Student outside halls with her parents

Parent Information

First things first

Because Federal law (FERPA) protects the privacy of every student enrolled at Cal Poly, we are unable to provide student information to anyone other than the student.


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Welcome Parents and Supporters!

Parent and Supporter Welcome Booklet

Parent VIP Portal

If you have not already done so, please sign up for a Parent VIP Portal today by clicking here!

Helpful Links for Parents and Supporters

Make a Housing Payment

Student Accounts


Dining Plans

Campus Dining and Payments


Medical Requirements and Health Information

Pertussis Information

Flu Information
Campus Health & Wellbeing


Cal Poly Parent & Family Programs

Be a part of the Cal Poly
community and connect yourself!
Visit Parent & Family Programs

Visiting Cal Poly

Maps, Directions, and Parking Information
SLO Community Resources
Open House
Housing Tours
Week of Welcome (WOW Week)
Overnight Visitors and Guests
Information/Application for Minor Guests
Where to Stay and Things To Do


Safety / Transportation

University Police
Information Security

Student Health 101
Commuter Services
Escort Services
Local Transportation


Rules & Regulations for Campus Housing

University Housing Resident Handbook

Freshmen: Terms & Conditions
Transfer Students: Terms & Conditions
Poly Canyon Village: Terms & Conditions
ResNet (Computer) Policies
Housing Cancel Form (pdf)


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