SLO Days Arrival Information

Students and supporters who plan on driving to campus need a parking pass in order to leave their vehicles parked for the duration of SLO Days.

Note: Parking passes are not required for weekend sessions or September SLO Days.

For driving directions to Cal Poly, click here.

Directions to Visitor Parking

When arriving to campus, enter on Grand Avenue. From there, follow Orientation/SLO Days signage and Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) directions on where to park. All SLO Days guests attending summer sessions will park in Visitor Parking - Structure 131Vehicles with valid state issued ADA placards or plates will be allowed to utilize the Grand Avenue Parking Structure (GAS).

Guests attending September SLO Days must following Mustang Move-in signs to long-term parking. 

Please reference the TAPS website for all road closures and parking impacts.

Please download Cal Poly Now app and search for the “Orientation 2020” guide (available May 2020) for the most up to date arrival information, driving and walking directions, schedule, and more.

Instructions to Download Your Permit

Check back soon for a link to download your permit for SLO Days 2020!

1.  Select your SLO Days session date  
2.  Enter the SLO Days access code, provided by email three weeks and 2 days before your SLO Days session to all registered students and supporters   
3. Select the parking location (Structure 131)  
4. Click through the next steps, enter your billing information, and select "Complete Purchase" (total should read $0.00, you will not be billed or required to enter any payment information)  

5. On the "Order Summary" page, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Download All Permits (PDF)"

6. Print at home and display on your dash during your SLO Days session  


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