Transfers Student Sessions

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Transfer Summer Series

Calling all incoming Transfer Mustangs! 

Join us for a weekly presentation from a campus partner and learn more about Cal Poly and San Luis Obispo!  

Each Wednesday, various campus partners will present on their department's services as to supplement what you will learn at SLO Days. Each session will also feature a Q&A, where you can get your burning questions answered by current students and campus partners! 

All sessions use the same zoom link.

Meeting ID: 824 8163 6769

Here are the upcoming Transfer Summer Series dates (*Each session is 6pm-7:30pm): 

  • Wednesday, July 20: Living in San Luis Obispo! 
  • Wednesday, August 3: What to Expect at Transfer SLO Days and Financing College & Transfer Student Needs 
  • Wednesday, August 17: Getting Involved at Cal Poly! (Part One) 
  • Wednesday, August 24: Campus Health and Wellbeing at Cal Poly
  • Wednesday, August 31: Getting Involved at Cal Poly! (Part Two) 
  • Wednesday, September 7: What to Expect at Week of Welcome 

Each session will also be recorded and posted here and to your Transition Toolkit a few weeks after they occur. We are hoping that you'll join us for the Transfer Summer Series! 

Get Ready for Your SLO Days Session

Transfer SLO Days are virtual one-day sessions on Aug. 10 and Aug. 11. Your session date is determined by your major — please see below to learn more!

Virtual Transfer SLO Days Schedule

Students and Supporters use the same Zoom webinar link from  8:30–11:30 a.m.

A Zoom webinar link will be sent to each registrant about two weeks prior to attending their session.

TIme Event
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Help Desk Zoom Available – Main Webinar Starts at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcome to Cal Poly and SLO Days: Official welcome to start the day.
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Journey to Academic Success — Transfer Center & University Advising
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m Wellness Break: 15-minute break to step away from the screen
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m Navigate Key Advising Tools with team from Office of the Registrar
11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m

Lunch Break with Transfer Connect by Identity

Take a lunch break with other students or campus resource representatives. 

Supporters will have their own connection group to join. 

Zoom links will be provided on the day of the session. 

12:20 p.m. – 12:30p.m. Wellness Break: 10-minute break to step away from the screen
12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

College Advising Breakout Sessions

Zoom Links for the student’s specific college advising session will be provided about two weeks prior to their session.

Session Date by Major

August 10 August 11

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences  Agricultural Business 
Animal Science  Agricultural Communication 
Dairy Science  Agricultural Sciences 
Food Science  Agricultural Systems Management
Nutrition  Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering 
Wine and Viticulture Environmental Earth and Soil Sciences 

College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Environmental Management and Protection 
Architectural Engineering  Forestry and Fire Sciences
Architecture Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration (EIM)
City and Regional Planning 

College of Engineering

Construction Management  Aerospace Engineering 
Landscape Architecture  Biomedical Engineering 

College of Engineering

Computer Engineering 
Civil Engineering Environmental Engineering
Computer Science  General Engineering 
Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering 
Industrial Engineering 

College of Liberal Arts

Manufacturing Engineering  Child Development 
Materials Engineering Communication Studies 
Software Engineering  Comparative Ethnic Studies 

College of Liberal Arts

Interdisciplinary Studies 
Anthropology and Geography  Political Science 
Art and Design  Spanish 
Graphic Communication  English
Theatre Arts   

College of Science and Mathematics

Biological Sciences  
Liberal Studies  
Marine Sciences  
Public Health  

Orfalea College of Business

Business Administration   
Industrial Technology and Packaging   

Accessibility Needs

Please note: Cal Poly encourages inclusivity in all its programs and activities. If you would like any type of accommodation, including (but not limited to) physical access, Deaf/Hard of Hearing services or adapted materials, please contact (805-756-1395) in advance of your participation or visit.

Parents and Supporters are Welcome

Friends, family, and supporters can join students via our supporter track. We provide programming geared toward supporting you and your student through their transition to Cal Poly.

Please register only two supporters 14 business days prior to the registered SLO Days session. Failure to register and submit your payment prior will result in the supporter not receiving access to the SLO Days event.

Please visit the parent and supporter session page for more information.

Special Programs

Educational Opportunity Program  

Learn more about Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) here. 

  • Students accepted into EOP are expected to attend a designated SLO Days session. All selected participants will only be able to sign-up for these mandatory dates. For any questions regarding this, please contact EOP at
  • If you have declined participation in EOP, please log back into your orientation account to find any incurred fees. This information can be accessed through the "Orientation Events" tab in your MyCalPoly Portal. A new price for SLO Days will be reflected in your account.  
  • Please note: This is an application-based program. All participants must have already applied to the Educational Opportunity Program though Cal State Apply and received acceptance. Students unsure of their status in EOP should check their email for notification or reach out to the program directly at 

Stay Connected

Check your Cal Poly email frequently for important updates and information in the days and weeks leading up to your session. 


Download New Mustang Guide!

Available on the on the Guidebook app, New Mustang Guide is th place to find schedules, maps, and more for your orientation experience. Download the Guidebook app from the App Store or Google Play Store then search "New Mustang Guide" in the app. 

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