SLO Days

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Want to check out last year's SLO Days Schedule? Click here to view now.

Keep an eye out for sign ups for SLO Days & WOW 2020!


To sign up, visit your portal and click on the "orientation events" tab.

Learn more here!

Session Dates & Info: Freshmen Students

  • July 13 & 14
  • July 16 & 17
  • July 18 & 19
  • July 21 & 22
  • July 24 & 25
  • July 27 & 28
  • July 30 & 31
  • Aug 3 & 4
  • September 11 & 12 (Special Exception Required)

Session Dates & Info: Transfer Students

  • August 6
  • August 7

Transfer sessions are pre-assigned based on major!


Get Started at SLO Days

Learn more about your next steps to take on your roadmap to Cal Poly. Part 1 of 2 of orientation for new students, SLO Days is Cal Poly's 2-day, overnight, summer orientation. Come meet other new students, connect with your academic major, and begin to prepare for life at Cal Poly. Sign-ups are accessed through MyCalPoly on the ‘Orientations’ tab.

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I'm a Transfer Student

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Get a taste of what campus and Cal Poly has to offer in a two-day, overnight orientation designed to get you ready for WOW in September!

Spend a day on campus with other students in your incoming transfer class to get acquainted, get questions answered and get ready for WOW!

Learn more about what Cal Poly has to offer for both your student and you, talk to current students and parents, and get your questions answered!

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Your Roadmap to SLO Days

Wondering how to get started with SLO Days? Follow these steps to secure your spot and begin the first part of your Cal Poly journey!


Step 1: Accept Your Offer

Accept your Offer of Admission from Cal Poly through your Cal Poly Portal ( to secure your spot at Cal Poly and allow you to register for SLO Days.


Step 2: Pick a Date

Select the date that you want to attend SLO Days — note that if you are in a special program for SLO Days (like Mustang Express) that it may have specific dates on which it is offered. Once you've selected your date, register for SLO Days through your Cal Poly Portal.


Step 3: Plan Your Schedule

Select the date that you want to attend SLO Days — note that if you are in a special program for SLO Days (like Mustang Express) that it may have specific dates on which it is offered. You'll be able to view your SLO Days schedule info in the "Orientation 2019" guide  availible coming in May 2019 in the Cal Poly Now app.


Step 4: Prepare for Your Session

Now that you've registered for SLO Days and looked at your schedule, check out the next steps you should be taking before you join us for your SLO Days session in the summer, as well as driving directions and arrival information.

Learn more about what you need to do to prepare for your session following the links below:

Step 5: Register for WOW

Don't forget to register for the second part of your orientation experience! WOW takes place right before the first week of school in September and builds on the connections you made and things you learned at SLO Days!

Learn more about WOW here.




Download the app!

Your SLO Days schedule, arrival information, to-do lists - and more - all at your finger tips in the brand new "Cal Poly Now" mobile app, the official app of Cal Poly Student Affairs.

Download it now and search for the "SLO Days" guide and start planning ahead for your upcoming session.

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