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Housing Options

Residence Halls
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First year students

First year students live in our residence halls. All freshman and sophomore students that do not reside in the tri-county area of Monterey, Santa Cruz or San Benito counties are required to live in University housing.

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Transfer Students

Transfer students qualify for Area 2 Residence Halls, North Quad, Promontory, and, if age/credit requirements are met, East Campus .

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Living Learning Programs

Living Learning Programs at CSUMB are communities where students of similar interests and/or academic studies live together and participate in intentional learning about their chosen program or common interest as a collective.

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Family Housing and Graduate & Credential Programs

Family Housing and Graduate & Credential Programs is located in East Campus.

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Upper Division Housing

Upper Division Housing is mostly in North Quad, Promontory and East Campus. Sophomores that do not reside in the tri-county area of Monterey, Santa Cruz or San Benito counties are required to live in University housing. Upperclass students select their space during Reservation Days.

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International Students

International Students are placed by a different process based off their application and their program's needs.

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(831) 582-3378
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