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Welcome to SLO Days 2021
To help ensure everyone's health and safety, and in accordance with public health guidelines, Cal Poly will host Virtual SLO Days this summer for all newly admitted students and their supporters. While we can't be together in one place, we are excited to bring Cal Poly to you.
What is Virtual SLO Days?
Virtual SLO Days is the first half of a comprehensive orientation experience. It's a two-day virtual event that prepares our newest Mustangs (and parents and supporters) for your new college experience!
More information about the schedule will be shared prior to your chosen SLO Days date. Please continue to visit the website and our social media (@cporientation) frequently for updates.
Tentative Event Dates
- July 7-8 (virtual)
- July 9-10 (virtual)
- July 12-13 (virtual)
- July 15-16 (virtual)
- July 19-20 (virtual)
- July 22 -23 (virtual)
- July 27-28 (virtual)
- July 30-31 (virtual)
- August 3-4 (in-person)
- August 6-7 (in-person)
- August 9-10 (in-person)
- August 12 (virtual)
- August 13 (virtual)
Transfer sessions are pre-assigned based on major!
- July 14 (virtual)
- July 29th (virtual)
- August 11 (virtual)
How to Register
SLO Days reservations will open on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Please note that your date is not secured until we receive payment for your session.
Regular registration for orientation (both SLO Days and WOW) ends on August 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (PST). Anyone who completes registration after 11:59 p.m. (PST) on June 28th will automatically incur a late registration fee of $75 to their orientation package.
Step 1: Accept Your Offer
Accept your Offer of Admission from Cal Poly through your Cal Poly Portal to secure your spot, which allows you to register for SLO Days and the Week of Welcome (WOW).
Step 2: Pick a Date
Select the date that you and your supporter(s) want to attend. Your date will not be secured until payment is received for your session. Please note that students in certain programs (e.g. Cal Poly Scholars, Educational Opportunity Program, etc.) may have preferred SLO Days sessions to attend.
Step 3: Register for Virtual SLO Days and WOW
To register, students can log into their Cal Poly Portal.
- Click on "Orientation Events" located on the right side of the portal.
- Then click on "Click here to sign up for Orientation 2020" to direct you to the registration site. You may also refer to your checklist, which can be found on your Cal Poly Portal.
Step 4: Prepare for the Event
Let's make sure you're ready to go!
Coronavirus Updates and Resources
Your health, wellbeing and safety is our primary commitment. Cal Poly is actively monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). We are proactively engaged in pandemic planning with our public health partners, including the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department and the CDC. Please visit the Cal Poly coronavirus website often for critical updates and advisories.
Frequently Asked Questions and Support
Do you have any questions? Our student leadership team has the answers. Please visit our FAQs webpage or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Download the app!
Your SLO Days schedule, arrival information, to-do lists - and more - all at your fingertips in the brand new "Cal Poly Now" mobile app, the official app of Cal Poly Student Affairs.
Download it now and search for the "Orientation 2020" guide (available Summer 2020) and start planning ahead for your upcoming session.