Welcome Parents and Supporters!
Parents and supporters of new Cal Poly students are encouraged to attend SLO Days 2023. Our supporter tracks are wonderful ways to meet other parents and supporters, learn more about Cal Poly, and receive guidance on the best ways you can support your new Mustang.
Supporter registration will be available in the beginning on April.
At the time of registration, students will be able to sign up a maximum of two supporters to attend SLO Days for an additional fee. Remember to secure your overnight accommodations for your SLO Days Session.
SLO Days Sessions: How to Prepare
Please check back for more information as we get closer to the summer. Schedules are subject to change.
For information on the local area including accommodations and things to do, please visit our Plan Your Visit page.
Week of Welcome
Unlike SLO Days, the Week of Welcome is only for students. However there are a few events parents and supporters can attend after helping their student with move-in.
Parent and Family Programs will host Evening with the President on September 15 from 5 - 8 pm. Please the Parent and Family Programs website for more details closer to the event.
Following the Evening with the President, supporters are welcome to attend Big Fall Welcome in Alex G. Spanos Stadium hosted by New Student and Transition Programs. The event kick-offs at 8 pm, so please make your way to the Stadium's North-West entrance on California Blvd around 7:45 pm.
Students will receive important email updates and information in the days and weeks leading up to your session.
For the most up to date schedule information during sessions, please download the New Mustang Guide on the Guidebook app. Download the Guidebook App in the App store or Google Play store and search "New Mustang Guide" to download the guide to assist you in finding maps, schedules and more.
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Parent and Family Programs
Parent and Family Programs provides support, resources and exciting programming for the proud parents, family members and supporters of Cal Poly students. parent.calpoly.edu/