Prepare for Your Session: September SLO Days

For guests attending September SLO Days on September 13-14, 2019, please continue to check your Cal Poly email regularly leading up to your session for information.

SLO Days Staff running check-in for new students

September SLO Days: September 13 & 14, 2019

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 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 September SLO Days session on September 13 & 14.

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

2019 September SLO Days Schedule At-A-Glance 

(September SLO Days schedule differs from other SLO Days sessions)

Note: Students registered for this session will be provided a special exception to move-in to their assigned residence hall automatically and will be able to move-in before their session begins on Friday, September 13, 2019.  

Day 1 - September 13, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Residence Hall Check-in (at your assigned residence hall)

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Students & Supporters):  Session Check-in at University Union Plaza
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Students & Supporters): SLO Days Programming
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Students): Evening Entertainment and Organized Activities
 
 

Dinner provided for registered students and supporters.

 

Day 2 - September 14, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM (Students): Day 2 Check-in at University Union Plaza

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Students): SLO Days Programming
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Supporters): SLO Days Programming
 
Continental Breakfast provided (students only), lunch provided (students and supporters)

 

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:

  • Journey to Academic Success
  • Healthy Habits
  • Student Life Essentials
  • Paving Your Path
  • "Get Involved!" Breakout Session
  • Mustangs for Inclusive Excellence 
  • SLO Nites @ the UU and Summer Movie Night evening entertainment 
  • Campus Resources Fair
  • One Community 
  • Navigating your Cal Poly Portal
  • Time with your SLO Days Summer Crew Leader & group

Programming for Supporters:

  • Transitions & You
  • One Community
  • "Student's Drink, but Not My Student"
  • Journey to Academic Success
  • Supporter Social evening entertainment 
  • Paying for College (with Financial Aid and Student Accounts)
  • Crisis Response & Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Student Life Essentials
  • Office Hours with the VPSA

SLO Days Meals

All registered students and supporters will receive:

  • Day 1 catered dinner
  • Day 2 catered lunch
  • Students only: Day 2 continental breakfast

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

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

 

To Check-in:

  • Laptop/tablet with charger
  • Government issued photo ID
  • Cal Poly user name and password
  • Comfortable walking shoes, water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses
  • If you are under 18, your parent/supporter must be present at SLO Days check-in to sign ASI waiver  (for optional Evening Entertainment activity at the Recreation Center)

 

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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