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

Dates Price
Aug. 12 - Sept. 8, 2017 $568

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 private bedroom, shared double suite bedroom (all bunked beds) or shared bedroom.

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Visit the Quarter Plus webpage for 2017 move-in information.

Summer Institute - July 29 - Aug. 22, 2017

Campus housing is offered in apartments with shared 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 and your bed space assignment may be in a may be in a private, shared, or double suite bedroom. Specific room type requests cannot be guaranteed.


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


Sessions Dates Prices
Full Session June 21 - Sept. 2, 2017  $2,591
8-Week Session June 21 - Aug. 24, 2017 $2,271
First 5-Week Session June 21 - July 27, 2017 $1,278
Second 5-Week Session July 26 - Aug. 30, 2017 $1,242
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. 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 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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