Open House Committee

Group portrait of Open House Committee 2019

Open House Committee

Open House Committee is the group of students that are responsible for planning and implementing the entirety of Cal Poly's 27th annual Open House weekend. They work with campus and community partners to put on an event-filled weekend that showcases all that Cal Poly has done and is currently doing and celebrates current students, families, and alumni.

Interested in getting involved with Open House?

Open House Committee is open to students of all years, majors, and backgrounds! If you'd like to learn more or apply, feel free to review the Open House Committee Application page here, or reach out to us at orientation@calpoly.edu for more information.

As Open House draws closer, we will also be looking for volunteers for events throughout the weekend. Check back in winter and spring for more information on these volunteering opportunities!

Co-Chairs
Christina
Christina Silva
She/Her/Hers

Open House Co-Chair

Fourth Year

Business Administration - Financial Management

Hometown: Placerville, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Avila Ridge

 

College Can't Live Without: Colorful Pens

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

Try to have a good work/life balance! It is so important to prioritize school, but also SLO is so beautiful and there's so much to explore in the 4 years you are lucky enough to spend here!

Marissa
Marissa Velez
She/Her/Hers

Open House Co-Chair

Fourth Year

Communication Studies

Hometown: Redwood City, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: MDO stargazing

 

College Can't Live Without: Iced coffee

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

Everything happens for a reason! College is a wild ride, but everything works out. Don’t let that one bad grade get to you! Maybe you don’t get a position you applies for the first time. It’s okay! Everything will work out the way it’s supposed to.

Leads
Trevan
Belle Witt
She/Her/Hers

Campus & Club Relations

Second Year

Economics

Hometown: Monterey, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Eucalyptus Grove, MDO

 

College Can't Live Without: Shower shoes (kidding), my hammock

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

Don't be afraid to make some mistakes! This is a time to grow and experience new things so try new things, even if they are little out of your comfort zone.

Trevan
Chloe Kline
She/Her/Hers

Marketing & Logistics

Third Year

Wine and Viticulture

Hometown: Modesto, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Cayucos Coffee

 

College Can't Live Without: Fuzzy blanket

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

Enjoy your time and get involved in something that you enjoy!

Emily
Isabel Barbee
She/Her/Hers

Community Outreach & Engagement

Third Year

History

Hometown: Claremont, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Madonna Plaza farmer's market

 

College Can't Live Without: Starbucks

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

You can do this! My first year was a really difficult change for me, but I could not be happier with where I ended up. Keep trying new things and meeting new people if you can, you'll never know where going to one club meeting or knocking on one door to say hi could take you!

Trevan
Isabella Herrin
She/Her/Hers

Campus & Club Relations

Third Year

Business Administration - Accounting

Hometown: Sonora, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Reservoir Canyon Trail

 

College Can't Live Without: Airpod pros

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

Do not be afraid to pivot. Sometimes plan A does not work out and that is okay. Take a lot of classes and do not be afraid to change course if you find your passion.

Marissa
Katie Walker
She/Her/Hers

Marketing & Logistics

Fourth Year

Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration

Hometown: Long Beach, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Ebb Tide Park

 

College Can't Live Without: Knock Knock pads

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

I know it can be scary to reach out to professors outside of class, but going to office hours and building relationships with them has definitely helped me in my college experience.

Sonia
Kira Tolman
She/Her/Hers

Event Operations

Second Year

Architectural Engineering

Hometown: San Diego, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Harford Pier

 

College Can't Live Without: Comfortable walking shoes, Spotify Premium

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

For students: Go to office hours, be open to new experiences, and take your classes seriously but remember to have fun and take care of your physical and mental health. For supporters: If your student calls you with an issue, ask whether they want advice or whether they just need someone to listen to them.

Trevan
Nan Relan
She/Her/Hers

Event Logistics

Third Year

Math

Hometown: Palo Alto, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Thai Elephant

 

College Can't Live Without: Fuzzy socks

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

You're entering a whole new period of life, and things will be different, but exciting. Don't be afraid to try new things in college, you have the power to be whoever you want to be! And for the supporters: everyone appreciates a care package once in a while.

 

Trevan
Samantha Martin
She/Her/Hers

Event Logistics

Second Year

Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration

Hometown: San Luis Obispo, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Pirate's Cove

 

College Can't Live Without: Febreze

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

Get involved in many things around campus and figure out which from those are things you want to be involved in throughout college.

 

Trevan
Sierra Hudson
She/Her/Hers

Marketing & Logistics

Third Year

Business Administration - Marketing Management

Hometown: Ridgecrest, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Reservoir Canyon Waterfall

 

College Can't Live Without: Outlook calendar

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

As cliche as it sounds, putting yourself out there and trying new things really allows you to get the most out of college and helps make Cal Poly your home.

 

Trevan
Taylor Hoffman
She/Her/Hers

Community Outreach & Engagement

Fourth Year

Political Science

Hometown: Fullerton, California

 

Favorite SLO Hidden Gem: Cal Poly Ag Fields

 

College Can't Live Without: lots & lots of coffee, phone calls with loved ones, and hyper-specific spotify playlists

 

What advice do you have for potential Cal Poly students and supporters?

Don't be afraid to do things on your own! That's how you learn the most about yourself 

 

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