Fall 2015 Timeline
January 1, 2015
FAFSA (Financial Aid) application available to file
January 15, 2015
Early Decision Accept/Decline deadline
January 22, 2015
Housing application becomes available for Early Decision Admits who have accepted Cal Poly's offer of admission
March 2, 2015
FAFSA deadline for grant and scholarship consideration
March 3, 2015
Early Decision initial housing payment due
March 11, 2015
Housing application available for Regular Decision Admits who have accepted Cal Poly's offer of admission. Check the Housing tab for more information
April 1, 2015
Scholarship and Financial Aid award offers available through the portal to newly admitted students
April 16, 2015
Deadline for non-exempt EPT and ELM students to register for the May exam. Check exam locations and registration information at CSU Placement Tests
April 16,17,18, 2015
Cal Poly Open House (Friday, April 17 is Admitted Students Preview Day)
May 1, 2015
Offer Accept deadline for Fall Quarter (Regular Decision)
Mid-May 2015
Freshman/Transfer admits sent Fall 2015 Survey
Mid- to Late May 2015
Invitations to Soar and WOW are sent to all Freshman and Transfer Students
June 30, 2015
Documents due to Financial Aid if required on the To Do List in portal
July 15, 2015
Freshman/Transfer final transcripts due
Mid-July 2015
Fall registration information emailed from Office of the Registrar
July/August 2015 (dates pending)
Summer Institute
Mid-July - Early August 2015 (dates pending)
Summer Orientation (Soar)
Mid-August 2015
Fall Quarter registration opens for new students
August 2015 (specific dates coming)
On-campus residents can pay their on-campus housing and dining fees in full for the 2015/2016 academic year or sign up for an installment payment plan
August 2015 (specific dates coming)
Fall quarter housing assignments and move-in information available online (re-access your housing application)
August 22 - September 11, 2015
Quarter Plus
Early September 2015
On-Campus Housing & Dining Installment payment due
Mid-September 2015
Move-in for out of state and international students living on-campus
Mid-September 2015
Move-in for new incoming freshmen and transfers living on-campus
Late September 2015
Returning students living in Poly Canyon Village apartments can move into their apartments
September 2015 (dates pending)
Orientation and Week of Welcome happens the week after move-in for new fall students
September 21, 2015
Monday, Fall Quarter classes begin
Early October 2015
On-Campus Housing & Dining installment payment due
*all dates subject to change