News & Announcements


  Here are the latest announcements from April 23, 2019


Nuts & Bolts

Humans Of Housing: Live Here Be Golden
Everyone has a story to share. You can be a part of a diverse community where you can share your story. Check out our first Humans of Housing video and remember to apply to live on campus now!
Spring Break Service-Learning Trip For Halisi Residents
Halisi Scholars dedicated their spring break to serve in the community of Montgomery, AL and learned about the important events that took place in Alabama that impacted and shaped the country we live in. See the article written by the Public Affairs Office.  
Summer Application Now Open
Want to live on campus for the summer? The Summer Payment Schedule and Application Process are now available online. Students intending to live on campus during the summer must participate in a separate contracting process for summer 2019. Students are not required to be enrolled in classes to apply for summer but only those that have been enrolled for Spring 2019 and who will be enrolled Fall 2019 are eligible to participate in the summer housing program.  Students will be required to complete the online application/agreement, $140 initial payment and obtain TB clearance. (If you applied and submitted TB clearance for 2019-2020, you don’t need to submit a new one.)
Want To Live On Campus Next Year? It’s Not Too Late, Apply Now!
Missed the deadline to apply to live on campus? Don’t worry, you can still apply! You will be placed on the waitlist. Apply now by submitting the 2019–2020 License Agreement online, $340 payment and a new Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire Form. The application is available on the Housing Portal. The sooner you apply, the earlier your position will be on the waitlist.
Room And Board Rates  
Room and board rates are now available online for your review. Rates for the 2019-2020 Academic Year and for Summer 2019 have increased by 15% for room and 5% for dining plans.
Landscaping In Housing
Landscapers service the Housing community Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on a weekly basis. Landscaping will include mowing the grass, trimming bushes, trees and plants.
New Housing Construction Updates
Construction for Student Housing East (SHE) is underway on the Eastside of Phase I and Lots 7 and 7a. The new buildings will incorporate traditional-style housing for first-year and sophomore students. Students are able to view updates regarding construction and noise, photos of the construction progressions, any service interruptions that may affect the community, and information on where and how to report an issue related to the ongoing construction.
Residents who live in Phase I, Eastside and face parking lot 7A, please keep your windows, blinds and sliding doors closed to prevent dust and minimize noise from entering your apartments.
At this time, you can expect high noise levels due to jack hammering and breaking concrete. For your safety, do not move or cross any barricades.
Construction and progress updates are available on the Constructions Updates webpage.
If you have any questions, please stop by the Housing Office or call (323) 343-4800.
May 2019 Session
Take classes during the May 2019 Session through the Collage of Professional & Global Education. Classes are $320 per unit and will take place May 20 – June 8, 2019. You may be eligible for a Pell Grant award for Summer Session. Get more information online.

Money Matters

Summer Payment Deadline Around The Corner
Are you staying for summer? Summer charges will posted soon to students’ GET account. Visit our website for summer payment information. Payment is due on May 10.
Cancelling Summer Housing
If you applied to live on campus for the summer and want to cancel your application, you must submit your Cancellation Request Form as soon as possible. The deadline was April 20, 2019, but you can still submit your form. Check the License Agreement: Summer 2019 for additional information on canceling.
Don’t Lose Your Financial Aid & Housing
Stay enrolled at full-time status (undergrad 12 units, grad 8 units) and abide by the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP) to keep your financial aid and Housing.

Events & Opportunities

HACU Student Delegate Program
You are invited to apply for the Cal State LA 2019 Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Student Delegate Program. If selected, you will get a full scholarship to a conference in Chicago this October. Deadline to apply is April 30. Visit their website for more information.
Take Back The Night
This event will be full of opportunities to reclaim the campus as a safe space and break the silence on gender and sexual violence. Tonight, April 23 from 5–7 p.m. (U-SU Plaza/Walkway)
ASI’s Farmer’s Market
Buy your locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables at the farmer’s market on campus. Remember to bring your reusable bags. April 24 from 8 a.m.–6 p.m. will be the last farmer’s market date this semester. (Campus Walkway)

Weekly Emails

We send an email to your Cal State LA email address every week during the semester to keep you in the loop. Here are the most recent emails (including the latest one above):
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