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2020 Synod Assembly – Housing

Lodging at Synod Assembly is not included in your congregational or individual registration. Voting members and visitors are responsible for booking their own hotel stay directly through the hotel links below or their own dorm stay through Cal Lutheran – telephone and e-mail address below. 


Synod Assembly hotel information will be available soon. If you would like to secure your housing now, however, we recommend using a website such as or Use the location “California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, California.” We suggest choosing a hotel within five miles of the California Lutheran University campus.

Cal Lutheran Dorms

Come stay on campus during the synod assembly – save money and be in the middle of the action! Residence Halls are either walkable or a short drive to the Gilbert Sports Center, the Soiland Humanities Building, and Samuelson Chapel. For more information about Residence Hall locations, see the campus map hereLinens and breakfast Friday and Saturday morning are included with dorm housing. Free parking will be available in the Residence Hall parking lot. Please see dorm links below for photos of dorm rooms. 

Dorm Pricing (fees below are for Thursday and Friday nights inclusive – one night pricing is not available) 

4 – 6 person occupancy = $59/person for 2 nights

Single occupancy = $134.50/person for 2 nights

Family of 2 = $148 for 2 nights

Family of 3 = $177 for 2 nights

Family of 4 = $206 for 2 nights

To book your dorm stay, or if you have questions, please contact Vanessa Webster-Smith at (805) 493-3202 or at

Linens include sheets, blanket, pillow case, two towels, washcloth, soap and bathmat – (please note that a pillow is not included). You may want to bring an extra blanket, comforter or towel – and don’t forget to bring your pillows!

Breakfast will be available for dorm residents from 7:00 – 9:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday morning.

Dorm housing will be in the Mount Clef, Grace, and Mogen residence halls on the CLU campus. More information is available on the CLU website here.

Assembly members and visitors are guests on the Cal Lutheran campus. Please note the following dorm and campus rules:

Cal Lutheran requires that male and female Residence Hall guests who are not members of the same family to be housed in separate suites, and that the parents of Residence Hall guests who are under the age of 18 must fill out a waiver.

Due to the presence of people with a severe latex allergy, items such as latex balloons and gloves are not allowed in the dorms.

Please note that California Lutheran University is an alcohol-free and non-smoking campus.