Rates & Dates

The costs for room and board for the 2016-2017 are listed below. An academic year includes fall and spring semesters only (not summer). You may find the following payment charts helpful: Phase I & II and Golden Eagle Apartments.

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)



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



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



*Single rooms require approval and are based on availability. They are only offered to students who are registered with the Office for Students with Disabilities or those with other special circumstances.

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)



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



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



Meal Plan Rates

Number of Meals


Academic Year

17 Meal Plan (recommended for first-year students)



12 Meal Plan



10 Meal Plan

$ 1,326


Housing Dates

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

Application Dates

We'll be accepting applications for the spring 2017 semester in November. Information and applications for the 2017-2018 school year, including summer, will be available in March 2017.

Payment Dates

Housing fees for fall 2016 should have been paid by Friday, September 2. If a resident has not yet paid their balance, they should see the Housing Services Office immediately.

The installment due dates for spring 2017 are Monday, November 14, 2016, and Monday, January 23, 2017. 

Meal Plan Dates

For the fall 2016 semester, Meal Plans begin on Monday, August 22, and end on Friday, December 9. For spring 2017, Meal Plans begin on Monday, January 23, 2017, and end with dinner on Friday, May 19. Only brunch will be served on the semester Designated Study Dates: Wednesday, November 23, 2016, and Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

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

Holiday or Academic BreakDates Closed

Veteran’s Day

Friday, November 11, 2016

Thanksgiving Weekend

Thursday, November 24, 2016, through Sunday, November 27, 2016

Winter Recess and Intersession

Saturday, December 10, 2016, through Sunday, January 22, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 16, 2017

Spring Recess

Saturday, March 25 through April 2, 2017

Cesar Chavez Day

Friday, March 31, 2017

Summer Student Recess

Saturday, May 20, 2017, through Sunday, May 28, 2017

Memorial Day

Monday, May 29, 2017

Application Dates

New Students: 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 Services 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."

Current Students: To sign up after the semester has started, please visit the Housing Services Office.

Payment Dates

Payment dates for the Meal Plan are the same as the payment dates for housing. See above.