North Mountain Residence Halls


North Mountain Residence Halls

These five residence halls house the Living Learning Program and the Connections Community.

• Shasta Hall
• Diablo Hall
• Palomar Hall
• Whitney Hall
• Lassen Hall

Residents have access to the game room, study lounge, and kitchen in the nearby South Mountain residence hall, Santa Lucia. Halls provide triple-occupancy accommodations with community-style bath facilities. Bedrooms and bathrooms are separated by gender unless the student specifically requests gender inclusive housing.

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Learning Community

The Residential Learning Community placements for the 2021-22 school year have been assigned.


CSD (Coordinator of Student Development): Professional staff that live in the halls and supervise the RAs.
Resident Advisor (RA): Student peer leaders trained in safety and supervision and are on-call.
Front Desk: Student staff serve resident needs, answer questions and check out equipment. Your front desk is located in Trinity Hall. 
Open M-F: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Weekends: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Floor Plans & Furnishings


Floorplans, Furnishings & Dimensions
• Flooring: Carpet
• Closet: built-in and wardrobe
• Compact refrigerator: in room
• Microwave: in room
• Bed Size: 38” x 80" (twin extra long)
• Desk and chair
• Small mobile file cabinet
• Chest of drawers
• Waste/recycle
• Window coverings


  • Secure keycard access to Santa Lucia Hall
  • WiFi
  • Community kitchen
  • Kitchen and game equipment for checkout
  • Weekly cleaning service of bathrooms


  • Free laundry
  • Study area
  • Pool table
  • Foosball table
  • Table tennis
  • Piano
  • Purified water fill stations
  • Vending Area
  • Built-in outdoor grill
  • Bike racks


WiFi is available through all interior residential spaces, including Community Centers and in rooms.

WiFi Options: Use Eduroam for general use with phones, laptops, mobile devices. Use CP-IoT for gaming consoles, SmartTVs, media devices, speakers.

Wired: Every room is equipped with wired Ethernet ports either on the wall or on an Aruba Access Point. Wall ports labeled (X) and (Y) are active and available for use.

For general assistance with technology and network access, visit or call 805-756-5600.


Residents have access to 150+ channels, including premium stations such as HBO and sports networks, in community spaces and on personal devices. To get connected, visit


Laundry rooms are located in the basements of Diablo, Lassen and Whitney Halls. Your room key opens the laundry rooms. We have laundry monitoring so you can check for machine availability and get alerts when your laundry is done.


A landline phone is provided in each community center. For campus calls, dial the last five digits of the telephone number. Dial 7 + 1 + 805 + the number for off campus calls. Long distance calls require a calling card.


Mail and packages will be delivered to the Pacheco Post Package Center, located in the yakʔitʸutʸu complex. Once your mail is received and processed, an email will be sent to your Cal Poly email address containing all pick-up information and locker codes.


[Your Name]
[Mail Box #] Klamath Rd.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93410

The Mailbox # is assigned separately by Distribution Services and is not your room number. This is emailed to you before you move in.

Proper addressing is essential to prompt delivery of mail and packages. Mail is not forwarded during breaks or once you move off campus

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