Transfer Students

SLO Days Transfer students grouping up

Transfer SLO Days

Session dates: 

Students need to attend on their designated college day due to the college specific information being presented on that date.

  • August 8th, 2019

    • College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES)
    • College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED)
    • College of Liberal Arts (CLA)
  • August 9th, 2019

    • College of Engineering (CENG)
    • College of Science and Mathematics (CSM)
    • Orfaela College of Business (OCOB)

Join us for transfer SLO Days 2018! Check-in begins at 7:00 AM in the UU Plaza and the resource fair will be open for you to explore all of the options that Cal Poly has to offer.

Looking for a SLO Days schedule? View it online here now

How to sign up

Sign up for SLO Days through MyCalPoly Portal. It is located under the Orientation & Events tab (similar to the Money Matters tab).

SLO Days and WOW are mandatory for all new students. If circumstances prevent you from attending any of our session dates, you may request an exception here.

Please note that the deadline to sign up is May 15, 2018.

Get a Head Start

To get a head start on learning about Cal Poly tools and directions for registration, check out the transfer advising website.

Getting To Campus & Parking

Students attending Transfer SLO Days should park in the Grand Ave parking structure. Click the link below for information on SLO Days parking and driving directions.

>>>SLO Days parking 

SLO Days Check-in

  • Students and supporters should check-in together at the University Union Plaza for SLO Days from 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, students must have their government issued ID

  • Doors open for our first session at Chumash Auditorium at 7:45 AM

  • On campus dining options available in the Julian A. McPhee University Union and Dining Complex, click here for summer dining hours

  • Cal Poly University Store open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

What to bring:

  • Cal Poly username & password
    • Any issues with the Cal Poly Portal can be referred to ITS at 805-756-7000
  • Laptop/tablet with charger

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Readmitted Students

If you are interested in attending Transfer SLO Days in August, we encourage you to first discuss this option with your advising center. If decide to attend, you can sign up by calling New Student & Transition Programs at 805-756-2400 to get further directions on how to sign up as a returning/readmitted student.

Transfer Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) (August 12 and 13)

In order to fulfill the SLO Days requirement, EOP transfer students must sign up for the Transfer Bridge orientation session held on Sunday, August 12- Monday, August 13 (in place of your respective August 8 or 9 session). Click here for more information on EOP Transfer Bridge. If you are unable to attend this particular session, please email us at

Transfer Bridge is free of cost for all EOP transfer students, regardless if you stay overnight on campus for Transfer Bridge or not. EOP encourages students to stay overnight on August 12 to have an opportunity to communicate with other students and experience campus housing. If you would like to stay, please sign up for Transfer Bridge through the Orientation tab found in your Cal Poly portal and select the OVERNIGHT option. If you choose to not stay overnight on campus, select the COMMUTER option.


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