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University Housing Policies

Updated Nov. 11, 2021

Residents are expected to make mature, responsible, and respectful choices and join others in creating a positive living experience.

Residents have a right to:

  • Live in an environment that is conducive to sleep and study 
  • Have their human dignity respected. 
  • Live in a clean and safe environment. 

As Cal Poly students, all residents are expected to uphold the policies outlined in the California State University Student Code of Conduct. Additionally, University Housing sets policies specific to the on-campus living environment to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment for all residents.

Alleged violations of University Housing and/or Cal Poly policies will be referred to the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (OSRR). OSRR will investigate cases, meet with students, and determine outcomes, including administrative and educational resolutions.

2021-22 Contracts

Housing and Dining License Terms & Conditions (updated July 1, 2021)

Contract Addendums:
First-year contract | First-year contract addendum (updated April 1, 2021)
Two-year-requirement contract addendum (CAED, CAFES, CENG, Cal Poly Scholars and student-athletes admitted as first-year students for 2021-22)
Transfer contractTransfer/grad contract addendum (updated April 1, 2021)
Continuing student contractContinuing student contract addendum (updated April 1, 2021)
Cal Poly Lofts contractCal Poly Lofts addendum (updated July 15, 2021)
Winter/Spring contract (updated Nov. 10, 2021)

2020-21 Contracts

Housing and Dining License Terms & Conditions  (updated March 17, 2020) 

Contract Addendums
Cal Poly Lofts Addendum (updated Dec. 20, 2019) 
Continuing Student Contract Addendum (updated March 17, 2020) 
First-year Student Contract Addendum (updated March 17, 2020)  
Transfer Student Contract Addendum (updated March 17, 2020) 
COVID-19 Addendum (Updated Aug. 19, 2020) 

Additional Documents

Damage Charges
Dining Plans (required for first-years living on campus)
Housing & Dining Cancellation Form
  • To cancel your housing, go to University Housing in your Cal Poly Portal, then click on Housing Cancellations.

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