Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the freshman/sophomore live-on requirement has been temporarily waived for the 2021-2022 academic year. We expect this be reimplimented for the 2022-2023 academic year.
For 2021-2022 housing, unless approved for a vaccination exemption, residents are required to be immunized for COVID-19 prior to Move-In. Processes for vaccine verification and exemption are still being developed and will be announced over the summer.
First year students live in our residence halls. The standard first year/sophomore live on requirement has been waived for the 2021-2022 academic year.
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.
Family Housing and Graduate & Credential Programs is located in East Campus.
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.
International Students are placed by a different process based off their application and their program's needs.