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Experience Cal Poly for Yourself

Our Campus Visit Experience provides information about everything Cal Poly has to offer via our student-led tour and a seated information session with admissions professionals. An optional housing tour gives insight on campus living.

Scroll down to the Campus Visit Experience with a college tour to register for all the above and choose a college tour to learn more about your chosen study area. 

Visits are available Monday through Friday, excluding campus closures (see below). Pre-registration is necessary. Please be sure to select the tour(s) you wish to register for below. A confirmation email with additional details will follow shortly after your registration is processed. 

Campus Visit Experience 

Available Monday through Friday.

Includes:

  • Admissions Information Session - 40 minutes
  • General Campus Tour - 90 minutes

Options:

  • Housing Tour - 70 minutes 
Register below.

 
Learn more about Cal Poly, student life and surrounding area of San Luis Obispo on our viewbook!

Campus Visit Experience with a College Tour 

Available most Mondays and Fridays, depending on college.

Includes:

  • A tour of one of Cal Poly's six colleges:
    • College of Science and Mathematics (COSAM) - 50 minutes
    • Orfalea College of Business (OCOB) - 50 minutes
    • College of Engineering (CENG) - 110 minutes
    • College of Liberal Arts (CLA) - 50 minutes
    • College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) - 50 minutes
    • College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) - 50 minutes
  • Admissions Information Session - 40 minutes
  • Campus Walking Tour - 90 minutes

Options:

  • Housing Tour - 70 minutes
Register below.

 
Learn more about Cal Poly, student life and surrounding area of San Luis Obispo on our viewbook!

Group Campus Visits

Campus visits for groups of 15 or more can be requested a minimum of two weeks prior to your desired visit. Each visit will include a 40-minute information session and 90-minute guided campus tour. Visit the Special Group Tour Registration page for details.


Tour App

Visit from home or explore your own path on campus by downloading the Cal Poly Tour app through iTunes or Google Play.


Tips For Your Visit

  • Arrive early enough to allow 30-45 minutes to purchase a parking permit, park and walk to your check-in location.
  • Wear appropriate walking shoes
  • Bring water
  • A hat and/or sunscreen is suggested
  • Find a campus map

Campus Holidays

  • April 1, 2019 - Cesar Chavez's Day
  • May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day

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