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Summer Orientation: Soar

Summer Orientation: Soar program is 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 and 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.

How to Register

Registration is done through your MyCalPoly Portal under the "Orientation" Tab. Please note that your reservation is not guaranteed until payment has been made in full.

Overnight Accommodations

Students will be staying in the Residence Halls with other Soar attendees and our Soar Staff. Parents and Supporters have the option to stay on campus through Poly Canyon Summer Village. More information can be found by clicking here.

Benefits to Students


Students who participate in Soar gain...

A connection with:

  • Campus resources
  • Community
  • Other new students from their major
  • Their College/departments

An introduction to awareness topics such as:

  • Healthy Living
  • Respect and Diversity
  • Stress and Depression
  • Time Management

An introduction to Campus Resources:

  • Campus Dining
  • Health Center
  • Kennedy Library
  • MyCalPoly Portal
  • Poly Planner
  • Recreation Center
  • Resources of Student Affairs
  • StrengthsQuest
  • University Housing
  • University Union
Note: Information subject to change as Soar schedule and programming is finalized.

Benefits to Supporters


Supporters who participate in Soar gain...

A connection with:

  • Campus resources
  • Community
  • Current Cal Poly supporters
  • Other new Cal Poly supporters

A preview of awareness topics your student will see during WOW:

  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • Healthy Living
  • Personal choices and struggles
  • Stress and Depression

Familiarity with:

  • Campus Dining
  • Campus Resources
  • How to support your student
  • Parent and Family Programs
  • Recreation Center
  • San Luis Obispo and surrounding area
  • Student Accounts
  • University Housing
Note: Information subject to change as Soar schedule and programming is finalized.


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