Housing Rates

To assist our students with their financial planning, Student Housing & Residential Life offers a rate lock structure for Main Campus and East Campus. Rates typically increase by about 5 percent per year. All housing and meal plan fees are due in accordance to CSUMB Tuition/Fees Deadlines.

Housing Payment Plan

The housing cost per semester is broken down into three payments. The first payment is 50% of the total cost and the remaining two payments are 25% of the total cost of housing. Each Payment is due on the 15th of the corresponding month. See the below grid for more details.

Housing Installment Payment Plan Info

Rate Lock

Student Housing & Residential Life has implemented a rate lock structure that secures your housing rate for a designated number of years while you progress academically at the University.

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2018-2019 Student Housing Rates

The terms of your license agreement makes you to financial responsibility for your housing assignment for the full academic year.

Residence Halls Per Semester

Type Cost
Single occupancy $5,422
Double occupancy $4,017
Triple/quadruple occupancy $3,525

Students that reside in the Residence Halls are required to purchase a meal plan. Meal Plans are not included in the housing rates.

East Campus per month

Type Cost Furnished
Family license - new student $1,375 N/A
Individual license - single new student $709 $724
Individual license - double new student $552 $567

Meal plans optional for students that reside in East Campus Apartments.

North Quad Suites and Apartments per semester

Type Cost
Single occupancy $5,583
Double occupancy $4,227
Single occupancy apartments (Strawberry) $5,777

Students that live in the North Quad Suites are required to purchase a meal plan. Meal Plans are not included in the housing rates.

Meal plans optional for students that reside in North Quad Apartments.

Promontory Apartments Per Semester

Type Cost
Single occupancy $5,951
Double $4,345

Meal plans optional for students that reside in Promontory Apartments.

2018-19 Meal Plans

To request a change to your meal plan please fill out this form. Freshmen will be required to select among three (3) "freshmen" mandatory Dining Plans. For more information on meal plans visit the CSUMB Dining web page.

Meal Plan  Cost Per Semester Blocks Flex Dollars Guest Pass
Seaside 7 $2,100 Mon-Sun Unlimited $125 per semester 5 per semester
Seaside 5 $2,100 Mon-Fri Unlimited $325 per semester 5 per semester
Waves 215 $2,100 215 per semester $500 per semester 5 per semester
Waves 150 $1,650 150 per semester $325 per semester 5 per semester
Waves 120 $1,650 120 per semester $525 per semester 5 per semester

Making payments

Main Campus Housing

To make payments for Main Campus (Residence Halls, North Quad, or Promontory): follow the steps at csumb.edu/payments. Main Campus payments are per semester and are due when tuition is due.

Main Campus Payments

East Campus Housing

To make your monthly payments for East Campus you can either set up an account at myallianceadvantage.com and pay or in person at 603 Thomas Court, Marina, CA 93933 with a check. East Campus Payments are month to month are are due by the 1st of each month.

East Campus Payments