Welcome to SLO Days Family Experience 2024!

Students, parents and supporters of incoming Cal Poly students are invited to stay for a unique, on-campus experience during SLO Days (Student Life Orientation Days), Cal Poly's premier new student orientation program. 

For Students: Accommodations in Student Housing is included in the SLO Days registration for Day 1. Students who are traveling have the option to arrive a day early and stay before the 7:30am SLO Days check in. 

For Parents & Supporters: Choose to stay one or two nights in our on-campus dormitory-style apartments in Poly Canyon Village. 

Each reservation includes a private room with a twin bed, accommodating one person per room. Each apartment contains 4 private bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, with bathrooms shared between two guests. Apartments also feature a shared living space and kitchen.

Apartment rentals are available, which include 4 twin-sized bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, with a maximum occupancy of 4 people.

Please be sure your student has already registered for SLO Days before registering here. Click here for SLO Days information and registration 

To register, please select your SLO Days 2024 Session below:  
(Reservations must be received at least 5 days in advance to each session)

Session 1: July 1-2 (Monday & Tuesday)

Session 2: July 5-6 (Friday & Saturday) 

Session 3: July 8-9 (Monday & Tuesday) 

Session 4: July 11-12 (Thursday & Friday) 

Session 5: July 15-16 (Monday & Tuesday) 

Session 6: July 18-19(Thursday & Friday) / Cal Poly Black Alumni Community - 2024 Legacy Weekend: Summer Experience  

Session 7: July 22-23 (Monday & Tuesday) 

Session 8: July 30-31 (Tuesday & Wednesday) 

Session 9: August 2-3 (Friday & Saturday) 

Session 10: August 5-6 (Monday & Tuesday) 

Session 11: August 9-10 (Friday & Saturday) 

Contact Cal Poly Conference & Event Planning with any questions or assistance with reservations:



Welcome to SLO Days Family Experience 2024! 

Choose from two options during SLO Days orientation: 

Single Bedroom in a Shared Apartment : $135 per person/per night

Experience student life to the fullest. Your private bedroom will be one in a 4-bedroom, 2 bath apartment with shared living room and kitchen. Meet other students and families joining Cal Poly! 

Bedrooms have an XL Twin bed, linens, pillow and bath towels. 

Private Family Apartment : $435 per night (Best Value!) 

Guests who select a family apartment will be housed in a private, 4-bedroom, 2 bath apartment. Each bedroom has an XL twin bed. Maximum 4 guests. 

Book by June 14, 2024 and SAVE! Prices increase June 15!


Each apartment includes the following amenities: 

  • Bed linens, pillows and towels
  • Use of oven, stove, microwave and refrigerator (utensils & cookware not provided) 
  • Access to swimming pool and complimentary laundry facilities
  • Complimentary campus-wide Wi-Fi 

Please note: Apartments do not have televisions, and buildings are LEED Gold Certified to reduce environmental impact and do not have air conditioning. Fans are available by request for a reduced-rate rental fee on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Welcome to SLO Days Family Experience 2024! 

Frequently Asked Questions

- When is Check-In/ Check-Out? 
  Check-in is from 4pm-8pm on your arrival date and check-out is by 10am on the departure date. Please note that our front desk is not staffed 24/7, and on-call support is available from 8pm-1am. 

- Can families stay more than one night? 
    Yes! Families may arrive the day before (check in between 4pm-8pm) and stay for 2 nights. 

- Can incoming students stay in PCV? 
   Yes! Incoming students can check in the day before their SLO Days session (with or without additional family/parents present) and check out in the morning of SLO Days Orientation Day 1. 

- Can we change our dates? 
   CEP asks families to complete the student's SLO Days registration before reserving their Family Experience accommodations. If plans change and a date change is needed, please contact CEP at 805-756-7600 or cep@calpoly.edu

- Is parking included? 
   Parking is not included in the rates. Parking permits may be purchased in advance online for the dates you are attending SLO Days. 

- Are pets allowed? 
   Unfortunately, pets are not allowed and cannot be accommodated in the apartments or during SLO Days programming. Please leave your pets at home. Service animals are always welcome. 

- How many people can we bring?
   Each apartment can accommodate up to 4 people. There are 4 private bedrooms with a twin-size bed in each bedroom. Student's SLO Days registration includes the option to add a maximum of two supporters for each orientation session. 

- Will I be sharing a room with people I don't know?
   If you select a single bedroom, you will be assigned to a private bedroom in a shared apartment where you will have the opportunity to meet other students and families who are on campus for the same experience! Guests who reserve together will be assigned to private bedrooms within the same apartment. 
Guests who reserve a private family apartment will not share with other families. 

Still have questions? We are happy to help! 

Contact Cal Poly Conference & Event Planning with any questions or assistance with reservations: