Rates & Dates

Below you'll find details about rates and dates, as well as our payment plans, schedules and methods.

Rates

2019–2020 Academic Year* Rates

2019–2020 Academic Year* Rates

Room in Phase I or Phase II

Academic Year

Semester Rate

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

$11,356 $5,678

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

$8,785 $4,392.50

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

$7,085 $3,542.50

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

Golden Eagles Apartments: 2019–2020 Academic Year* Rates

Room in Golden Eagle Apartments

(For Upper-division and Graduate Students)

Academic Year

Semester Rate

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

$10,478 $5,239

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

$9,901 $4,950.50

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

$9,243 $4,621.50

*The academic year includes fall 2019 (17 weeks) and spring 2020 (17 weeks); it does not include winter break or summer. In addition to the room fees listed above, all residents must put down a $100 deposit in case of damages and a $40 application fee. A program fee of $60 ($30 per semester) is included with room fees.

 

Meal Plan

Academic Year

Semester Rate

17 Meal Plan (recommended for first-year students)

$4,133 $2,066.50

12 Meal Plan

$3,374 $1,687

10 Meal Plan

$2,954 $1,477


SUMMER 2019 Rates*

Summer 2019 Rates*
 

May Intercession
May 20-Jun 8

3 weeks

Full Summer
May 20-Aug 10
12 weeks

Session I & II
May 24-Aug10
11 weeks

Session I Only
May 24-Jul 2 

6 weeks

Session II Only
Jul 3-Aug 10 

6 weeks

Single-Phase I

$866.73

$3466.92

$3178.01

$1733.46 $1733.46

Double-Phase I

$669.45 $2677.80 $2454.65 $1338.90 $1338.90

Triple-Phase I

$539.04 $2156.16 $1976.48 $1078.08 $1078.08
           

Single-GEA

$799.32 $3197.28 $2930.84 $1598.64 $1598.64

Double-GEA

$704.55 $2818.20 $2583.35 $1409.10 $1409.10

*Schedule does not reflect Application Fee ($40.00 non-refundable) or Security Deposit ($100.00)

Payment Schedules

When reading the payment schedules below, take into account the following:

1. Room Type (Location: Phase I, Phase II or Golden Eagle Apartments; Number of occupants)
2. Housing Only or Housing and a Meal Plan (10, 12 or 17 meals per week)
3. Payment Plan (Amounts and due dates apply for the entirety of of the License Agreement)

 

CONTINUING STUDENTS AND NEW ADMITS

2019–2020 Academic Year

Summer 2019 (For Current Residents)

2018–2019 Academic Year

Payment Methods and How to Pay Online

Online

You can pay online by credit card, debit card or e-check on CASHNet Smartpay. For a step-by-step on how to pay online, check out How to Pay Your Housing Statement Online. For questions regarding billing or CASHNet Smartpay, please contact the Cashier’s Office at (323) 343-3630.

Parents Paying Online

According to CASHNet Smartpay, a student may create a Parent PIN to allow parents, guardians and other authorized users to access their account information. A Parent PIN must be created by the student before it can be used. The student can follow these steps to create a Parent PIN:

  1. Click on "Your Account," located in the menu bar at the top of the page.
  2. Click on "Add New," located in the box labeled "Parent PINs."
  3. In the Parent PIN field, enter the Login Name you wish to assign to the Parent PIN user.
  4. Enter the Parent PIN user’s email address.
  5. Add an optional note to the welcome email that will be sent to the Parent PIN user.
  6. Select the Parent PIN user’s permission level.
  7. Click on "OK."

A welcome email will be sent to the Parent PIN user’s email address. The email will contain the optional note, login information and temporary password.

Cash

If you plan to pay with cash, make sure your housing charges are posted to your GET account (they appear as "HOU") before you go to the Cashier’s Office. If you do not see your housing charges, please go to the Office of Housing and Residence Life to obtain an invoice. The invoice assures that your payment will be applied to charges for housing and a meal plan. With the invoice, please go to the University Cashier’s office to make your payment. They will give you a receipt. Please include a copy of your receipt when you submit your application materials to the Housing Office.

Money Order, Personal Check or Cashier's Check (Endorsed by a US Bank Only) 

Make checks payable to: Cal State LA – Housing and Residence Life. Write the following on the money order, or personal or cashier's check: "Housing," the student’s name, their CIN and the term for which you want the payment applied (fall or spring).

Mail or hand-deliver it to:

Cal State LA Cashier’s Office
5151 State University Drive, ADM 128
Los Angeles, CA 90032

International Students

International payments (wire transfers and credit cards) can be made through Flywire.
 

Dates

The 2019–2020 License Agreement is valid from August 16, 2019, to May 16, 2020.

Application Dates for a Room

Current Cal State LA Students and Returning Residents: We welcome you to apply online now for the 2019–2020 academic year. If you're a returning Cal State LA student, visit the How to Apply for Current Students page to find out more. 

New Admits: Congrats on becoming a Golden Eagle! We welcome you to apply online now for the for the 2019–2020 academic year. Visit How to Apply for details.

Application Dates for a Meal Plan

Select a meal plan when applying online. 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

See "Payment Schedule" above for both room and board payment dates.

Important Dates

Fall 2019

March 22

Returning students: Initial housing payment due for fall semester

July 9

Returning students and new admits: Housing payment due for fall semester

July 16 Last day to request a cancellation with a 30-day notice

August 9

Returning students and new admits: Housing payment due for fall semester

August 19

University Convocation; Fall semester begins

August 16

Returning students: Move-in Day

August 17

New admits: Move-in Day

August 20

Fall classes begin

September 2

Labor Day; University closed

TBA

Returning students and new admits: Housing payment due for spring semester

November 11

Veterans Day (in lieu); University closed

November 25–27

Fall recess – No classes, campus open

November 28–30

Thanksgiving Holiday; University closed

TBA

Returning students and new admits: Housing payment due for spring semester

December 9

Fall classes end

December 10–16

Final examinations

December 20

Fall semester ends

Winter Break 2019–2020 and Intersession 

TBA

Winter break housing payment due

TBA

Winter break housing begins

TBA

Winter break addendum ends

January 20

Martin Luther King’s Day; University closed

Spring 2020

TBA

Returning students and new admits: Housing payment due for spring semester (also listed under "Fall 2019" above)

TBA

Returning students and new admits: Housing payment due for spring semester (also listed under "Fall 2019" above)

January 16, 2020

Spring semester begins

January 21

Spring classes start

March 30–April 5

Spring Break

March 31

Cesar Chavez Day (in lieu); University closed

May 9

Spring classes end

May 11–16

Final exams

May 16

Move-out day for all residents

May 18–22

University commencements

May 23

Spring semester ends