Housing Dates

All Fall 2024 room assignment and move-in instructions will be sent during the 1st week of August. All information will be sent to your CSUM email account. 

Fall 2024 Semester:

  • August 17th: Move-in for new incoming residents (Move-in Day instructions will be sent in early August).

Fall 2023 Semester:

  • August 20th: Move-in for New Incoming Residents (Move-in Day for Fall 2023 instructions will be sent in August)
  • August 20th - August 27th: New Student Orientation
  • August 26th - August 27th: Move-in for Returning Residents
  • August 28th: First day of Fall Semester courses begin
  • September 12th - September 29th: Room Change Request / Consolidation Process (all approved changes must move by September 29th)
  • October 21st: Fall Preview Day (anticipate campus tours including housing)
  • November 23rd and November 24th: Thanksgiving Break. Residence Halls are open during Thanksgiving Break (campus dining may have limited hours/close)
  • December 14th - December 18th: Final Exam Period (24/7 Quiet Hours)
  • December 19th: Residence Halls close for Winter Break 2023 at 10am on 12/19
  • December 19th - January 5th: Residence Halls closed for Winter Break

Spring 2024 Semester:

  • January 2nd: Coast Guard Exam early arrival. No other early arrivals will be granted.
  • January 6th-January 7th: Residence halls open for Spring 2024. Move-in for all residents will be from 10am-6pm on 1/6 and 1/7.
  • January 8th: First day of instruction.
  • January 15th: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.
  • March 4th-8th: Spring Break.
  • March 15th: 2024-2025 StarRez Housing Application Process Opens.
  • March 15th: 2024-2025 Off Campus Petition Process Opens.
  • March 29th: 2024-2025 Off Campus Petition Process Closes.
  • March 31st: Cesar Chavez Holiday (campus closed; residence halls remain open).
  • April 29th; Final exam period begins & 24/7 quiet hours in residence halls.
  • May 3rd: Residence halls close at 10AM.
  • May 4th: Commencement (Graduating students and commencement working students will need to complete an extension request form, available in mid April).