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Welcome to Cal Poly's Annual Open House Event!

Open House is an annual Cal Poly event that showcases the campus to admitted and current students, their supporters, alumni, and the San Luis Obispo community. The three-day event is the culmination of an entire year of hard work and dedication by a committee of student volunteers working under New Student Programs, in collaboration with the community, student clubs, faculty, and staff.

Open House began in 1994 and has its roots in Poly Royal with the added Friday activities such as University Welcomes, College Welcomes, Friday Nite Invite, and many more fun activities.

Cal Poly's Admitted Students' Preview Day is a great way to get to know the Cal Poly campus. Students and their supporters will have a chance to hear from President Jeffrey Armstrong; visit with college deans, faculty, and current students; discover the many available resources and take tours of the campus.

Saturday's events are open to the public. The day starts off with a parade that includes Cal Poly and San Luis Obispo organizations. After the parade, the Campus Showcase begins. This includes demonstrations and concession booths representing more than 200 campus groups. There will also be a Kids' Fair with many kid- and family-friendly activities.

Important Parking Message

Open House is welcoming more than 7,000 guests to Cal Poly on Friday, April 11, 2014! Please help us make this a great experience for both you and our guests by using an alternate form of transportation to avoid the expected traffic.

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