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Cal Poly Open House is an annual showcase of the Cal Poly Campus, student body, and the San Luis Obispo community, as you explore life as a Mustang.

Open House kicks off Thursday, April 16 with Campus Preview Night at the 6 p.m. Farmers’ Market.  This is a great opportunity to see what Downtown SLO is like on a Thursday, enjoy some local bites, and make some new friends. Cal Poly’s Clubs and Organizations will be present at the market to welcome you and showcase their various programs as well.

Friday, April 17 marks the start of Admitted Students’ Discovery Day.  Hear from campus leaders and students as you to explore interactive classrooms and experiences.  Friday Nite Invite is an evening event for current and prospective students to gather and engage with one another.  Parents and supporters are welcome to join the New Student & Transition Programs’ Coffee House event, reviewing what’s in store for new students at Cal Poly SLO.

Saturday, April 18 is the grand finale of Open House, known as the “Poly Royal Celebration.” Join the entire Mustang community on campus for the Poly Royal Parade and Campus Showcase, which feature over 250 Cal Poly clubs and organizations.  Enjoy special events throughout the day like the Poly Royal Truck & Tractor Pull, Poly Royal Rodeo, and Alumni Beer and Wine Garden! (21+)

RSVPs are for admitted and prospective students are available through mid-February 2020.

For the latest 2020 Open House updates, download the Cal Poly Now App.

If you have any questions, call (805) 756-2400 or direct your inquiry to [email protected].


16 (Thursday) 6:00 pm - 18 (Saturday) 8:00 pm


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