First-year Student Housing Fees

freshman
Updated June 17, 2019

2019-20 Fees Information
 

Payment Steps

  1. Make the Initial Payment in the Housing Application. 
    The initial payment, required to secure housing, is the first step in the payment process. Since all first-years living on campus are required to purchase a dining plan, the initial payment is combined for housing and dining. 

    Here's the breakdown:
    $500 (housing portion) + $1,000 (dining portion) = $1,500 (initial payment)

    The initial payment is refundable to first-year students who cancel housing by Aug. 15, 2019. 

    Financial Aid
    Students that have at least enough Financial Aid to cover all tuition charges for each quarter may defer the first housing payment of each quarter.

    Note! Using 2019-20 FAFSA or CA Dream application data, the Financial Aid Office has identified and the system has coded the students who qualify for deferment of the $500 initial housing payment.  To be considered, you must have a 2019-20 Financial aid application on file.

  2. Pay the Balance Owed
    Annual housing fees are viewable on Aug. 3, 2019. There are four options for paying the balance owed:

    1. Defer payment of Housing and Dining charges to be paid by financial aid (only if the student has accepted sufficient financial aid to pay for all Registration, Housing, and Dining fees).
    2. Pay entire annual balance by Sept. 1, 2019.
    3. Pay the quarterly balance by Sept 1, 2019.
    4. Pay the first monthly installment balance by Sept 1, 2019.

Students must, at minimum, pay the first monthly installment amount unless that payment is “Deferred by Financial Aid,” as indicated on the Money Matters tab of their Cal Poly portal.

2019-20 Housing Fees* 

Note! Fees for different occupancy/room configurations may be added due to changes in the availability of facilities. Should first-years be assigned into Cerro Vista Apartments, as a result of a larger incoming class, apartment rates will apply. 

 

RES HALL DOUBLE ROOM

RES HALL TRIPLE ROOM

YAKʔITʸUTʸU

DOUBLE 

YAKʔITʸUTʸU

Triple or QUAD  

Total Housing Cost for Academic Year

$8,718

$8,283

$9,591

$8,283
Initial Housing Payment -$500 -$500 -$500 -$500
Academic Year Balance $8,218 $7,783 $9,091 $7.783

*All fees are proposed and subject to change and Executive Order & Board of Trustees Approval.

Quarterly & Monthly Housing Fees

  Res Hall Double Room Res Hall Triple Room

YAKʔITʸUTʸU

DOUBLE 

YAKʔITʸUTʸU

Triple or QUAD 

TOTal Fall Charges  $3,135 $2,979 $3,450 $2,979
Installment Due Dates:        
9/1/2019 $1,045 $993 $1,150 $993
(9/1 Amount if $500 initial Pymt Made) $545 $493 $650 $493
10/1/2019 $1,045 $993 $1,150 $993
11/1/2019 $1,045 $993 $1,150 $993
         
Total Winter Charges $2,928 $2,781 $3,222 $2,781
Installment Due Dates:        
12/1/2019 $976 $927 $1,074 $927
1/1/2020 $976 $927 $1,074 $927
2/1/2020 $976 $927 $1,074 $927
         
Total Spring CHarges $2,655 $2,523 $2,919 $2,523
InStallment Due Dates:        
3/1/2020 $885 $841 $973 $841
4/1/2020 $885 $841 $973 $841
5/1/2020 $885 $841 $973 $841
         
Total Academic Year $8,718 $8,283 $9,591 $8,283

Note from Student Accounts: The quarterly housing charges will be split up into three monthly installment amounts with monthly due dates. Students may pay more than the minimum monthly installment amount. There are no penalties for paying off balances ahead of schedule. If a student prefers not to make monthly payments, they have the option to pay the full quarterly amount or even the annual amount.

At minimum, the monthly installment amount must be made by the set due date to avoid any holds that may be placed on the account.

All payments should be made using Cal Poly’s CASHNet payment portal or submitted (via mail or in-person) to the University Cashier’s Office. Payments received after 5 p.m. are posted the following business day.

For any questions regarding charges and payments please visit the Student Accounts webpage or contact them at 805-756-1428.


2018-19 Housing Fees 


Housing Payment Schedule & Dates: 2018-19 Academic Year

Note! Fees for different occupancy/room configurations may be added due to changes in the availability of facilities. Should first-years be assigned into Cerro Vista Apartments, as a result of a larger incoming class, apartment rates will apply. 

 

RES HALL DOUBLE ROOM

RES HALL TRIPLE ROOM

yakʔitʸutʸu

Double 

yakʔitʸutʸu

quad  

Total Housing Cost for Academic Year

$8,259

$7,847

$9,085

$7,847

Initial Housing Payment

$500

$500

$500

$500

Balance Due

$7,759

$7,347

$8,585

$7,347

Installment Payment Due Dates (If Applicable): 2018-19 Academic Year

The following amounts include the $21 installment payment enrollment fee.

PAYMENTS
DUE DATE     
RES HALL
DOUBLE
ROOM
RES HALL
TRIPLE
ROOM

yakʔitʸutʸu

double

yakʔitʸutʸu

quad

Sept. 1, 2018 $972.50 $921 $1,075.75 $921
Oct. 1, 2018 $972.50 $921 $1,075.75 $921
Nov. 1, 2018 $972.50 $921 $1,075.75 $921
Dec. 1, 2018 $972.50 $921 $1,075.75 $921
Jan. 1, 2019 $972.50 $921 $1,075.75 $921
Feb. 1, 2019 $972.50 $921 $1,075.75 $921
Mar. 1, 2019 $972.50 $921 $1,075.75 $921
April 1, 2019 $972.50 $921 $1,075.75 $921

All payments are handled by Student Accounts: 805-756-1428. View payment methods on the Student Accounts webpage. Payments received after 5 p.m. are posted the following business day. Please allow at least ten business days for the processing of your payment.

 

Related Content

Support Another Student

Give Today.

Strategic Plan

Get the Student Affairs Strategic Plan

Get the Strategic Plan

Res Life Events

Res Life Event Calendar