Parent and Supporter Events

Throughout the year, Parent and Family Programs hosts several events that connect families and supporters to Cal Poly. Mark your calendars and join us on the following dates!

Upcoming Events


Open House

April 7-9, 2022

Open House is an annual event that showcases Cal Poly's campus to new students, their families, and the community while offering a glimpse into life as a Mustang.

During your visit, be sure to stop by the Parent and Family Programs booth, Coffee House Resource Fair, and Morning Cup with the President to hear insights about Cal Poly firsthand from our knowledgeable staff and Parent Advisory Council.

Additional event details coming soon. Visit the Open House website to learn more.


SLO Days Events

July-Aug. 2022

Parents and supporters of new Cal Poly students are encouraged to attend SLO Days 2022. Special supporter sessions provide wonderful ways to meet fellow incoming families, learn more about the university, and receive guidance on the best ways to support new Mustangs. 

Additional event details coming soon. Visit the SLO Days website to learn more.


Mustang Move-In Parent Reception

September 2022

Cal Poly parents and supporters are invited to gather after move-in to hear from campus leadership, faculty, and staff as we kick off the 2022-23 academic year. This event will feature a student musical performance, welcome messages, light refreshments, and resources about how to stay connected, involved, and informed.

Following the reception, join the campus community to help welcome new students at the Big Fall Welcome in Spanos Stadium from 8-9 p.m. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. With your student already seated in the stadium with their WOW group, you'll have the unique opportunity to witness the spirited start of fall quarter.

Additional event details coming soon. Visit the Mustang Move-In website to learn more.


Mustang Family Weekend

Oct. 2022

Discover how your student has made Cal Poly their home! Experience three fun-filled days that celebrate the campus community. Additional event details coming soon.

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