SLO Sights That Will Make Students Say “WOW”

After a quiet summer in San Luis Obispo, we’re more than happy to welcome new and returning Cal Poly students back to our coastal college town as the annual Week of Welcome (WOW) carries on throughout this week. WOW gives students the perfect opportunity to explore their new home on the Central Coast before the hustle and bustle of the new school year begins, often including activities like hiking, kayaking, shopping downtown, and much more. With so much to see in such a short week, we’ve put together a list of SLO sights that will make new students say “WOW!” Students—as you…

Best Ways to Celebrate Cal Poly’s Graduation

The Central Coast is lucky to have the renowned California Polytechnic State University and all its wonderful students as residents to this beautiful area! Ranked number 9 among California’s public universities by Forbes magazine, this cutting edge university boasts a beautiful campus of 1,2321 acres and 21,000 students. Many young people love relocating to the Central Coast and exploring all it has to offer over their four years as a student at Cal Poly. Everything must come to an end though, and every spring thousands of students and their families gather together in San Luis Obispo and beyond to celebrate…

Cal Poly’s Mustang Family Weekend

Cal Poly’s Mustang Family Weekend is only a short week away, providing students and their loved ones with a fun and exciting time on the Central Coast. Combined with alumni weekend, this will be the perfect opportunity to learn more about Cal Poly’s “Learn by Doing” motto and enjoy the Homecoming Football Game versus UC Davis! There are tons of ways to learn more about your student’s home here in San Luis Obispo though, so don’t miss out on these fun spots and activities to make the most of your time here. SLO Farmers Market If you’re planning on heading…

Cal Poly Dorm Essentials

Freshman move-in is right around the corner, and living in the residence halls on campus at Cal Poly will be the experience of a lifetime. My name is Alyssa and I am now in my fourth year at the university. I have spent these past few years enjoying the amazing lifestyle and scenery of the Central Coast and the Cal Poly community. Coming from a much larger town in Southern California, the SLO life was definitely a change of pace for my way of living, but a welcomed one at that. I was the first member of my family to…