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The Top 10 New Student and Supporter Events You Don’t Want to Miss! 

Are you a newly admitted student? Congratulations! Here are 10 events you need to put on your calendar today! These events are a great way for students and their supporters to build new relationships, learn more about Student Affairs programs, and become familiar with our Cal Poly community. For additional information, please click on each listed event.
dates events Description

2/1/18 – 2/4/18

5/10/18 – 5/13/18

SLO Discovery Weekends

Exclusive fun-filled weekends created specifically for Cal Poly parents and supporters to experience San Luis Obispo both on and off campus

4/6/18 – 4/8/18

PolyCultural Weekend

Annual admitted and prospective student event, showcasing Cal Poly's academic, cultural and social resources

4/12/18 – 4/14/18

Open House

24th annual preview event for admitted and prospective students

7/18 – 9/18

SLO Days

Summer advising for newly admitted students and their supporters

9/12/18 – 9/19/18


University Housing Fall move-in event
(9/14 - 9/15 freshmen and transfer assisted move-in;
9/16 - 9/19 continuing student move-in)


on the Green

Welcome reception for newly admitted out-of-state and international students and their supporters

9/15/18 – 9/22/18

Week of Welcome (WOW)

60th annual orientation for newly admitted students


Evening with the President and Big Fall Welcome

Welcome reception hosted by President Jeffrey D. Armstrong for supporters, followed by annual welcome event for newly admitted students at Alex G. Spanos Stadium (Supporters also welcome to attend)

10/19/18 – 10/20/18

Mustang Family Weekend

A weekend of Learn by Doing fun for supporters and friends of Cal Poly

11/8/18 – 11/11/18


A traditional Mustang celebration of football and alumni events

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