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Once You're Accepted

You Did It!

Congratulations and welcome to the Cal Poly family!

You have been selected to join some of the best and brightest students in California and around the world. We can’t wait to see you on campus. We're so happy you are #CalPolyBound.

Download and celebrate!

Feel like shouting your excitement to the world? We can help with that. We've created yard signs, banners, pennants, social media posts and more for you to download and celebrate joining the Mustang family!

Browse the Graphics

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Your Next Steps checklists 

Choose your status and learn more about the next steps you will have to take in order to complete your enrollment and get yourself ready for the fall quarter.

Other campus visits

Although we hope you can make it to Open House, we understand that isn't always possible. We offer many other opportunities for you to visit and experience our campus for yourself. For those who can't physically come to campus, we also have many virtual options available. 

Plan Your Visit

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Join us at Open House

April 11-13

Open House is an annual event showcasing the best we have to offer. It is the perfect opportunity to tour our campus, see Learn by Doing in action and meet your future classmates.

Learn more about Open House

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Cultural Resources

We are building a campus community where all are welcomed, valued and given the resources to thrive academically, socially and personally. 

Financial Aid

Our Financial Aid office can help you calculate your costs and secure the resources such as grants, scholarships and loans to fund your education.

Health, Wellbeing & Safety

A variety of campus resources will provide the support you need to stay in good physical and mental health throughout the academic year.

Housing & Dining

From residence halls to apartments to a brand-new dining complex, you’ll find more than just a place to live — you’ll become part of an active community.


Our nationally acclaimed orientation programs will help you transition into Cal Poly life and make connections that last a lifetime

other ways to connect

Have questions that are relevant to your individual situations? Looking for more clarification on your next steps in regards to admissions or financial aid? Wanting a way to keep up-to-date on all things Cal Poly? Here are some additional ways for you to virtually connect. 

keep it social

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Admissions Instagram

Follow @calpolyadmissions on Instagram for stories about our students and alumni, insider tips, campus favorites, updates and more. 

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Admissions YouTube

We’re building out our YouTube channel to help you navigate and learn more about Cal Poly.

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Other Social Media

Find and connect with the Cal Poly community including colleges, programs and departments on their official social media accounts.

My Cal Poly Student Portal

You will use the My Cal Poly Portal for many things now and in the future. Your portal will give you access to housing information, financial aid, monitor your student account, access email and documents and more. You will also use it to access your grades, register for classes and plan your schedule in the future.

Contact the Service Desk if you need help.