Open House 2019


You're invited to the 26th Annual Cal Poly Open House Weekend.

Open House celebrates the Poly Royal tradition, dating back nearly 80 years. Open House & Poly Royal Celebration brings together admitted students and their families, current students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the San Luis Obispo community to showcase the best Cal Poly has to offer.

What's Happening

Open House weekend begins with "Campus Preview Night at Farmers' Market" on Thursday, April 11 from 6PM–9PM. Explore downtown and experience San Luis Obispo's world-famous Farmers' Market. Cal Poly Clubs and Organizations will be present to showcase what they have to offer.

The weekend continues on April 12 for "Admitted Students' Discovery Day". Friday kicks off with a University Welcome where you will hear from campus leaders and students about their Mustang Legacies. Throughout the day, experience Cal Poly's “Learn by Doing" philosophy through sessions from your academic college and interactive classrooms and experiences. In the evening, we invite you to engage with other prospective and current Cal Poly students at Friday Nite Invite. Additionally, parents and supporters are invited to join New Student & Transition Programs for Coffee House to learn about what's next for new students on their Cal Poly journey.

Finally, join us Saturday, April 13, as the entire Mustang community comes to campus to Celebrate the Mustang Legacy during “Poly Royal Celebration." Festivities start with the Poly Royal Parade and continue all day with the Campus Showcase, featuring over 200 clubs and organizations, Dexter Stage, and additional premier special events including:
-Poly Royal Truck & Tractor Pull
-Poly Royal Rodeo
-Alumni Beer and Wine Garden (open to all 21 and over)

Whether you're a new or current student, family member, community member, or a returning alumnus, we're excited to see you at this year's Open House!