Students, Hop Aboard the Mustang Express!

Serving SLO Days session: July 25–27

Buses depart July 25 and return July 27

Students, hop aboard the Mustang Express! Departing from the Bay Area and Los Angeles. Jump on a bus and head down to San Luis Obispo a night early for your SLO Days session! This information is only applicable for students already registered for Mustang Express. Mustang Express is full. 

SLO Days Mustang Express (Los Angeles) Details 

You will be riding Mustang Express to campus. Pick-up for Mustang Express - LA is at 5:30 PM at Los Angeles Union Station, 800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Departure time is 6:15 pm. 

Travel Las Angeles Itinerary 

Monday, July 25, 2022 – From LA to SLO  

Please view the linked map for more information on the location at Union Station. 

5:30 pm Group arrives at Union Station, 800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 
6:15 pm Group departs Union Station 
8:00 pm Group arrives at Sam’s Club shopping center, 2401 N. Rose Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93036 
30-minute Meal Break and Driver Break 
8:30 pm Group departs Sam’s Club shopping center 
11:30 pm Group arrives back at Cal Poly PAC 

Once you arrive, the night of Monday July 25, SLO Days staff will meet you at your drop off location at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) circle drive and you will be led to your specific Residence Hall for the next two nights.   

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 – From SLO to LA 

You will be riding Mustang Express to campus. Pick-up for Mustang Express - Bay Area is at 4:45 PM at Millbrae Transit Center, 100 California Drive, Millbrae, CA 94030.  We will leave Millbrae Transit at 5:30 PM.  See full travel itinerary below. 

Store belongings before meeting with group leaders.  Luggage storage will be the bottom floor Community Room of your Residence Hall.  Attend SLO Days until conclusion at 1:00 p.m.  Return to luggage storage to pick up belongings immediately after last SLO Days session and be at bus pick up (PAC Circle) by 1:15 p.m. Departure time is 1:30 p.m. 

12:30 pm — Driver stages for pickup at Cal Poly PAC 
1:30 pm — Group departs Cal Poly PAC 
4:15 pm–4:45pm Meal Break & Driver Break at Sam’s Club shopping center, 2401 N. Rose Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93036 
7:15 pm — Group arrives at Union Station, 800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 

SLO Days Mustang Express (Bay Area) Details 

Travel Bay Area Itinerary 

Monday, July 25, 2022 — From Bay Area to SLO 

4:45 pm — Bus arrives at Millbrae Transit Center 100 California Dr, Millbrae, CA 94030 
5:30 pm — Group departs Millbrae Transit Center 
7:30 pm — Group arrives at Barnes & Noble Center 6825 Camino Arroyo, Gilroy, CA 95020 
30-minute Meal Break and Driver Break 
8:00 pm —  Group departs Barnes & Noble Center 
11:00 pm — Group arrives at Cal Poly PAC 

Once you arrive, the night of Monday July 25, SLO Days staff will meet you at your drop off location at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) circle drive and you will be led to your specific Residence Hall for the next two nights.   

 Wednesday, July 27, 2022 — From SLO to Bay Area 

Store belongings before meeting with group leaders.  Luggage storage will be the bottom floor Community Room of your Residence Hall.  Attend SLO Days until conclusion at 1:00 p.m.  Return to luggage storage to pick up belongings immediately after last SLO Days session and be at bus pick up (PAC Circle) by 1:15 p.m. Departure time is 1:30 p.m. 

12:30 pm — Driver stages for pickup at Cal Poly PAC 

1:30 pm — Group departs Cal Poly PAC 

3:15 pm–3:45pm Meal Break & Driver Break at Barnes & Noble Center 6825 Camino Arroyo, Gilroy, CA 95020 

6:45 pm Group arrives at Millbrae Transit Center 100 California Dr, Millbrae, CA 94030 

Mustang Express Schedule Overview

  • July 25
    • Buses depart in the evening from the Bay Area and Los Angeles
    • Stop for dinner (on your own) en route to Cal Poly's campus
  • July 26 & 27
  • July 27
    • Buses depart from the Cal Poly Performing Arts Center at 1:30 p.m.
    • Buses arrive at pick-up location around in the evening. 

Once you arrive, the night of Monday July 25, SLO Days staff will meet you at your drop off location at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) circle drive and you will be led to your specific Residence Hall for the next two nights.  There, you will check you in for your SLO Days session.  Your first session starts at Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m.  Make time to get breakfast* on your own and explore the Resource Fair between 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. at PAC Plaza (where your bus drop-off/pick up area).   

*Again, breakfast is not provided on the morning of July 26.   

Dining options for summer can be found at this website https://www.calpolydining.com/hours/

What's Included

  • SLO Days session registration for 1 student (August 16-17)
  • Transportation to and from Cal Poly's campus
  • 2 nights of housing on campus
  • Meals
    • SLO Days Day 1:  Lunch, and dinner
    • SLO Days Day 2: Continental breakfast
    • Meals on your own: Dinners on board the Mustang Express (July 23 & July 25), breakfast on SLO Days Day 1, and lunch on SLO Days Day 2

What to Bring

As a Mustang Express attendee, prepare to stay two nights with us in yakʔitʸutʸu Residence Halls.  This includes bring your toiletries, a change of clothes and a sleeping bag along with a pillow.   

Bring spending money for a meal break during your transport to and from San Luis Obispo and for breakfast* on your own the morning of July 26. Light snacks will be provided during your bus transports. 

  • Additional money for meals on your own*
  • Change of clothes for two days
  • Toiletries
  • A sleeping bag and pillow

*Again, breakfast is not provided on the morning of July 26.

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