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Poly Canyon Village Apartments

 

Poly Canyon Village Apartments


Located on the north end of campus, Poly Canyon Village offers a vibrant community for continuing and transfer students. Each apartment has a full kitchen, a living room common area, two suite-style bathrooms, and four, or five bedrooms. Bedrooms provide single- and double-occupancy accommodations. Apartments are separated by gender unless the student specifically requests gender inclusive housing.

Poly Canyon Village is made up of nine free-standing apartment buildings:

• Aliso 
• Buena Vista
• Corralitos 
• Dover 
• Estrella

• Foxen 
• Gypsum 
• Huasna 
• Inyo 

 

    Residents delight in amenities like the Village Plaza in the heart of the community, complete with Jamba Juice, Einstein's Bros Bagels, Canyon Café, and the Village Market. Nearby, a community center and leisure pool offer a chance to connect and unwind, while two adjacent parking structures make parking easy.

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    Check-in, Cancellations and Check-out

    Check-in: Whether you are checking in with us at the start of the year or mid-year, you will receive a pre-arrival email with all of your check-in instructions. In the summer, we update our Mustang Move-in website with extensive move-in information including packing lists, maps and instructions. 

    Room Condition Inventory: Within 72 hours of moving in, complete the Room Condition Inventory on your portal. It is important to do this so you are not charged for damage that wasn’t your fault when you check-out at the end of the year. Here’s how:

    • Log-in to your portal
    • Click on the University Housing tab
    • Click on the Room Condition tab
    • You will see a list of areas to review (your personal room, and any shared spaces in your apartment.) Click review for each area. Note: common areas will be viewable to all roommates but only needs to be completed by one.
    • Check each item in the list. If you agree with the condition, click agree.
    • If you do not agree with the condition, click more information, add a brief note about the problem (ex: the microwave isn’t working), and do not click accept.
    • When you have completed the review of all items, click save review at the bottom.
    • Continue your review until you have completed all the items on the list. 

    Cancellation Requests 
    Students interested in canceling their housing contract must submit a cancellation form in the Housing Portal on MyCalPoly. Cancellations are accepted before move-in and throughout the year.  A 30-day notice is required for all cancellation requests. 

    If you think you will need to cancel your housing but haven't finalized your decision, go ahead and submit a request. Select the "Hold for Cancel" option to secure the date you gave notice while you make your decision. This will help you avoid lack of notice fees or minimize the amount you are charged. You can rescind your request, if needed by emailing us.  

    When you cancel housing for an approved reason—and those are listed in the Housing Portal—the $500 initial payment that you made when you applied for housing is refunded. If you cancel to live off campus, the initial payment is not refunded.

    Mid-year Check-out: When you are prepared to check-out, do all of these steps or you will be charged with an improper check-out:

    1. Prep your room and move-out: clean, remove trash, put furniture back. Original furniture locations are in floor plans tab below.
    2. Complete express check-out in your portal and include photo(s) of your clean room
    3. Turn in your keys/access card to the express checkout box you indicated in the express checkout form. Make sure to write your info on the envelope provided.

    End of year Check-out:

    1. Prep your room and move-out: clean, remove trash, put furniture back. Original furniture locations are in floor plans tab below.
    2. Complete Room Condition Form in Portal (instructions above)
    3. Complete express check-out in your portal and include photo(s) of your clean room
    4. Turn in your keys/access card to the express checkout box you indicated in the express checkout form. Make sure to write your info on the envelope provided.

    Learning Community

    Residential Learning Community locations for the 2022-23 school year will be assigned in earlu summer.

    Staff

    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 Aliso. 
    Open M-F: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., S-S: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

    Floor Plans & Furnishings

    Floorplans, Dimensions & Furnishings 

    4 Person - Single Bedroom Apartments: Each bedroom is single-occupancy and contains a desk and chair. Four bedroom apartments house four residents.

    5 Person - Single Bedroom Apartments: Each bedroom is single-occupancy and contains a desk and chair. Five bedroom apartments house five residents. 

    6 Person: Two single bedrooms and two shared rooms. Each bedroom includes a bed, wardrobe, dress, desk and chair for each resident. The four bedroom apartment houses six residents.

    Bedrooms
    • Flooring: carpet
    • Closet: wardrobe
    • Bed Size: 38” x 80" (twin extra long)
    • Desks and chairs
    • Waste/recycle/compost bins
    • Dresser
    • Window coverings

    Bathrooms
    • 2 bathrooms per apartment
    • Shower curtains
    • Towel hooks
    • Complementary toilet paper included

    Kitchen
    • Full size refrigerator
    • Microwave
    • Oven with stovetop
    • Bar countertop with 3 stools
    • Cabinets

    Living Room/Common Area
    • Two-person sofa
    • Single-seat chair with ottoman
    • Coffee table
    • End table
    • Floor lamp
    • Storage Closet: built-in with vacuum, dust pan and broom
    • Flat panel TV wall mount and TV stand (TV not included)
    • Cable hookup

    Amenities

    • Secure keycard access
    • WiFi
    • Free laundry
    • Study area
    • Game equipment for checkout
    • Swimming Pool and lounge chairs
    • Lockers for pool area (lock not provided)
    • Knowledge center

     

    • Pool table
    • Foosball table
    • Table tennis
    • Piano
    • Purified water fill stations
    • Vending Area
    • Built-in outdoor grill
    • Basketball Court
    • Sand Volleyball Court
    • Elevators
    • Music Room
    • Bike racks

     

     

    Internet, Streaming T.V. and Phones

    Internet
    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 sat.calpoly.edu or call 805-756-5600.

    Streaming T.V.
    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 sat.calpoly.edu/restech/tv.

    Phones
    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.

    Laundry

    Laundry rooms are located in Aliso A120, Corralitos C130, Dover D115, Estrella E029, Foxen F117, Gypsum G125, Huasna H144, and Inyo 001. We have laundry monitoring so you can check for machine availability and get alerts when your laundry is done.

    Mail

    Mail sent by USPS will be delivered to your mailbox in Canyon Post. Use the combination provided by Distribution Services to open your mailbox. »

    • Turn left four times and stop at the first number. 
    • Turn right, passing the first number once and stop at the second number. 
    • Turn left and stop at the third number. 
    • Turn right slowly, and pull open.

    Packages sent with a tracking number and requiring a signature are delivered to Canyon Post. Bring your email notice and a photo ID to retrieve your package.

    YOUR MAILING ADDRESS

    [Your Name]
    [Mail Box #] Canyon Circle
    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

    Facility and Technology Maintenance Requests

    For assistance with all facility-related issues (i.e. furnishings, room conditions, plumbing, electrical, etc.) complete a Maintenance Service Request on your Cal Poly Portal, Housing Tab. Please submit your request as early in the day as possible so it may be directed to the appropriate channel.

    For assistance with all technology-related issues (internet, streaming T.V., connection issues, etc.) reach out to ResTech.

    Sustainability Practices

    In alignment with the campus sustainability goals, University Housing is working to be more sustainable by offering these services in our communities:

    • Move-out donation and recycling bins
    • Compost and recycling bins in every community
    • Clothing drives
    • Water filtration systems

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