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.

 

We encourage our campus visitors to use the Grand Avenue entrance to campus to make your Cal Poly visit experience the best. See map for details.

 

GENERAL UNIVERSITY EVENTS for our campus visitors

Campus will be CLOSED on the following days:
February 15, 2016
March 31, 2016
May 30, 2016

Please click here for more information regarding our Spring Break Events that will be occurring from (3/28 – 4/1) and (4/4 – 4/8). Please note that campus will be closed on Thursday, March 31st in observation of César Chavez’s Birthday.



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 Information desk of 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)

 

COLLEGE SPECIFIC TOURS

Campus will be CLOSED on the following days:
February 15, 2016
March 31, 2016
May 30, 2016

College specific tours will NOT be offered from March 21st - March 25th

Please check in the future regarding dates and times for College Specific Tours during Cal Poly's expanded "Spring Break" schedule (March 28th - April 1st & April 4th to 8th).

Event

Times Offered

Start Location or other details

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

College of Architecture &

Environmental Design Tour

10am-10:50am Mondays and Fridays. Sign up through your VIP page. For other tours, 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.

Fisher Science Hall, Bldg 33-Room 289

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

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.

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, 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 for the individual colleges, except for the College of Engineering)

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 30-45 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, 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. The above matrix gives instructions for registering for these indvidual events.

>>College specific tours will NOT be offered during Cal Poly’s Spring Break (March 21– March 25, 2016).

Expanded Tours and Campus Events – Spring 2016 (click here)

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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