Frequently Asked Questions
We're excited to see you at Open House 2023! To learn more about what's going on at Open House, how to get here and what to expect, take a look at some of the frequently asked Open House questions below! Full FAQ's coming soon!
What is Open House and When is Open House?
Thursday, April 13 – Saturday, April 15, 2023
Open House is the preview weekend for admitted students and their supporters to experience campus and academic life at Cal Poly. The Weekend is a showcasing of campus resources, student involvement, academic life, and it is an opportunity to connect with other prospective Mustangs.
Admitted Students can register for Admitted Students Day on Friday, April 14 here!
There is no registration required for Thursday, April 13 or Saturday, April 15. Prospective students and Alumni are welcome to attend on these dates!
I am not an admitted student to Cal Poly, and I just want to see the campus and campus life. Is Open House a good opportunity for me?
Open House is a great opportunity to see the campus as well as campus life. Open House is where you can learn more about campus, the six colleges, different departments on campus, as well as over 300 clubs and organizations. You are more than welcome to join us as we showcase all that Cal Poly has to offer!
Is there a cost to attend Open House?
There is no cost required to attend Open House. Some special events during the weekend have their own ticket fees, but there are many cost-free events to attend.
Guest Parking during the Open House
We kindly encourage attendees planning to visit on Friday, April 14, and Saturday, April 15, to purchase their parking permits online ahead of time at the following link: https://calpoly.pmreserve.com/venue. For more detailed information regarding parking and transportation during the Open House event, please visit the following link.
How can I learn more about my major?
You can obtain information for a specific major from that particular department. Each major is housed in a specific academic college. To learn more about your college and major visit the Explore Your College page.
What college is my major under?
Find and click on your major on this list and your major's college will be there!