Student Housing and Residential Life

North Quad

North Quad suites are designated for second year residence and above. All students wanting to live in either the Strawberry Apartments, or Vineyard and Pinnacles Suites in the North Quad must be matriculated CSU Monterey Bay students working toward a degree. Students must also be enrolled full time each semester they reside on-campus. This means 12 units per semester for undergraduates and at least 8 units per semester for graduate students. 

Move-in day at CSUMB main campus

Strawberry Apartments

Located in North Quad, Strawberry is one building comprised of apartment style living spaces. Common places include mailroom, laundry room, lounge area, and communal kitchen.

Strawberry Apartments 360° Tour

North Quad Suites and Apartments

The Vineyard or Pinnacles Suites

Located in the North Quad, these four-story suites are within walking distance of the main quad, classrooms, the library, the Dining Commons, computer facilities, the Media Learning Complex, the Campus Health Center, the Otter Sports Center, and all administrative offices. A Health and Wellness program is hosted on the fourth floor of the Vineyard Suites.

 

Location

Buildings: 301 - 303

These four-story apartments and suites are within walking distance of the main quad, classrooms, the library, the Dining Commons, computer facilities, the Media Learning Complex, the Campus Health Center, the Otter Sports Center, and all administrative office.

 

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Options and Rates

BuildingRoom TypeUnit TypeBedroom / BathroomKitchenMeal Plan RequirementSemester Rate
Pinnacles Suites, Vineyard Suites Single Bedroom 6-person Suite 4BR / 2 Bath Kitchenette* Yes $5,920
Double Bedroom 6-person Suite 4BR / 2 Bath Kitchenette* Yes $4,920
Strawberry Apartments Studio 1-person Apartment  Studio / 1 Bath Kitchenette*  No  $6,759
  Single Bedroom 4-person Apartment 4BR / 2 Bath Full Kitchen No  $6,411

*Community kitchens are available on the 2nd floor of each building

These rates reflect the standard Pinnacles suite and Vineyard suite layouts. Studio option apartments have a limited number available with priority going to students with SDR accommodations.


When selecting housing preferences within the housing application, Strawberry is listed as “Single North Quad Apt.”

What's Included?

Furniture

  • Desk and desk chair
  • Bed and mattress
  • Dresser
  • Closet

Facilities

  • Convenient study lounges
  • No charge laundry facilities
  • Staff available 24 hrs/day
  • Secure ID card building access

Technology

  • Cable television
  • Fast wireless network connections
North Quad Two Bedroom Floorplan

Sample floor plan for a two bedroom 2 person apartment. Actual room layouts may vary.

North Quad Four Bedroom Floorplan

Sample floor plan for a four bedroom 4 person apartment. Actual room layouts may vary.

4 bedroom, 6 person suite floorplan

4 bedroom, 6 person suite floorplan. Measurements are approximate and actual room layouts may vary.