National Transfer Student Week
Join transfers across the country, every third week of October, to build transfer pride and community, challenge assumptions, build empathy, and educate the campus about the transfer experience at Cal Poly.
National Transfer Student Week events focus on one or more of the follow categories:
- Building and supporting a transfer community
- Increasing campus awareness, knowledge, and tools to promote a more transfer inclusive culture
- Connecting transfer students to resources to support their academic success
Check out the 2020 NTSW schedule to see what events we offered last year to support the above goals and outcomes!
2020 National Transfer Student Week Events
Transfers can pick up their swag bags (while supplies last) at the Rec Center Ticket Office at the following times: MW 9am-12pm and TR 1-4pm, or until it's gone! If you are not in SLO, fill out this form to receive some swag via mail!&
2pm Monday, October 19
Instagram Live - @cpslotransfers
Kick-off National Transfer Student Week as we Celebrate Transfers - check out our Instagram Story.
4pm Monday, October 9
Instagram Live - @cpslotransfers
Join our transfer student assistant Francisco and the Association of Transfer Students to talk about fall quarter, your transfer experience, and connect with other transfers!
Cal Poly Student Research Panel
1pm Tuesday, October 20
Hear from current students about how they have gotten involved in various research opportunities during their time at Cal Poly. Hosted by the Office of Student Research.
How to Apply to Research Opportunities
2pm Tuesday, October 20
Learn how to get involved in research opportunities during your time at Cal Poly! This informational workshop is on how to make connections and apply for on- and off-campus research experience Hosted by the Office of Student Research.
Game & Trivia Night
7pm Tuesday, October 20
Looking to meet other transfer students? Join us in playing trivia and other fun games, all while connecting with peers. This will be the perfect opportunity to destress from classes and build community. Hosted by Cal Poly Scholars & the Association of Transfer Students.
"I Am Cal Poly"
3:30pm Wednesday, October 21https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/83917528074
# I Am Cal Poly engages the campus in conversations about the meaning of unique and intersecting identities through a collection of photos and personal narratives. Hosted by Student Diversity and Belonging.
Transfer Cook Off
6pm Wednesday, October 21
Connect with transfers, cook food, share laughter and have fun! Hosted by PolyReps, Cal Poly's Official Campus Ambassadors.
Navigating Your Job or Internship Search During Uncertain Times
11am Thursday, October 22
https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/95963984343 Passcode: 486314
Navigating Your Job or Internship Search during Uncertain Times for Transfer Students - VIRTUAL WORKSHOP Looking for a job or internship? This workshop will cover the primary strategies and tools used to conduct an effective internship or job search. Hosted by Career Services.
5:30pm Thursday, October 22
Join us to hear from transfer students about their stories and experiences!
12pm Friday, October 23
Join the 6 College's Academic & Career Advisors to connect and learn how you can set yourself up for success for the rest of the quarter and winter!
This week aligns with the National Transfer Student Week hosted by the National Institute for Transfer Students! We love getting to celebrate the transfer student experience with campuses across the country.
Past National Transfer Student Week Schedules
2019 National Transfer Student Week Events
Monday, October 21
Family friendly bowling held at the Mustang Lanes on campus. Free games and pizza!
Taco-bout Your Transfer Experience
Tuesday, October 22
11 am - 1 pm
(between baker and bldg 52)
Come enjoy tacos and share your transfer experience. You will have an opportunity to get insight and provide input on potential services from the new Transfer Center opening soon!
Get the Scoop
Wednesday, October 23
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Come 'chill' with your peers, academic advisors, and career counselors and have some free ice cream!
Navigating Your Job or Internship Search
Thursday, October 24
11 am - Noon
Bldg 124 - room 117
Plan on looking for a job or internship? We'll cover the foundation of what goes into a successful search, including how to find and get opportunities. Light refreshments provided.
Mix & Mingle
Friday, October 25
11 am -1 pm
(Bldg 34, around the corner from Subway)
Join the Cal Poly Association of Transfer Students and the advising community to meet fellow transfer students. Food and games will be provided!
Hosted by Cal Poly Academic Advising, Career Services, and the Association of Transfer Students