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Hosted by Parent and Family Programs, our webinar series gives Cal Poly parents and supporters in-depth access to campus resources and program experts

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Lunch and Learn: Mustang Success Center (Presented by the Cal Poly Parent Advisory Council)

Join us as we hear from the Mustang Success Center (MSC) and campus expert, Shannon Stephens, Director for the Mustang Success Center at Cal Poly. Learn about how MSC provides an inclusive environment that proactively supports first-time freshmen with their successful transition and integration into Cal Poly. The MSC staff provides accessible academic advising that guides students to clear pathways of success and builds a foundation for timely graduation. They are a great starting point for all first-time freshmen students.


Lunch and Learn: Office of the Registrar (Presented by the Cal Poly Parent Advisory Council)

Join us as we hear from the Office of the Registrar and campus expert, Daniel Parson, Associate Registrar at Cal Poly. Join us for an informative presentation aimed to empower you with essential knowledge about how to register for classes, important deadlines, and general information regarding classes.

 


Lunch and Learn: Off-Campus Housing (Presented by the Cal Poly Parent Advisory Council)

Hear from program coordinator Sarah Bacio, learn about the off-campus housing search process, and gain valuable information to help ensure that your student's transition to independent living is smooth and successful.


Mustang Family Insights: Safer

Hear from the Safer program and campus expert, Irene Tobias, Survivor Wellness Coordinator at Cal Poly. Parents and supporters are an irreplaceable part of a student's life - Safer invites you into a conversation with a campus violence prevention expert about supporting your student in navigating new relationships and experiences, and how we can prevent harm before it happens. Safer will guide participants through a Dialogue Toolkit created specifically for Cal Poly parents and supporters, with guidance on how to have these challenging conversations, resources available to you and your student, and what you can expect for the coming year.


Mustang Family Insights: Clubs and Organizations

Hear from the Leadership and Service program and campus expert, Ashley Jones, Coordinator of Clubs and Organizations at Cal Poly. Join us for an illuminating presentation where we dive deep into the diverse and dynamic world of Cal Poly Clubs & Organizations! Discover how these student-led organizations can enrich your student's college experience, offer valuable skills, forge community connections, and open doors to new horizons.


Mustang Family Insights: Disability Resource Center


Mustang Family Insights: Campus Health and Wellbeing


Students with Dependents

Please enjoy this session of Mustang Family Insights featuring the Students with Dependents Initiative for student parents. This initiative aims to embrace and welcome the entire family of new Mustangs! This webinar will discuss the unique set of challenges that students with dependents face while navigating their college experience. We will discuss priority registration, parking permits, emergency grants, and other support, resources, community-building events specifically for you!


First-Generation Students (Session 2 of 2)

Please enjoy part two of this special two-part session of Mustang Family Insights for parents and supporters of first-generation students. These sessions are presented in collaboration with the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and will feature important information and resources for parents and supporters of first-generation Cal Poly students. First-generation students are identified as those who are the first in their family to receive a college degree.


First-Generation Students (Session 1 of 2)

Please enjoy part one of this special two-part session of Mustang Family Insights for parents and supporters of first-generation students. These sessions are presented in collaboration with the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and will feature important information and resources for parents and supporters of first-generation Cal Poly students. First-generation students are identified as those who are the first in their family to receive a college degree.


The City of San Luis Obispo

Please enjoy this session of Mustang Family Insights featuring the City of San Luis Obispo (SLO) featuring important safety information for parents and supporters of students currently residing or returning to SLO, updates about our local businesses and resources, and community support. Featured panelists include Molly Cano, Tourism Manager for the City of SLO and Christine Wallace, Neighborhood Outreach Manager for the City of SLO.


Associated Students, Inc.

Learn about Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) student government, the Recreation Center, Craft Center, ASI Events, Poly Escapes and Intramural Sports. For more information, please visit asi.calpoly.edu.


Admissions, Orientation and Club Sports

Learn about fall admissions, SLO Days and student engagement. For more information, please visit calpoly.edu/admissionsorientation.calpoly.edu, and clubs.calpoly.edu.


Vice President for Student Affairs Keith Humphrey

Learn about campus updates, COVID-19, spring move-out, and future planning. For more information, please visit studentaffairs.calpoly.edu.

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