Additional Housing Options

additional housing

Cal Poly offers year-round housing options. Whether you're exploring summer housing during a summer program or you plan to stay with us for winter break, we are here to support you.

Quarter Plus

Campus housing is offered in Poly Canyon Village to incoming freshman students participating in the Quarter Plus Program. Residents enjoy a full kitchen and are assigned to a double suite and shared bedroom.

Visit the Quarter Plus webpage.

Summer Institute

Campus housing is offered in double suite and shared bedrooms in Poly Canyon Village apartments to students participating in the Summer Institute Program.

Summer Institute Dates Prices

Double suite bedroom


Visit the Summer Institute webpage.

Summer Quarter Housing in Poly Canyon Village

Continuing Cal Poly students enjoy the convenience of summer housing in the Poly Canyon Village campus apartments. Apartments are furnished and come with a kitchen and private bedrooms.


To be placed on the Summer Session Housing Interest List, email


Sessions Dates Prices
Full Session June 21 - Sept. 2, 2017  TBD
8-Week Session June 21 - Aug. 19, 2017 TBD
First 5-Week Session June 21 - July 27, 2017 TBD
Second 5-Week Session July 26 - Aug. 30, 2017 TBD
Open Housing Option June 21 - Sept. 2, 2017


21 consecutive night minimum

Occupancy rates are for a private bedroom in a shared apartment unless otherwise noted. Additional dates may be added for an additional fee, based on availability. All fees and dates are proposed and subject to Executive Order & Board of Trustees Approval.

View the Summer Housing Checklist (pdf).

Winter Break Housing

For students who need housing any time during Winter Break, Dec. 9, 2017 – Jan. 6, 2018, housing is available in Cerro Vista Apartments for an estimated fee of $994.

To be eligible, students must already be living in Cerro Vista Apartments for the fall quarter. All other residence halls and campus apartments must be vacated during Winter Break. Students may leave their belongings for Winter Break. To request Winter Break Housing, email University Housing. Email:

To see move out dates for Winter Break, view the Housing Calendar.

Cal Poly Lofts

Live with other entrepreneurs focused on launching business ideas in University's Housing's newest development located in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, just steps away from the SLO HotHouseLease agreements are for 12 months.

View the Cal Poly Lofts page.

Agriculture Housing

Qualified students, who work in the agricultural production units on campus, are selected annually for these convenient residences.

View the Agriculture Housing page.

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