Learning Outcomes

By participating in Cal Poly’s orientation programs (Student Life Orientation Days and Week of Welcome), new students will:

  • Establish a connection with one or more other students

  • Establish a connection within their chosen academic discipline

  • Be knowledgeable in the academic support resources available to them

  • Be knowledgeable in the co-curricular and wellbeing resources available to them

  • Understand the transitional issues (social and academic) they may encounter during their first year and how to manage them

  • Be knowledgeable and aware of their identities and the diverse identities of others in the Cal Poly community

  • Receive their Top 5 Strengths and have confidence in understanding them and know how they’re planning to use them

  • Confirm their decision to attend Cal Poly

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