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Open House

Join us for Cal Poly's 24th Annual Open House. Engage with current students, faculty, and the San Luis Obispo community! Continue reading for more information.

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Become a WOW Leader!

Be a part of one of Cal Poly's longest running traditions by applying to by a WOW Leader! Continue reading for more information on how to apply.

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Student Life Orientation Days

Summer orientation program mandatory for all new students. New students will get their first on campus experience as new Mustangs. Make connections with new students, leaders, and your college . . .

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Get Excited for WOW

Continue reading for an overview of WOW education programming, events, and entertainment.

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Welcome to Cal Poly

Click here to RSVP for Open House today!

Sign Up For SLO Days March 22, 2017 through June 15, 2017

Sign up for SLO Days and WOW under the "Orientation Events" tab on your MyCalPoly Portal.

New Student & Transition Programs serves as a home and resource to all new students and their supporters and to ensure their successful transition to Cal Poly.

NSTP’s three flagship programs include:

  • Open House. Open to all admitted students and their supporters as well as the San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly communities. Join us for our 24th Annual Open House, April 6th-8th. Admitted students, look for a link in your email this spring and follow to RSVP!

  • Student Life Orientation Days. Summer orientation program mandatory for all new students. New students will get their first on campus experience as new Mustangs. Make connections with new students, leaders, and your college and explore campus and the San Luis Obispo community in this two-day, overnight event. Dates between July and mid-August. Registration for Student Life Orientation Days opens March 22, 2017 and closes June 15, 2017. Space in each session is limited and not guaranteed until reception of payment upon registration.
  • Week of Welcome. Known simply as “WOW”, Week of Welcome is a 60 year-old tradition at Cal Poly taking place in September leading up to and around your first days of class. Start off your career as a Mustang as you and your new classmates move-in, kick off the year with the Big Fall Welcome, explore the central coast, learn about your role as part of the Mustang Nation, start on your Journey to Academic Success, and make life-long connections. Mandatory for all new students, starting September 10th through September 17th. Sign-ups open March 15, 2017 and closes June 15, 2017. 

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