Summer Residencies

Students enrolled in Summer Animation Residency may purchase optional on-campus housing in Ahmanson Hall; apartment-style suites, consisting of five or six bedrooms with a shared kitchen, bath and furnished living room. A microwave, cookware, dishes and eating utensils are provided for summer guests. Each bedroom has an extra-long twin bed, desk, desk chair, dresser, built-in closet, and wall bookshelf. It also includes high-speed internet access.

Students enrolled in the English for the Creative Arts program may purchase optional on-campus housing in Chouinard Hall for incoming BFA students or Monticello for incoming MFA students. All housing for this program is double-occupancy and is priced per person.

Summer Animation Residency Dates and Fees

Housing deadline: April 23rd, 2024
Housing move-in: May 18th, 2024
Housing move-out: June 22nd, 2024
Housing Fee: $1,326

Summer English for the Creative Arts Dates and Fees

Housing deadline: May 10th, 2024
Housing move-in:

August 1st, 2024, MFA

August 5th, 2024, BFA

Housing move-out: August 31st, 2024
Housing Fee:

$1,412 Monticello, One Bedroom, Double Occupancy, MFA

$1,100 Monticello, Studio, Double Occupancy, MFA

$1,250 Chouinard, Double Occupancy, BFA

Housing Registration

Summer Housing is available for all students enrolled in the Extended Studies Summer Animation Residency and English for the Creative Arts program.

A few days after enrolling, you will receive an email with your SSO (single-sign on) login credentials.

Follow the process below to register for housing:

  1. Pay the Housing Fee under Special Requests.
  2. Complete the Housing Registration by logging into sso.calarts.edu and clicking on the Residence tile.

Both the Housing Registration and the Housing Fee must be received no later than April 23rd, 2024 for the Summer Animation Residency, and no later than May 10th, 2024 for the English for the Creative Arts program.

Refund and Cancellation Policies for Summer Housing

You may cancel a reservation by submitting a written notice via email to extendedstudies@calarts.edu before the deadline.

Cancellation requests made before the specified date will receive a full Housing Fee refund. For requests after this deadline, no refunds will be granted. If you are not admitted to a summer program but have paid for housing, a full refund will be provided.

Housing Accommodations

Students may request housing accommodations by emailing the Disability Services Office at dso@calarts.edu.

Additional Information

For additional information or assistance with housing, please contact the Residence Life Office directly at (661) 253-7897 or reslife@calarts.edu.

Group rates for housing at some local hotels are available by mentioning your affiliation with CalArts.