Transfer Center
Bldg 52 Rm E30
Mon. - Thurs. 9am – 5pm
Fri. 9am – 4pm

Summer & Winter Break
Virtual Zoom Drop-In
Mon. - Fri. Noon - 1pm

Fall Quarter
Virtual Zoom Drop-In
Mon., Wed. Fri. 11am-1pm 
Tues., Thurs. 4 - 6pm

Always remember that you are not alone in your college journey! Get to know your faculty and staff. They can be great resources as well as mentors! Make connections with your peers - these can develop into lifelong friendships.
— Gina Salazar, Cal Poly Scholars Academic Advisor

Transfer Events

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Fall 2020 Events

We hope you will join us! 

*All zoom events use this zoom link - 

  • Transfer Fall Kick-Off Event
    • Saturday September 19 at 2pm on zoom*
  • Planting Seeds for First Quarter Success 
    • Tuesday September 22 at 6pm on zoom*
  • Mindfulness & Stress Management with PULSE 
    • Wednesday September 30th at 11am on Instagram Live @cpslotranfers
  • Transfer Dialogue - a space for students to connect 
    • Monday October 5th at TBD 
  • Connecting with Faculty - tips and tricks
    • Tuesday October 13 at 2pm on zoom
  • National Transfer Student Week 
    • October 19 - 23 
  • FASFA & Dream App Application Session with Financial Aid 
    • Wednesday October 28th at 3pm on zoom 
  • Applying to Grad School as a Transfer Student 
    • Wednesday October 28 at 4pm on zoom
  • Studying Tips & Preparing for Finals 
    • Thursday October 29 at 11am on Instagram Live @cpslotranfers
  • Transfer Dialogue - a space for students to connect 
    • Monday November 2nd at TBD 
  • Celebrating Your Success in Fall Quarter 
    • Friday November 13 at 2pm on zoom*
  • Finals Study Breaks & "Coffee/Tea" Connections 
    • November 17 & 18 
    • Monday - Thursday of finals week 

Check out our Facebook page's events calendar for more detailed event information!

Annual Events

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National Transfer Student Week

Join us in fall quarter to celebrate transfer students! This is a national event celebrated by campuses across the country.

Check out last years National Transfer Student Week schedule!

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Finals Study Breaks

During week 10 and finals week of fall, winter, and spring quarters we will have various study breaks for students. From donuts and coffee to late night and weekend study time in the center the transfer center is here to support you through finals stress.

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Transfer Graduation

Each spring quarter we will celebrate our graduating transfers. We believe it is important for our Transfer Center to be recognized for the many successes, learning and adaptability it takes to graduate from Cal Poly.

If you are graduating a different quarter reach out to us and we will make sure to celebrate with you too.

Association of Transfer Students

The Association of Transfer Students (ATS) is a campus wide student organization designed to help transfers make their transition to Cal Poly as fun and easy as possible.

Check out the ATS website for information about their events and meetings.

Previous Quarters Events

Virtual Summer 2020

Transfer Center Dialogues - Instagram Live @cpslotransfers

Join our transfer student assistant Francisco for opportunities to connect with other transfers and learn about different parts of campus and SLO county. Current (we'd love for you to share your thoughts!), incoming, and perspective students are all encouraged to join us. 

  • Wednesday July 8 at 6pm - Explore Cal Poly's Campus
  • Monday July 20 at 7pm - Get to Know SLO County
  • Tuesday August 4 at 5:30pm - Fun Spots on Cal Poly's Campus
  • Monday Aug 24 at 4pm - Schedule Builder Tips

Virtual Spring Quarter 2020

Virtual Educational Session

Stay engaged and learn new skills virtually by joining us for weekly educational sessions!

  • Week 1: Tuesday, 4/7 at 7pm - Intro to Zoom
  • Week 2: Wednesday, 4/15 at 2:10pm - Resume & Cover Letter Workshop w/ Career Services
  • Week 3: Tuesday, 4/21 at 11:10am - Nutrition & Heath w/ PULSE
  • Week 4: Wednesday, 4/29 at 2:10pm - Interview Skills w/ Career Services
  • Week 5: Thursday, 5/7 at 11:10am - Exploring Your Leadership w/ the Center for Leadership
  • Week 6: Thursday, 5/14 at 11:10am - LinkedIn w/ Career Services
  • Week 7: Friday, 5/22 at 11am - Grad School 101 w/ the Center's Graduate Intern
  • Week 8: Thursday, 5/28 at 11:10am - Stress Management w/ PULSE
  • Week 9: Wednesday, 6/3 at 4pm - Goal Setting & Transitioning w/ the Center's Coordinator
  • Finals Week: End of the Week (videor released on social media) - Celebrating our Graduating Seniors

Virtual Fun Activities

Take a break from studying and join us virtually for some fun dialogues and activities to build community! 

*all events that say via zoom can be accessed here - - click on "Zoom Spring Events" and enter the password

  • Week 1: Thursday, 4/9 at 7pmTransfer Check-in via @cpslotransfers Instagram Live
  • Week 2: Thursday, 4/16 at 12pm & 7pm Transfer Trivia on Kahoot through Zoom*
  • Week 3: Thursday, 4/23 at 2pm - Transfer Dialogue w/ Campus Health & Wellbeing via Zoom* 
  • Week 4: Friday, 5/1 at 1pm - Yoga via @cpslotransfers Instagram Live
  • Week 5: Friday 5/8 at 3pm - Cooking Class via @cpslotransfers in collaboration with CP Scholars on Instagram Live
  • Week 6: Monday, 5/11 at 11am - Transfer Dialogue via Zoom*
  • Week 7: you choose a day that works for you - Crip Camp Documentary Screening & Discussion via zoom (98548006436)
  • Week 8: Tuesday, 5/26 at 12pm & 7pm - Transfer Trivia via Zoom*
  • Week 9: Monday, 6/1 at 11am - Transfer Dialogue via Zoom*
  • Finals Week: Wednesday, 6/10 at 4:30pm - Zumba via @cpslotransfers Instagram Live

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