment (or mark Financial Aid) for next year's housing in the Poly Canyon Village and Cerro Vista Apartments. (1st window period)

February 4
Wednesday
  Spring Quarter 2015 Housing Application available for Spring Quarter admitted students. Call the Housing Office 805-756-1226 for application information.
February 13
Friday
tentative date Last Day for Early Decision 2015 incoming freshman students to apply for Fall 2015 on-campus Housing.
February 16
Monday
  Washington's Birthday
Academic Holiday - Housing offices closed
February 20
Thursday
tentative date Last day to pay the $1125 Initial Housing payment due for current freshmen to live on-campus in apartments for Fall 2015. (1st window period)
February 25
Wednesday
  Spring 2015 Housing License Agreement due.
February 26
Thursday
  Last day to cancel Spring Quarter 2015 Housing/Dining without financial penalty.  Cancel form must be faxed or postmarked by this date (fax: 805-756-5947).

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March 2015
Date Time Event
March 1
Sunday
  7th installment of housing payment plan for 2014-15 due for current campus residents. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).
March 1
Sunday
  7th  installment of dining payment plan for 2014-15 freshmen due for current on campus freshmen. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).
March 2
Monday
tentative date Early decision 2015 Initial housing payment due for Fall 2015.

March 2

Monday

tentative date Current Poly Canyon Village and Cerro Vista 2nd year + (Sophomore and up) residents can sign up for a third year of on-campus housing in either Poly Canyon Village or Cerro Vista for Fall 2015. (2nd Window, if space allows)
March dates to be determined Fall 2015 Regular Decision Freshman, Transfer and International students who have accepted their offer of admission can apply for Fall 2015 Housing online through their Cal Poly portal account (my.calpoly.edu), select the "Housing" tab and then select "Housing Application System."
March 13
Friday
  Last Day of Winter Quarter 2015 Classes
March 16-20
Monday - Friday
  Winter Quarter 2015 Finals Week.
March 18 Wednesday tentative date Initial payment for current PCV/CV 2nd year residents to secure their space in an on-campus apartment for Fall 2015. (2nd Window)
March Date to be determined Spring 2015 Housing Payment due to secure their space in on-campus housing.
March 18
Wednesday
  Housing Assignments for Spring Quarter 2015 admitted students available.  Assignments will be emailed to your Cal Poly email.
March 18
Wednesday
  Housing Assignments for Spring Quarter 2015 admitted students available.  Assignments will be emailed to your Cal Poly email.
March 18-20
Wed. - Fri.
  Spring 2015 Housing License Agreement due.
March 28
Saturday
  End of Housing License period for Winter Quarter 2015 Residence Halls, Cerro Vista Apartments, and Poly Canyon Village Apartments.
March 29
Sunday
3 p.m. -
6 p.m.
Beginning of Spring Quarter 2015 license period for Residence Halls, Cerro Vista Apartments, and Poly Canyon Village Apartments. New Students begin moving in at 3pm.
March 30 Monday   Spring Quarter 2015 Classes begin

March

dates to be determined 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 the Administration Building for a tour of campus residence halls and apartments. These tours follow Admissions Information Sessions that are held each day at 12 noon.
March 31
Tuesday
  Cesar Chavez's Birthday
Academic Holiday - Housing offices closed

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April 2015
Date Time Event
April 1 Wednesday   Final installment of housing payment plan for 2014-15 due for current campus residents. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).
April 1 Wednesday   Final  installment of dining payment plan for 2014-15 freshmen due for current campus freshmen. Charge of $25 for late payment (see fee schedule for payment amount).
April 1 Wednesday tentative date Beginning in April, any off campus student can sign up for Poly Canyon Village or Cerro Vista Apartment Housing for Fall 2015. (3rd Window, if space allows)

April

dates to be determined 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 the Administration Building for a tour of campus residence halls and apartments. These tours follow Admissions Information Sessions that are held each day at 12 noon.
April 6
Monday
  Intrahall trades begin (trades within the same hall)
April 8
Wednesday
  Interhall trades begin (trades to another hall)
April
16, 17, 18
  Cal Poly's Open House
April 13 Monday tentative date Initial housing payment due for continuing students to secure their space in either the Poly Canyon Village or Cerro Vista Apartments. See fees page for payment plan details. (3rd Window)

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May 2015
Date Time Event
May 1
Friday
tentative date Last day for current Poly Canyon Village and Cerro Vista 2nd year + (Sophomore and up)  to edit Fall 2015 Housing application. Re-access the application through the Cal Poly portal (my.calpoly.edu), select the "Housing" tab and then "Housing Application System."
May 1
Friday
tentive date Summer Quarter 2015 Housing Application available. Call the Housing Office 805-756-1226 for application information.
May 8
Friday
tentative date Last day for incoming freshmen and transfer students to edit Fall 2015 Housing application. Re-access the application through the Cal Poly portal (my.calpoly.edu), select the "Housing" tab and then "Housing Application System." Edits to application will not change the application submission date.
May 13-22
Thursday
tentative
dates
Continuing students who have secured their housing for Fall 2015,  self-assign/select their apartments and bedrooms. In early May, students will be notified of their specific appointment date and time for the self-assignment process. Roommates will be grouped together for this process.
May 19 Monday   Students who have requested Summer Quarter Housing are emailed their Summer Housing License Agreement.  Students with specific roommate requests or ADA needs should email housing housing@calpoly.edu.
May 25
Monday
  Memorial Day
Academic Holiday - Housing Offices Closed

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June 2015
Date Time Event
June 1
Monday
Tentative
Date
Summer 2015 Housing Payment due to secure their space in campus housing.
June 5
Friday
  Last Day of Spring Quarter Classes
June 8-12
Mon. - Fri.
  Spring Quarter 2015 Finals Week
June 10
Wednesday
Tentative
Date
Housing Assignments for Summer Quarter available.  Assignments will be emailed to your Cal Poly email.
June 13-14
Saturday-Sunday
  Spring Commencement
June 14
Sunday
12 noon Residence Halls and Cerro Vista Apartments for freshmen and transfer students close for the 2014-2015 Academic Year. Students must be out of their rooms and apartments by 12 noon.
June 16
Tuesday
12 noon Poly Canyon Village & Cerro Vista Apartments for returning students Close for the 2014-15 Academic Year. Students must be out of their apartments by 12 noon.
June 17
Wednesday

12 noon to 6 p.m.

tentative date

Summer 2015 residents move into campus housing (full summer session, beginning session, and 8-week session. Students must show photo ID before receiving their room key.
June 18
Thursday
  Summer Quarter 2015 classes begin.


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