Residence Life Miguel, Jonathan, Ethel, Daniel

The residence life at Cal - State University of Fullerton is designed to help the students who live on campus to develop a sense of community, and at the same time help them to get involved on activities such as leadership, providing students employments, students also can get to participate on planning, organizing and participating on creating activities or informal events. The university mainly purpose is to encourage students to engage and connect students in all of these types of activities to help them feel like an in home experience; meanwhile, they learn and grow.

How to Apply

The process of applying is handle it by the FAFSA student Aid application, in order to evaluate is the student is qualify for any type of Financial Aid. Once FAFSA is approved then the second process will be filling up the yearly application for housing an wait for an offer once the application is processed. There are some fees that needs to be paid upfront with the application. Generally for the new students is $250 dollars and for transfer students is $350. Once you accept your housing offer then you will be all set to move in on August. The deadline to apply for this academic year is March 20, 2017.

Housing Options

Residence halls designed for incoming freshmen holds 1,062 students in double occupancy bedrooms sharing community bathrooms. the building is accommodated with study rooms that are centrally located on each floor, the idea is to promote students interaction among them. Two students residents will share their room and they both will share a community bathroom with other seven residents.The Bathrooms have Two showers and two sinks and two commodes. here are two types the double bed units and the triple bed units.

Double Apartments: these types of units are designed to hold about 800 residents. This units are designed to be the home of 6 students, two per bedroom in a total of three bedrooms. Each apartment has Ac and heat system. the units are equipped with beds, desks, closets, drssers, living rooms, kitchen and bedrooms.

Single Apartments: continuing and transfer students also have the option to this type of home which are designed to hold four students/mateswich each having access to a private bedroom. the acommodations are: 2 bathrooms, AC / Heat system, bedrooms with approximately 12 feet by 8. beds of 80 inches long, desk, closet, living room dinning room, kitchen and two bathrooms. this are the ones considered a little bit more private since each resident has its own room.

Room Prices: Double apartments ....$9300 Single apartments ....$12210 Residence Halls $11,466

All students who live at the occupancy units usually get a semester credit depending on how many people they share the rooms with. The ones who live with three residents will receive a credit of $800 dollars per semester per student and the ones who live with two students will receive a credit of $200 per semester per student.

Interview Questions

Housing Policies

Living in a community requires an effort on the part of all residents to cooperate in respecting individual and group rights. Residents must abide by the rules and regulations which are designed to promote the spirit of cooperation that must exist to assure the safety and comfort of all community members

"ALCOHOL"-The rules on alcohol are basic. There is to be nobody under the age of 21 in the same room when drinking alcohol.

"OPEN CONTAINERS" -In regards to open containers, there is to be at no time any open containers or packages of alcohol in public.

"ALTERATIONS" - There are to be at no times no alterations made to the residents buildings, this includes chin up bars hanging on door ways.

"BUSINESS OPERATIONS" - Nobody may operate a private business within the facility.

"GROUP EFFORT" - Part of living in a community environment means each person doing their part to keep the area clean. All residents are expected to maintain a standard level of sanitation and hygiene in their living areas. Some examples of causes for concern include but are not limited to: body odor, excessive trash, rotting food, items obstructing egress, etc. Failure to meet standards of sanitation may lead to damage charges.

"DRUGS" - The use, possession, sale, manufacture, distribution or attempt to do so, of illegal drugs, hallucinogens or controlled substances, or the evidence of such, including odor, smoke, residue, paraphernalia or illegal substances is prohibited in all Housing facilities.

The Gastronome

The Gastronome is a unique, state of the art dining facility. It provides the Cal State Fullerton community a great opportunity to not only eat a healthy, nutritious, and well balance meals; but it also serves as a hub of activity and a place to bring the community together.

Business Hours

  1. Monday-Friday 7 AM- 8 PM
  2. Saturday & Sunday 9: 30 AM- 7:30 PM

Phone Number: 657-278-2265

Meal Plans

Food Selection

  • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, Apple Cinnamon Whole Wheat Pancake, Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Salad Bar, and Smoothies
  • Lunch: Sloppy Joe Sandwich, California Turkey Bacon Wrap, Mac & Cheese Burger, & Pepperoni Pizza
  • Dinner: Loaded Fish Tacos, Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, Chili Cheddar Dog

Nutrition Highlights

  • Eat Well
  • Fat Free
  • Low Fat
  • < 100 Calories
  • < 300 Calories
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Baked. Not Fried

Residence Life organizations and Activties

Theme Communities

  • Living within a theme housing community provides you with an additional level of connection to the campus and helps you build a stronger sense of community through purposeful interactions with students, staff, faculty, and administrators. These communities can provide you with resources and support during your transition to Cal State Fullerton
  • These communities include: The college of Health and human development,Humanities and Social Science College of the Arts, and the colleges of Engineering, Computer Science, Natural Sciences and Mathematics

First year connection

Gives students the opportunity to live on campus with other first year students in the Pine residence hall. Benefits of the first time connection include a study space , social and informational programs

RSA (Resident Student Association)

The Resident Student Association (RSA) serves as the student government of Student Housing. RSA acts as a connection between the students and management of the residence halls and apartments on campus. RSA plans community and campus events, holds weekly officer and General Council meetings, and voices resident concerns to the greater community.

RSA wants to hear from students and encourages all students who live on campus to get involved by attending weekly General Council or Committee meetings to voice their concerns, get informed, and get involved!

Resident Advisors

The Resident Advisor (RA) staff are current CSUF students who live in the residence halls and apartments. RAs create connections with residents and host events for students in housing in order to build community and provide co-curricular education. RAs are familiar with campus policies, departments and resources and promote student success through measures of safety and security, peer support and referrals, as well as campus engagement.

National Residence Hall Honorary

The purpose of the Chi Psi Phi Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) at Cal State Fullerton is to recognize outstanding contributions within CSUF Housing. As a student lead organization, the goals of NRHH include the encouragement of service and personal growth. These goals are demonstrated through community service projects, development, and commitment to leadership, focusing on recognition, community service, and scholastics on the local, regional, and national levels. As an integral component of the National Association of College and University Residence Halls, Incorporated (NACURH), the NRHH strives to recognize the top 1% of student leaders living in college and university housing at NACURH member schools.

NRHH Of The Month Awards

What are OTM’s !?

Of The Month (OTM) is a month-specific award to recognize outstanding members or programs within the Housing community at Cal State Fullerton. These awards are written by residents, like you, to recognize their peers, RA’s, Professional Staff and community programs. Campus OTM recipients are submitted for possible regional and national recognition by NRHH.

Who are the people behind OTM’s?

The OTM process is facilitated by NRHH, a student organization of residents interested in community service, recognition, and leadership. When you submit your nomination, NRHH will recognize those who have impacted the Housing community and have accomplished great things around Housing each month.

What does the nomination application consist of?

The application includes your information and the person you will be nominating. You can submit up to 600 words on why they deserve the nomination. The essay should focus on the great things the individual has done throughout that month or why the program was so great. Make sure to be very specific and brag about the individual/program you are nominating.

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