Living the SLO Life
Located on the Central Coast halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, SLO is a classic college town full of restaurants, shops, culture and nightlife. It is also home to the world-famous Farmers' Market, a weekly block party showcasing the best the city has to offer in food, music and community every Thursday night.
The Great Outdoors
With thousands of hiking trails, miles of Pacific coastline with beach access, well-known surf spots, massive redwood forests, wildflowers for days and more, California's Central Coast is a playground for the outdoor enthusiast.
Food & Drink
Surrounded by world-renowned vineyards, the Pacific Ocean, and a community that values locally grown produce and meats, San Luis Obispo has a flourishing food and drink culture.
a thriving business Community
San Luis Obispo serves as the economic hub of the Central Coast and has a thriving business community, over 750 non-profits and a spirt of entrepreneurship that includes many alumni-based ventures. Industries such as tech, design and construction, agriculture, tourism and health services have seen tremendous growth in recent years and are great places to find volunteer opportunities, internships and careers.