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Soar Summer Orientation Program

Soar is a summer orientation program for all incoming students, parents and supporters. We have freshman sessions, a transfer session, and a national and international student session! During Soar, you will receive the resources to prepare yourself to become a new member of the Mustang family an a successful Cal Poly student. You can look forward to being introduced to numerous campus and community resources, receiving helpful academic tips to ease your transition to your new campus, and familiarizing yourself with the Cal Poly and San Luis Obispo community.

Soar 2014 Session Dates

Check out the dates below to see what works for you and your family. Reservations are now available! Please check your Cal Poly Portal for registration updates.

Dates are available on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations are set to close on August 4, 2014. For reservation pricing, visit our fees page. To register, sign up here.

Freshmen Students & Supporters:

July August
July 10 - 11, 2014 August 4 - 5, 2014
July 14 - 15, 2014 August 6 - 7, 2014
July 16 - 17, 2014
July 21 - 22, 2014
July 23 - 24, 2014
July 28 - 29, 2014
July 30 - 31, 2014

Transfer Students & Supporters:

August 11 - 12, 2014

Special Note for Transfer Soar Students

Plan your courses for your first year and beyond!

Soar is a summer orientation program for all incoming students, parents, and supporters. During Soar, you will register for classes, get information on various campus resources, learn helpful tips to succeed at Cal Poly, and become better acquainted with Cal Poly and the San Luis Obispo Community.

National & International Students & Supporters:

September 15 - 16, 2014

If you have any questions, please email

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