Where can I live as a Freshman?
Each campus housing option for freshmen is accompanied by a Learning Community that supports the academic direction and success of each resident. Each distinct living area offers a unique living arrangement and campus experience. Assignments are based on preferences provided during the housing application process, the date the housing application was submitted, and available space. Campus housing options for freshmen include double and triple rooms in residence halls and private and shared bedrooms in campus apartments.
Students are assigned to either a double or triple room in the residence halls, or a single or double bedroom in an apartment. University Housing cannot guarantee assignment into individual preferences or room type. Preference requests are taken into consideration during the room assignment process; however, final assignments are based on the date the student secured housing, demand and availability. In order to secure housing, applicants must submit their online housing application and submit their initial housing payment. There are a number of factors that affect room assignment, including room/building gender designations and learning community/theme needs. University Housing cannot guarantee placement of learning communities or themes within specific buildings. Due to the high demand for housing, the majority of students will live in triple rooms.
Learning Community Information:
During the Housing Application Process, students will be listing housing preferences by Learning Community Programs. More Information about Learning Communities can be found on the Residential Life Website.
› Freshman buildings at maps.calpoly.edu (marked yellow)
|POLY CANYON VILLAGE APARTMENTS|
|Cerro Vista SINGLE AND SUITE-STYLE APARTMENTS|
|Trinity, Santa Lucia, Muir, Sequoia, Fremont, Tenaya|
|North Mountain (Shasta, Diablo, Palomar, Whitney, Lassen)|
Dimensions & Floorplans: Triple (pdf)
|Sierra Madre, Yosemite|