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Conference Housing & Event Services

Update 2/9/2021: Cal State San Bernardino extended its moratorium on all in-person campus events and gatherings through August 15, 2021.  This includes all conference housing and event services suspended until further notice due to concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to learn more about campus-wide updates regarding COVID-19. If you have any questions, please email the Department of Housing and Residential Education at

Conference Information

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is the ideal location to hold your next event.  CSUSB’s beautifully landscaped campus is nestled against the San Bernardino Mountains allowing participants to enjoy nature at its best while in a learning environment.  Our campus is the perfect setting to hold corporate meetings, workshops, youth camps, and retreats while enjoying your stay in our unique and spacious overnight accommodations.  Our experienced and professional staff is here to assist you in making your event a success!
To begin your reservation process, please submit a Summer Conference Planning Form and email to


The Department of Housing and Residential Education (DHRE) is able to provide overnight accommodations in our Villages: Coyote and Serrano are traditional residence halls; Arrowhead Village and University Village provide apartment-style housing.  Conference guest accommodations are offered early June through mid-August and space is based on availability.  


During your stay on campus, the DHRE custodial staff will maintain all public areas in the Village communities, but guests are responsible for the cleanliness of the residence hall room or apartment-style bedrooms and bathrooms.  Groups may bring their own bed & bath linen or this can be provided for a nominal fee. The linen package includes: (1) twin flat sheet, (1) twin fitted sheet, (1) pillowcase, (1) bath towel, (1) washcloth, (1) blanket, soap, and cup.

There are laundry rooms located throughout the Village communities.  Laundry machines operate by smartphone using the PayRange app (available through the App Store or Google Play Center). Cost for a wash is $1.00 and $0.75 for a dryer cycle.

Flexible Indoor and outdoor meeting room space is available in Coyote Village, Serrano Village, and University Village and can be reserved on a first come, first serve basis for a fee.  Some of the meeting rooms offer audio/visual equipment and can accommodate 15 to 100 people.  Campus fields, pools, and other outdoor spaces may be available for your conference activities as well upon request and availability.  A space reservation form must be filled out ahead of time (see below attachment).

Dining and Catering

Coyote Commons offers all-you-care-to-eat dining or catering options to groups during their stay.  For more information on group meal plans and hours of operation, please visit Yotie Eats, call 909.537.5935 or email


Visitor Parking Information.  Parking permits are not included in overnight stays, but can be purchased at any Information Center or parking dispenser on campus, or from the Parking and Transportation Services office located in University Hall. 

Insurance Requirements

In addition to a license agreement between DHRE and the organization, a $1,000,000/Occurrence, and $2,000,000/Aggregate with General Liability Additional Insured Endorsement is required.  CSUSB Risk Management also has specific requirements for groups that have minors in attendance.  When holding a conference at CSUSB, there are certain policies/regulations needed when utilizing our overnight accommodations.  

Event Services

DHRE can assist on-campus departments and organizations with room rentals in Coyote Village.  If you are looking for locations to hold an event or meeting, please fill out a Space Reservation Form.  You can also contact our Housing staff at 909.537.4155 or