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)

$8,930

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

$6,897

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

$5,553

*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)

$8,235

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

$7,779

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

$7,259

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 Sat., August 20, 2016 to Sat., May 20, 2017.

The 2017-2018 License Agreement is valid from Sat., August 18, 2017 to Sat., 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. Housing placement is not guaranteed, so we encourage you to apply early. The last day to apply for housing is Monday, May 8.

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: Spring Semester 2017

April 10

Payment due for fall 2017 and summer 2017 (returning students only)

May 15

Study day – No classes; Dining Commons only opened until 3 p.m.

May 16-20

Final Exams

May 19

Last day of the spring Meal Plan 

May 20

Residents must move out by 2 p.m. (last day of the 2016-2017 License Agreement)

May 22-24

Commencement

Important Dates: May Intersession 2017

May 22 May Intersession begins
May 29 Memorial Day; University closed
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 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

For spring 2017, Meal Plans begin on Mon., January 23, 2017, and end with dinner on Fri., May 19. Only brunch will be served on the semester Designated Study Date of Tues., May 16, 2017.

The Dining Commons will be closed on the dates below in observance of holidays and academic breaks:

Holiday or Academic Break Dates Dining Commons Closed

Summer Student Recess

Sat., May 20, 2017, through Sun., May 28, 2017

Memorial Day

Mon., May 29, 2017

Application Dates

Current Residents: To sign up after the semester has started, please visit the Housing and Residence Life Office.

New 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 "Cancellation Policy."

Payment Dates

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