SLO Days Info for Parents & Supporters

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Parents & Supporters at SLO Days

Parents & Supporters of new Cal Poly students are encouraged to attend SLO Days 2020. The Supporter track at SLO Days allows you to interact with resources, meet other supporters, and learn more about navigating the transition to Cal Poly, both for you and your student! At the time of registration, students will be able to sign up a maximum of 2 supporters to attend with them for an additional fee.

Freshman SLO Days Information

Transfer SLO Days Information

Parent & Supporter Overnight Accommodations

On Campus Accommodations for Parents & Supporters 

Overnight accommodations for parents and supporters is not included as part of the registration fee. Parents and supporters have the opportunity to stay on campus in Poly Canyon Village for an additional fee, via Conference & Event Planning (link to register coming soon).

One night of accommodations for students only are provided for the night during their session.  

Staying in San Luis Obispo

Staying in SLO? Head over to the City’s official tourism website,, for the scoop on your lodging options, restaurants, and things to do while you’re visiting SLO! Prefer to speak to a friendly voice? Call the San Luis Obispo Visitors Center at 1-877-SLO-TOWN (1-877-756-8696) for local lodging availability and booking assistance. ​

Optional Additions:

Additional meals: Have a sibling or other relative beyond your two supporters? Grab an extra meal ticket for them so they can join you for lunch! You will need to purchase both a lunch and dinner ticket if you would like them to join for both meals. Additional meal tickets for lunch are $20 and dinner are $25. Meal tickets only need to be purchased for guests not registered for SLO Days such as a younger sibling. 

Please note: These tickets are only for young siblings or relatives outside of your immediate two supporters. If you have not registered your supporters under the "guest" section you will need to do that first.

T-shirts: If you would like to represent Mustang Nation prior to attending Orientation. This merchandise is available online only and will not be sold onsite.

Please note: All new students will receive a green Mustang Way shirt at check-in for the Week of Welcome program. That shirt will be a different shirt than the one for sale here.

Sign up for the San Luis Obispo Vacations e-newsletter

Be the first to know about a new Lodging Loyalty Program available to Cal Poly parents & supporters – coming this fall! Redeem your stays in SLO for special rewards, including Cal Poly athletics events tickets, SLO swag, gift cards and other goodies. Head to  to sign up.

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