Fall 2014 Timeline
January 1, 2014
FAFSA (Financial Aid) application available to file
January 15, 2014
Early Decision Accept/Decline deadline
January 17, 2014 - February 14, 2014
Housing application available for Early Decision Admits who have accepted Cal Poly's offer of admission
March 2, 2014
FAFSA deadline for grant and scholarship consideration
March 3, 2014
Early Decision initial housing payment due
March, 2014 (dates to be determined)
Housing application available for Regular Decision Admits who have accepted Cal Poly's offer of admission. Monitor the Housing timeline for updates and actual application dates
April 1, 2014
Scholarship and financial Aid award offers available through the portal to newly admitted students
April 2014
Deadline for non-exempt EPT and ELM students to register for the May 4th exam. Check exam locations and registration information at CSU Placement Tests
April 10,11,12, 2014
Cal Poly Open House (Friday, April 11 is Admitted Students Preview Day)
May 1, 2014
Offer Accept deadline for Fall Quarter (Regular Decision)
Mid May, 2014
Freshman/Transfer admits sent Fall 2014 Survey
Mid to Late May, 2014
Invitations to Soar and WOW are sent to all Freshman and Transfer Students.
June 30, 2014
Documents due to Financial Aid if required on the To Do List in portal
July 15, 2014
Freshman/Transfer final transcripts due
Fall registration information emailed from Office of the Registrar
July/August 2014 (dates pending)
Summer Institute
Mid-July - Early August 2014 (dates pending)
SOAR - Student Orientation, Advising and Registration
Mid August, 2014
Fall Quarter registration opens for new students
August, 2014 (specific dates coming)
On-campus residents can pay their on-campus housing and dining fees in full for the 2014/2015 academic year or sign up for an installment payment plan.
August, 2014 (specific dates coming)
Fall quarter housing assignments and move-in information available online (re-access your housing application)
Early September, 2014
On-Campus Housing & Dining Installment payment due
Mid September, 2014
Move-in for out of state and international students living on-campus.
Mid September, 2014
Move-in for new incoming freshmen and transfers living on-campus.
Late September, 2014
Returning students living in Poly Canyon Village apartments can move into their apartments
September, 2014 (dates pending)
Orientation and Week of Welcome happens the week after move-in for new fall students.
September 22, 2014
Monday, Fall Quarter classes begin
Early October, 2014
On-Campus Housing & Dining installment payment due
*all dates subject to change