Additional Housing Options

Updated: Jan. 29, 2018

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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

Dates Price
Aug. 17 - Sept. 14, 2018 $1,083

Campus housing is offered in Poly Canyon Village to incoming freshman students participating in the Quarter Plus Program. Residents enjoy a full kitchen and may be assigned to a single bedroom or double bedroom.

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Visit the Quarter Plus webpage.

Summer Institute - July 22 - Aug. 15, 2018

Campus housing is offered in apartments with double bedrooms for students participating in Summer Institute. Important dates for the housing portion of this program are listed below.

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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 with a kitchen. Assignments may be in a may be in a single or double bedroom. Specific room type requests cannot be guaranteed.


Go to the Summer Session Housing Interest List.


Sessions Dates Prices
Full Session June 24 - Sept. 7, 2018  $2,901
8-Week Session June 24 - Aug. 23, 2018 $2,321
First 5-Week Session June 24 - July 28, 2018 $1,315
Second 5-Week Session July 29 - Sept. 1, 2018 $1,315
Open Housing Option June 24 - Sept. 7, 2018


21 consecutive night minimum

Occupancy rates are for a single bedroom in a shared apartment unless otherwise noted. Actual rates may vary, subject to assigned room type and the number of nights requested. 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 Timeline & Checklist (pdf)

Winter Break Housing

Residence halls and campus apartments must be vacated during Winter Break, Dec. 15, 2018 - Jan. 5, 2019, but students may leave their belongings. To request Winter Break Housing, select this option in the housing application. The cost is $812. More information will be shared with students who request the Winter Break Housing option. 

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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