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Housing & Meals

Information packet

This packet provides information, guidelines and rules about on-campus housing and meals, as well as information on orientation and the first day check-in schedule.

Reg​ister for Housing

After you’ve reviewed the Housing and Meal Plan Information Packet, you can sign up for on-campus housing and meals here.


CSU Summer Arts participants who choose to live on campus will be housed on the Fresno State main campus in the Sequoia, Cedar, or Birch building. These buildings are within five minutes' walking distance to classrooms and facilities. The rooms are suite-style, with two or three single- or double-occupancy bedrooms. Each suite shares a bathroom and a common area with a small refrigerator and microwave. There are a very limited number of single rooms and these are booked on a first-come, first-served basis.

Your preference for accommodations are not guaranteed to be available. It is possible to request your roommate and rooms where all participants agree to live together may be mixed gender. For participants who do not specify a roommate, rooms will be booked with men and women in separate suites.

Linens are provided. You will be provided with a pillow, lightweight blanket, mattress pad, two flat sheets, pillowcase, bath towel, hand towel, washcloth, and shower mat. Linens may be exchanged once per week. There are pay laundry machines for personal laundry.

ALL ON-CAMPUS HOUSING INCLUDES A MEAL PLAN. The meal plan provides a wide variety menu, including many vegetarian options, and three meals per day. It is not possible to purchase a meal plan without staying on campus, but single meals will be available for purchase at the University Dining Hall.

Costs for Two Weeks

June 29 to July 12; or July 13 to July 26, 2020

​Double room with meal plan
​Single room with meal plan

Costs for Four Weeks

June 29 to July 26, 2020

​Double room with meal plan
​Single room with meal plan

Note: All rooms include meals. Housing-only plans are not available.


Space is limited. Housing and meal plan reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and payment in full is required prior to arrival. The deadlines to reister online for your Housing and Meal Plan are:

​Session Beginning
​Reservation/Payment Deadline
​Cancellation Date for Full Refund
​Cancellation Date for 50% Refund
​June 29, 2020
June 15, 2020
​June 22, 2020
​June 26, 2020
​July 13, 2020
​Julne 29, 2020
​July 6, 2020
​July 10, 2020

Note: CSU Summer Arts will bill you once you have made your housing reservation.

*Please pay careful attention to the cancellation dates. Cancellations made after the last cancellation date - or no-shows - will be billed for the full cost of housing. Cancellations made between the full refund deadline and the half refund deadline will result in a refund of half the cost of housing. Even if no payment has been made, the student will still be billed for these costs. 

Call the the CSU Summer Arts office, call the University Courtyard (559-278-2345; open Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m.) or check out the University Courtyard website for more information.

All information is subject to change.

ParkiNg on campus

You will be emailed a parking code good for use at a permit dispenser on check-in day only. You ​must purchase a parking permit during check-in if you will be leaving a car on campus. The parking office will be on site to sell permits at check-in. A student parking permit will allow you to park on campus in green lots designated as student/public parking. These cost $20 for June 29 to July 26.