Rates & Dates

Below you'll find details about our payment schedules, rates and dates.

Payment Schedules

Housing Rates

Phase I & II

Academic Year*

Single** (one person per bedroom in a two- or four-bedroom apartment with a furnished dining room, living room and kitchen)

$8,960

Double (two people per bedroom in a two- or four-bedroom apartment with a furnished dining room, living room and kitchen)

$6,927

Triple (three people in a two- or four-bedroom apartment with a furnished dining room, living room and kitchen)

$5,583

*An academic year includes the fall and spring semesters only; it does not include summer.

**Single rooms are considered on a case by case basis and are not guaranteed.

Golden Eagles Apartments

(For Upper-division and Graduate Students)

Academic Year

Single (one person per bedroom in a two-bedroom apartment with a living room)

$8,265

Suite Single (one person per bedroom in a three-bedroom apartment without a living room)

$7,809

Double Bedroom (two people per bedroom in a one-bedroom apartment without a living room)

$7,289

Meal Plan Rates

Number of Meals

Academic Year

17 Meal Plan (recommended for first-year students)

$3,749

12 Meal Plan

$3,060

10 Meal Plan

$2,679

Housing Dates

The 2016-2017 License Agreement is valid from August 20, 2016, to May 20, 2017.

The 2017-2018 License Agreement is valid from August 18, 2017, to May 19, 2018.

Application Dates

New Residents

  • We welcome you to apply online now. Due to limited spaces, new students are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The priority deadline was May 8, but we're still accepting applications. Housing placement is not guaranteed, so we encourage you to apply early.

Returning Residents

  • 2017 Summer: We’re accepting applications for eligible returning residents. Housing placement is based on availability and not guaranteed.
  • 2017-2018 Academic Year: We’re accepting applications, however, eligible applicants will be placed on a waitlist.

Payment Dates

See Payment Schedule links above.

Important Dates: May Intersession 2017

May 22 May Intersession begins
May 29 Memorial Day; University closed, including Housing & Residence Life and our mail room
June 10 May Intersession ends

Important Dates: Summer Intersession 2017

April 10 Summer Residents: Housing payment due
May 8 Summer Residents: Second housing payment due
May 30 Summer Intersession begins; move-in day for summer residents
July 4 Independence Day; University closed
August 12 Summer Intersession ends; move-out day for summer residents

Important Dates: Fall Semester 2017

April 10 Returning Residents: Housing payment due for fall semester
July 10 New Residents: Housing payment due for fall semester
July 10 Returning Residents: Second housing payment due
August 17 University Convocation; Fall semester begins
August 18 Move-in Day for returning residents
August 19 Move-in Day for new and transfer students
August 21 Fall classes begin
August 21 New and Returning Residents: Housing payment due
September 4 Labor Day; University closed
November 10 Veterans Day; University Day
November 22 Finals Study Day; No classes
November 23-26 Thanksgiving Holiday; University closed
December 5-9 Final Examinations
December 15 Fall Semester ends

Important Dates: Winter Intersession 2018

January 2 Winter Intersession begins
January 15 Martin Luther King's Day; University closed
January 20 Winter Intersession ends

Important Dates: Spring Semester 2018

November 13, 2017 New and Returning Residents: Housing payment due for spring semester
January 22 Spring Semester begins
January 22 New and Returning Residents: Payment due for spring semester
March 26-April 1 Spring Break
March 30 Cesar Chavez Day; University closed
May 12 Spring classes end
May 14 Finals Study Day; No classes
May 15-19 Final exams
May 19 Move-out day for all residents
May 21-23 University Commencements
May 25 Spring semester ends
May 28 Memorial Day; University closed

Meal Plan Dates

The Dining Commons will be closed for the summer and will open again at the start of the fall semester on August 21.

Application Dates

New and Returning Residents: Select a Meal Plan when applying on the Housing Portal. Up to 30 days before you move in, you can change the number of meals on your plan by emailing Housing and Residence Life at askhousing@calstatela.edu. Please note that once the semester starts, you may only increase the number of meals. To decrease or cancel, see the cancellation policy in the License Agreement.

Payment Dates

Payment for the Meal Plan is due at the same time fees are due for housing. See "Payment Schedules" above.