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Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates

Schedule of Events

Schedule is subject to change.

Residence Halls Close

May 11 2024

Residence Halls close at 10am on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

First Round of Room Assignments, Guarantee or Waitlist Notification Emails

May 31 2024

Room assignments and waitlist notifications will be emailed in late May to students who submitted an application by the April 1, 2024 priority deadline.

Last Day to Cancel Housing Application for Fall 2024 and Provide 30 Days Notice

Jul 19 2024

Students who wish to cancel their request to live on campus must notify the Housing Office by canceling through their myHousing portal or by email of this decision by July 19, 2024. Notifying any other university office does not satisfy your obligation to notify Housing & Residence Life. Such requests that are received by July 19 will be honored; all cancellations will forfeit the nonrefundable application fee of $100.

Deadline to Upload Photo for Humboldt ID

Jul 19 2024

Please follow the instructions emailed to you by Admissions to upload your photo for your Humboldt ID. Also found here. New students are required to submit your photo by the deadline. We will print your ID card, encode it with your room and meal plan access, and have it ready for you at check-in. If you upload your photo after the deadline, we will have a temporary access card for your room and you will need to work with the ID Office in the Library to pick up your Humboldt ID plan to bring to Housing to encode.

Cancel on or after July 20th

Jul 20 2024

Beginning July 20, 2024, requests to cancel will be honored; however, these requests will forfeit the $100 nonrefundable application fee, be charged a $200 cancellation fee, and charged a prorated daily penalty fee for each day of notice that is less than the required 30 days’ notice.

Residence Halls Open for First-Year Students

Aug 17 2024

The residence halls will open for the year at 8:00 am, Saturday, August 17, 2024 for First-Year Students. Anyone checking into the residence halls on Saturday will have an assigned check-in time. 

You will need to bring a valid photo ID to check-in.

Residence Halls Open For New Transfer & Continuing Students

Aug 19 2024

The residence halls will open for the year at 8:00 am, Monday, August 19, 2024. Anyone checking into the residence halls on Monday will have an assigned check-in time.

You will need to bring a valid photo ID to check-in.

Housing & Meal Plan Fall Payment Due

Aug 22 2024

Amounts will vary according to room assignment and meal plan selected. Refer to your myHumboldt account in your Student Center for your specific payment amounts and payment due dates.

Last day to Reduce Meal Plan for the Fall Semester

Sep 6 2024

Meal plan requirements vary by living area. Please send an email to to discuss your options.

Housing Application Opens at 9am for the Spring 2025 Semester

Oct 9 2024

Online application opens at for all new students who have accepted their admission to Cal Poly Humboldt for Spring 2025. Students will not be able to access the Housing Application until they've accepted their admission. Your Humboldt User Name and password will log you into your myHousing account.