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Cal Poly Community Open House April 6-8

Cal Poly Open House invites prospective students and their supporters, current students, faculty and staff, alumni, and the San Luis Obispo community to join in Open House festivities Thurs. April 6 through Sat. April 8.
The Open House, as explained in a Cal Poly press statement , “celebrates the achievements of past and current Mustangs and provides prospective students the opportunity to take part in campus traditions.”
“We are excited to collaborate with the Cal Poly and San Luis Obispo communities to showcase all the university has to offer through an event-filled weekend,” said event student co-chairs Brian Moore and Rebecca Villalobos.
On Thursday, April 6, prospective students and their families can visit the campus and Open House’s premiere weekend event, Club Preview Night at Farmers Market, held downtown San Luis Obispo.
On April 7, Admitted Students’ Preview Day will allow prospective students and their families to become acquainted with the students’ future academic careers. Students will be encouraged to start thinking about their course of study as they learn about their future curriculum, hear from college deans, and meet with faculty and current students. That evening, at “Friday Nite Invite,” prospective students will be able to “have fun, meet each other, and catch a glimpse of the amazing environment Cal Poly has to offer,” Moore said.
On Saturday, Cal Poly will hold its Poly Royal Celebration, during which more than 200 student clubs and organizations will demonstrate the Learn by Doing philosophy. Special events such as the Poly Royal Parade, a Kids’ Fair, live music, the Poly Royal Truck and Tractor Pull, the Cal Poly Rodeo and more will be showcased.
The Poly Royal Rodeo will be held Friday, April 7, from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, April 8, from 5:30-10 p.m. at Spanos Stadium
It will be their first time in the larger Spanos Stadium. Children 10 and younger attend the rodeo for free. Email neiguren@calpoly.edu for rodeo information.
For more information about Cal Poly’s Open House weekend, go to: orientation.calpoly.edu/openhouse or call the Open House office at 805-756-2400.

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