Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo, California. The emphasis of the University is a “learn by doing” educational experience for its more than 18,000+ students. Many students seek admission to Cal Poly not only because of its excellent academic reputation, but also because the 6,000-acre main campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, just minutes from California’s Central Coast beaches.
Contact Information for Cal Poly…
Postal Mail Address:
1 Grand Avenue
Traveling north on route 101 to San Luis Obispo:
Traveling south on route 101 to San Luis Obispo:
Parking permits can be obtained at the Visitor Information Center at the south entrance to the campus. General use parking permits can be purchased at several vending machines placed in the larger lots on campus. All directions below are intended to route you to the Visitor Information Center at the south entrance to the campus.
Parking permits are required Monday – Thursday, 7:00 am – 10:00 pm and on Fridays from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm during Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters. (During summer quarter and academic breaks permits are required Monday – Friday, 7:00 am until 5:00 pm.) All other parking rules and regulations are enforced 7 days per week, 24 hrs. per day.
Getting Started at Cal Poly…
Cal Poly Admissions provides an informational website where prospective students are able to complete an online interest survey, which then will create a customized webpage (Also known as VIP page) with links to:
Any questions or comments are welcomed at [email protected]
Some Brief Cal Poly Facts…