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Campus Visits Contact

Contact
James Maraviglia
Vice Provost for Enrollment Development and Chief Marketing Officer

Address
Office of Admissions
1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0031

Phone
805-756-2913

Email
admissions@calpoly.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Performing Arts Center
Recreation Center
Julian's Cafe Bistro
Spanos Stadium
University Union
University Bookstore

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Farmer's Market
Avila Beach
Pismo Beach
Hearst Castle
Montana de Oro

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Mon.-Fri. at 11:00 a.m.
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Mon.-Fri., 1:00 p.m. (after campus tour)

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
N/A

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Varies

Arrangements
Contact department or college prior to visit.

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
City buses run to campus approximately every 20 minutes - free for students, faculty and staff. Buses also make runs to campus from outlying areas. We have taxi companies that are available 24 hours a day. There is also an AMTRAK station at the east end of town that has several daily runs into town. The closest airport is a couple of miles outside the town's center and connects with major cities.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Heading south on U.S. 101, take the Cal Poly/Grand Avenue exit. Turn right at the top of the hill, then left and come up to Grand Avenue. Take a right on Grand Avenue, and four or five blocks up is the entrance to Cal Poly. Stop at the information kiosk on the right-hand side of the street, purchase a parking pass, and the attendant will instruct you where to park. Heading North on U.S. 101, take the Grand Avenue exit and turn left onto Grand Avenue. Four or five blocks up is the entrance to Cal Poly. Stop at the information kiosk on the right-hand side of the street, purchase a parking pass, and the attendant will instruct you where to park.

Admissions

Applicants: 54,072
Acceptance Rate: 28%
Average HS GPA: 3.99







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