Prepare for Your Session: August 1-Day Transfer Sessions

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August 8 & August 9 1-Day Transfer Sessions

Schedule At-a-Glance

What's Included

Arrival Information & Parking

What to Bring

Stay Connected


Get Ready for your SLO Days Session

Get excited for transfer SLO Days 2019! Below we've put together everything you need to know to make your SLO Days experience the best it can be! Remember to pack what you need, know how to get here, and to check in with us once you arrive.

All information on this page pertains to the following two, 1-Day, sessions for Transfer students.

  • August 8, 2019 (1-day only)

    • Various Majors - College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES)
    • All Majors - College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED)
    • Various Majors - College of Liberal Arts (CLA)
    • Various Majors - College of Engineering (CENG)
  • August 9, 2019 (1-day only)

    • Various Majors - College of Engineering (CENG)
    • All Majors - College of Science and Mathematics (CSM)
    • All Majors - Orfaela College of Business (OCOB)
    • Various Majors - College of Liberal Arts (CLA)
    • Various Majors - College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES)

Finding your session date:

Please use our Major & College Index here to quickly determine your college and session date.

If you still need to register for SLO Days, you can do so through the "Orientation Events" tab on your Cal Poly Portal.

2019 Transfer 1-day Sessions Schedule At-A-Glance 

(Note: Transfer Bridge schedule differs)

For sessions on August 8 and august 9

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM: Check-in and Morning Kick-off, Mustang way and UU Plaza

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM: SLO Days Programming and Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: SLO Days Breakout Sessions
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM: SLO Days Programming and Registration Information
3:30 PM - (Students): Advising by College and Major
Lunch provided for all registered guest

What's Included

Fro students and supporters attending SLO Days, here's what's included and what to expect. For session registration rates, go to Session Dates & Info: Freshmen Students.

Included in Your SLO Days Registration

  • On campus parking pass (emailed to the registered student 2 days before your session)
  • Cal Poly drawstring backpack (students)
  • Cal Poly reusable shopping bag (supporters)
  • Orientation folder, programming materials
  • Promotional materials and coupons from our Sponsors and Community Partners
  • Meals during programming (see below)
  • "Mustang Way" T-shirt - picked up at Week of Welcome check-in

SLO Days Programming

SLO Days programming is designed for students and supporters by current Cal Poly students and campus & community professionals. 

Programming for Students:

  • Academic Programming with your College
  • One Community
  • Journey to Academic Success
  • Campus Resources Breakout Sessions
  • Student Life Essentials
  • Academic Advising with your College Advisor
  • Class Registration Training & Prep

Programming for Supporters:

  • Academic Programming with your Student's College
  • One Community
  • Journey to Academic Success
  • Campus Resources Breakout Sessions
  • Student Life Essentials
  • Office Hours with University Admin

SLO Days Meals

All registered students and supporters will receive:

  • Day 1 catered lunch

For any dietary needs or concerns, please enter at time of your orientation registration or email 

Additional catered meals for guests outside of the registered supporters are available for purchase. Click here for more info on additional options and meal tickets.


Arrival Information & Parking

Getting To Campus & Parking

Planning on driving to campus?  SLO Days 2019 parking and information will be available well in advance of summer sessions. Please check back on this website, Cal Poly Now, and your Cal Poly email often for most updated information.

Parking passes are included as part of your SLO Days Registration. Registered students will receive their parking pass in their Cal Poly emails 2 days prior to their session.

What to Bring

  • Cal Poly username & password
    • Any issues with the Cal Poly Portal can be referred to ITS at 805-756-7000
  • Laptop/tablet with charger
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sunscreen

Stay Connected

Keep checking your Cal Poly email for important updates and information in the days and weeks leading up to your session. 

Connect with us on social media @CPorientation and share with us your #CalPolyBound stories. 


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