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Experience Cal Poly for Yourself

Join us for a campus visit and experience Cal Poly.

Thank you for your interest in Cal Poly! We invite you to join us for a campus visit and learn about everything Cal Poly has to offer from our current student-led tours. 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 

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

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 60-75 minutes to purchase a parking permit, park and walk to your check-in location (see your confirmation email for details).
  • Wear appropriate walking shoes.
  • Bring water.
  • A hat and/or sunscreen is suggested.

Campus Holidays, Closures & Special Events

  • December 24-28 - Christmas holiday
  • December 31, 2018 - New Year's holiday
  • January 1, 2019 - New Year's Day

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