VISIT US

Guided Tours for 2016

Cal Poly encourages all visitors to read through the events offered daily (Monday through Friday) and register for most of the events through a VIP page. If you do not have a VIP page, click here and sign up for one today! By registering for events, you will be provided with reminders prior to your visit and updated notices regarding changes in schedules and/or locations.

 

 

GENERAL UNIVERSITY EVENTS for our campus visitors

Campus will be CLOSED on the following holiday(s):
Monday, September 5, 2016 - Labor Day
Friday, November 11, 2016 - Veteran's Day
Thursday and Friday, November 24-25, 2016- Thanksgiving
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, December 21-23, 2016- Christmas

 

Event

Times Offered

Meeting Location

General Campus Tour, led by current Cal Poly students and provide a student's perspective of campus and residential life.
11:00 am - 12:30 pm, M-F
Near the tour signage in the University Union (Bldg 65)
Admissions Information Session
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, M-F

Please check at the University Union

Information desk (Bldg 65) for the location of this session (changes daily).

Campus Housing Tour
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, M-F

Outside the main entrance to the Administration Building (Bldg 01)

Recreation Center Tour
9:00 am - 9:00 pm on the :15 and :45 of the hour, 7 days a week except for observed holidays. Tours are subject to staff availabilty and facility reservations. For groups of 15 or more, please contact memberships@asi.calpoly.edu prior to your visit.

Inside the main entrance to the Recreation Center (Bldg 43)

 

For parking information, visit Cal Poly's Parking Services. For a campus map, click here.


COLLEGE SPECIFIC TOURS


Campus will be CLOSED on the following holiday(s):
Monday, September 5, 2016 - Labor Day
Friday, November 11, 2016 - Veteran's Day
Thursday and Friday, November 24-25, 2016- Thanksgiving
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, December 21-23, 2016- Christmas

 

Event

Times Offered

Start Location or other details

College of Engineering Tour
Tours are offered by arrangement through College of Enginnering, please click here
Lobby, Engineering IV (Bldg 192)

College of Architecture &

Environmental Design Tour

10:00am-10:50am Mondays and Fridays. Sign up through your VIP page here. For more tour information, click here.

Architecture Building 05, Room 212, the CAED's main lobby

College of Liberal Arts

Information Session (Not a tour)

10am-11am Fridays only, register for this session through your VIP page here.

Near the tour signage in the University Union (Bldg 65)

College of Science & Math Tour
10:10am-11am Mondays and Fridays only, register for this session through your VIP page here.

Mustang Statue, outside of

University Union (Bldg 65)

Orfalea College of Business Tour

10:15am-11am Mondays and Fridays and every other

Friday at 2:30pm-3:15pm
Register for this session through your VIP page here.

Breezeway outside the Advising Center (lower level by elevators),

Business Building (Bldg 03)

College of Agriculture, Food and

Environmental Sciences Tour

Tours are offered by arrangement through the College of Agriculture, click here.

Meeting location is determined and sent to you prior to your visit. (805) 756-7225

agambassadors@calpoly.edu 

 

Our college specific tours are not offered during campus holidays, first week of the quarter, final exam week, when classes are not in session or summer quarter (no summer tours of the individual colleges, except for College of Engineering. They will be offering summer tours.)

GENERAL CAMPUS TOURS - Please note...

>>We ask our campus visitors to register for the general campus events through your VIP page through the link to the 'Tour Registration Page.'

Have a VIP page? Login to your VIP page and REGISTER FOR A TOUR!
Need a VIP page? Complete the interest form here for immediate access.

>>Cal Poly offers our general campus tour for visitors, on select dates when the campus is open. See the list of open tour dates on this page: http://admissions.calpoly.edu/visit/generalvisitdates.html

>>Please arrive early enough to allow 60-75 minutes to purchase a parking permit, park and then walk to the University Union (Bldg. #65) for check-in. For ALL tours please wear appropriate walking shoes, bring water, and a hat is suggested.

>>Unfortunately we are unable to make arrangements for individual or customized campus tours due to staffing and tours are not offered on weekends.

CAMPUS HOUSING TOUR - Please note...

>>Register for a Housing tour also through your VIP page. Reservations are not required but helpful in alerting Housing Ambassadors that you are interested in touring our Residence Halls.

Have a VIP page? Login to your VIP page and register for a tour!
Need a VIP page? Complete the interest form here for immediate access.

SPECIFIC COLLEGE TOURS- Please note...

>>College specific tours (tours offered of the individual colleges) are offered through the regular academic year (September to June) except during campus holidays, first week of the quarter, final exam week, when classes are not in session or summer quarter. College of Engineering is the only college offering tours during the summer. The above matrix gives instructions for registering for these indvidual events.

LARGER GROUPS

If you are bringing a group of 15 or more (including school groups), advance arrangements are required. Please see the group tour page for more information.


For any updates, also check our Campus Tour Information line at: 805-756-5734.

For technical errors with online tour registration ONLY, please contact: ecoms@calpoly.edu

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