Open House

Open House volunteers interacting with new students and their supportersYou're invited to Cal Poly's Open House: April 7-9, 2022

This annual event showcases the Cal Poly campus to new students, their families and supporters, and the community while offering a glimpse to life as a Mustang.

What's Happening

Open House weekend begins with "Campus Preview Night at Farmers' Market" on Thursday, April 7 from 6–9 p.m. Explore downtown and experience San Luis Obispo’s world famous Farmers' Market. Cal Poly Clubs and Organizations will be present to showcase what they have to offer.

The weekend continues on Friday, April 8 with "Admitted Students' Discovery Day." The day kicks off with our University Welcome, where you will hear from campus leaders and students about their Mustang Legacies. Throughout the day, you'll experience Cal Poly’s “Learn by Doing” philosophy through sessions hosted by your academic college, interactive classrooms,  and other campus experiences. In the evening, we invite you to engage with other prospective and current Cal Poly students at Friday Nite Invite. Additionally, parents and supporters are invited to join New Student & Transition Programs for Coffee House to learn what’s next for new students on their Cal Poly journey.

Finally, you're invited to join us Saturday, April 9, as the Cal Poly community celebrates the Mustang Legacy during “Poly Royal Celebration.” Festivities start with the Poly Royal Parade and continue all day with our Campus Showcase, featuring over 200 clubs and organizations, Dexter Stage, and additional special events. 

Whether you’re a new or current student, family member, supporter, community member, or returning alumni, we’re excited to see you at Open House!

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