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Student Assistant Job Openings

The Office of Student Housing is currently looking for some motivated, responsible students to assist the Housing department for the remainder of the 2014-2015 academic year and for the upcoming Academic Year 2015-2016. Below is a list of open position.

Summer 2015 student assistant job openings:

  1. Summer Resident Assistant (RA) job desciption (3 openings)
    Summer 2015 RA job application
  2. Summer Residential Community Coordinator job description (2 openings)

Job openings for the 2015-2016 academic year.:

  1. Resident Assistant (RA) - (12 openings)

2. Residence Community Coordinators (RCC) Job Description - (4 positions opened until filled)

Currently hiring until the end of Spring 2015.

  1. Residence Community Coordinator (1 position open)
  2. Residence Community Coordinator for Residential Hall Association (filled)
  3. Resident Assistant (RA)

If you are interested in or have questions regarding any of the above listed position, please contact MaxJulian Ham, Residence Life Coordinator, at or 661.654.3013.

1. Office Assistant (position CLOSED)

Hall Closure for Spring Break - March 21-28, 2015

The residence halls will be closed from noon on Saturday, March 21, 2015, and re-open after 9am on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Spring Break 2015 flyer

Academic Year 2015-2016 Housing Application

On-campus Student Housing application for the 2015-2016 year is expected to be up on April 1, 2015!

Spaces are on a first-come-first-serve basis, so be sure to apply when the application becomes available!

February 10, 2015 Hot Water

Due to the power outage in the area this morning at about 4 AM, the computer systems along with the water heater to the residence halls were affected.

11:15am: There is HOT Water now!

10:15am: Hot water is currently unavailable. We are working on resolving this issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Resident Move-In Weekend!

Residents may start moving in to their room assignment on January 2, 2015 starting at 9AM.

Campus Closure in Oberservance of Martin Luther King Day

The campus will be closed on January 19, 2015 in Oberservance of Martin Luther King Day.

Brunch and dinner will be served to residents.

Campus Closure for the Holidays

The university will be closed from December 24, 2014 to January 1, 2015.

We will reopen on January 2, 2015 at 8AM.

Have a Wonderful Holiday!

We are Moving!!!

Student Housing and Residence Life is moving from Student Housing West to Student Housing East!

Our new address is:

8501 Stockdale Highway - 68SHE
Bakersfield, CA  93311
tel: (661) 654-3014
fax: (661) 654-2491

In The News: CSUB Student Housing East

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on November 18, 2014

In The News September 12, 2014:


In The News March 6, 2014:


Student Housing East Transition Timeline

We are moving to the new residence halls, Student Housing East, towards the end of fall 2014 quarter. Here is the timeline for the move.

Student Housing East Transition Timeline

Student Housing East Box Distribution Schedule
Residents are mandated to attend these meetings according to the building meeting schedule date. Residents will pick up moving boxes at the meeting.

Fall 2014 Schedule

In this document is the check-in steps from Move-In Day on September 13, 2014, convocation schedule, Student Housing East FAQ, and the Moving Timeline: Fall 2014 Housing Schedule

Housing Application for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

The housing application for the 2014-2015 Academic Year is OPEN! If you are interested in living with us during the next academic year, APPLY NOW! Spaces are available on a first-come first-serve basis, so apply now before it's all gone.

To assist you in deciding which room type you would like to live in, please check out these videos of our former residents' rooms: Singles, Doubles, Super Doubles, Triples, and Super Triples.

The Winter 2015-Spring 2015 Housing application is up! Apply NOW to reserve your space for the remainder of the academic year! You may view a layout of the room space here.

Application Cancellation Policy


Veteran's Day, November 11, 2014 campus closure

September 13-14, 2014 Schedule:


Student Housing West Building Map

Student Housing Summer 2014 Office Hours:
The Student Housing department operates under regular work week schedule Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM.
The university operates on a 4-10 work week Mondays - Thursdays except for certain weeks. CSUB summer 2014 calendar.

Summer 2014 Housing Application:
The Housing application for Summer 2014 is up. To apply for summer housing, students will need to apply via the Housing application portal: Apply for Housing.
Summer 2014 Payment Schedule and Cost

(for summer resident only - not Early Start)
Summer Housing 2014 Application flyer

Once you logged into the portal, please select the appropriate application you are applying for.

Early Start Summer 2014 Housing Application:
The Early Start Housing application for summer 2014 is UP! To apply for Early Start housing, students will need to apply via the Housing application portal: Apply for Housing.
The Early Start Program is a university run program that provides remedial classes for incoming freshmen. Each session is two (2) weeks long and students have the option to live on campus while attending classes.The cost is $250 per session. Students will be place on a first come, first serve basis. Our space is limited, so apply as soon possible. Since there are four (4) Early Start sessions, make sure you apply for the correct session you will be attending.

Move-Out and Closing instruction

Donate to Good Will! If you have gently used goods that you do not want to take with you when you move out of the halls, consider donating them to the Good Will.

Residents: The University Grill will be serving BRUNCH and DINNER on this day.

Spring Break Sign-Up Flyer

Spring Break 2014 Information

An Evening with Kevin Hines flyer

Lunch Guests at the University Grill on April 10 flyer

Lunch Guests at the University Grill on April 28th from 12PM - 1PM.

Student Housing and Residence Life

California State University, Bakersfield
Student Housing West
8501 Stockdale Highway - 68 SHE
Bakersfield, CA  93311

Office: (661) 654-3014
Fax: (661) 654-2491

CSUB Student Housing East to Open January 2015!

The new CSUB Student Housing East facilities will open to residents in January 2015. Here is a look at what CSUB Student Housing East will look like!

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