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Open House 2023

You're invited to the 30th Annual Open House Weekend which showcases all Cal Poly has to offer.

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SLO Days 2023

Get excited for Student Life Orientation (SLO) Days! Part one of undergraduate orientation for new Mustangs.

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Week of Welcome 2023

Get excited for Week of Welcome (WOW) 2023! Explore Cal Poly and the community and learn what it means to be a Mustang.

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

Open House!

April 13–15, 2023

Join us for the 30th Annual Open House weekend! Open to all newly admitted students and their supporters as well as the San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly communities. This exciting weekend will kick-off our 2023 orientation season.  

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Orientation Part One: SLO Days 

July & August 2023 — Registration Opens in the beginning of April

This year, incoming students will get their first campus experience as new Mustangs. Our programming will help attendees make meaningful connections with new students, leaders, and explore campus resources. Space in each session is limited so register soon.

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Orientation Part Two: Week of Welcome  

September 2023 — Registration Opens in the beginning of April

WOW is a more than 60-year-old Cal Poly tradition that takes place the week leading up to and around your first days of class. 

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