Make the Beach Your Home
Open House

About the Event

The Office of Housing and Residential Life invites you to the 3rd Annual Make the Beach Your Home Open House. Come learn about Housing & Residential Life and our CSULB community! This event will take place, Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:00am-2:00pm, rain or shine. Please see below for further details.

Check-in Location

Check-in is located at Hillside College on the Los Alamitos Lawn. The nearest parking lot to the check-in table is Lot G4. Please refer to this map for details.

Housing Tour & Information Sessions

To best accommodate all guests, students who have registered for the event will be provided with a pre-determined housing tour & information session time slot at check-in.

Campus Tour

University Outreach & Schools Relations will conduct tours from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., every hour, on the hour. Spaces for these tours are limited and no registration is required. Guests will be able to sign-up for a campus tour beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the campus tour booth. Campus tour sign-ups will be handled on a first-come, first-serve basis and availability is not guaranteed to all guests. Guests who are familiar with CSULB or live locally are encouraged to tour the campus on another occasion. This would allow out of town guests the opportunity to tour the campus during the event. We appreciate your understanding.


Guests of the event may park in lot G2, G3, or G4. Parking must be purchased upon arrival at the designated parking pay station. The cost of a daily parking permit is $9. For information regarding parking please visit the parking website


Continental breakfast will be served during the welcome session from 9:45 a.m – 10:15 a.m. The Parkside Dining Hall will be open for lunch. If you are interested in dining at Parkside, please pre-pay for your meal here.

For instructions to purchase meals, click here.

Quick Info

When: Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:00am-2:00pm
Where: Hillside College, Los Alamitos Lawn
Contact Info: (562) 985-4187 or

Event Schedule

  • Open House Check-in: 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
  • Welcome Session w/ Continental Breakfast: 9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
  • Information Sessions: 10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.-12 p.m. (Honors only), 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Resource Fair: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Housing Tours: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Campus Tours: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.