Upcoming Events

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New Student Send Off / Parent Welcome - San Ramon
Saturday, August 26

Welcome to Cal Poly! Join the Mustang Family as we welcome incoming students and families from your area for a special student sendoff reception. Hosted by Cal Poly parents and alumni Blaine and Natalie Frost, this event will give parents and students alike the opportunity to learn more about the Cal Poly experience from alumni, current parents and students, and university representatives. Come celebrate the newest class of Cal Poly Mustangs! Event will begin at 2:00 PM, with refreshments served. 

New Student Send Off / Parent Welcome - Mission Viejo
Saturday, August 26

Welcome to Cal Poly! Join the Mustang Family as we welcome incoming students and families from your area for a special student sendoff reception. Hosted by Cal Poly parents and alumni Scott and Laura Cooper, this event will give parents and students alike the opportunity to learn more about the Cal Poly experience from alumni, current parents and students, and university representatives. Come celebrate the newest class of Cal Poly Mustangs! Event will begin at 4:00 PM, with refreshments served. 

Greater Monterey Bay Chapter - New Student Mixer 
Saturday, August 26

The Cal Poly Greater Monterey Bay Alumni Chapter invites you to our annual Summer Mixer. This unique event will pair seasoned alumni with prospective and admitted students to the Cal Poly SLO University. 

Guests can expect local wine, grilled appetizers, a meal and entertainment. Special guests have been invited from the University to join us. There will be a small silent auction to raise funds for the Chapter. 

The event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!


Sacramento Chapter - New Student BBQ  
Saturday, August 26

Please join the Cal Poly Alumni - Sacramento Chapter in welcoming the newly accepted students (future alumni!) from the Sacramento area on Saturday August 26th, 2017.

Come out and join fellow alumni, family and friends for some food and fun at Hillsborough Park in Roseville. We will be grilling up some hamburger and hot dogs while welcoming the new students for the class of 2021! The event will run from 12pm to 3pm at the picnic tables, please look for the Cal Poly banner.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under age 10. Future Cal Poly Alums are free! Ticket price includes a hamburger or hot dog, chips, and a drink. Feel free to bring a dessert or side to share with the group. Cornhole and Giant Jenga will be provided. Children and pets are welcome!

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North Bay Chapter - Student Send-Off BBQ 
Sunday, August 27

Join the Cal Poly Alumni - North Bay chapter for a fun August BBQ! Alumni, families, and future alumni are welcome!

Parking for this event is free. The BBQ will be held at the larger Upper Oak Picnic Area next to the Pony Corral. Look for green and gold balloons!

We hope to see you there!

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Orange County Chapter - Beach Bash
Sunday, August 27

Please join us between 12 pm and 4 pm to welcome new alumni to Orange County at this summer's Alumni Beach Bash at Sea Legs at the Beach in Huntington. Each ticket will include sliders, tacos, chips, gucamole, two drink tickets and endless fun with fellow alumni.

If you are interested in participating in the Orange County board, join us for a new leader interest meeting from 11:30 am to 12 pm.

We hope to see you there!

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San Diego Chapter - Fall Roundup
Sunday, August 27

A "roundup" of Cal Poly students and alumni for an afternoon to enjoy pizza and to make connections with the Cal Poly herd here in San Diego County.

This will be an informal, no host event to send off the Class of 2021 to San Luis Obispo and welcome the Class of 2017 back to San Diego.

A short presentation by the 2017 San Diego Chapter scholarship recipient is also planned.


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San Luis Obispo Chapter - Art After Dark
Friday, September 1

Join Cal Poly Alumni at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art for the monthly Art After Dark event on Friday, Sept. 1. This is a free event and open to the public. This event is a great opportunity to network with fellow alumni!

Make sure to catch the new exhibit launching that night - California Sculptures!

There will be live music, drinks, and snacks. We hope to see you there!

Cal Poly Athletics - Road Game Tailgate 
Saturday, September 2

Join athletics staff, parents and the Cal Poly San Jose Alumni Chapter for a fun-filled pregame tailgate and the football game.

Enjoy a pregame tailgate from 2:00 to 4:15 p.m., then head over to Spartan Stadium for the 4:30 p.m. kickoff. Food and beverages (beer, wine, soda and water) plus all paper products will be provided.

We hope to see you there!

Friends of WOW Chapter - WOW 60th Anniversary 
Saturday, September 2

Please join the Friends of WOW Alumni Chapter for the WOW 60th Anniversary celebration. This event has two components. First part of the event will be hosted at the Cal Poly Recreation Center from 11 AM - 3 PM. There will be a BBQ and attendees will be able to play sand volleyball and hangout in the leisure pool. The second part of this event will be at Chumash Auditorium from 6 PM - 10 PM. This formal gala will walk everyone through the history of WOW, where it is now, and where it is going. There will also be a silent auction and food will be provided. We hope to see you there!

Los Angeles Chapter - Summer Social 
Wednesday, September 6

Come join us and connect with fellow Cal Poly alumni for our end of Summer Social at the Arsenal. Your ticket includes one complimentary drink and light appetizers. Wednesday, September 6 from 5:30-9:30 pm.

Valet Parking is available on site as well as street parking. The Arsenal is easily accessible by public transportation. It is a short 5-min. walk from the metro Expo/Bundy stop. Carpooling is always encouraged!

If you are interested in participating in the LA Alumni Board or volunteering on a committee, please join us for a new leader interest meeting from 5:15-5:30 pm.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Washington DC Chapter - September Happy Hour 
Thursday, September 7

Hopefully as the fall season starts, your schedule will begin to calm down... or maybe not - after all, you do live in a busy city! Either way, we want to see you at September Happy Hour! 

This month, we will be meeting at Mission on September 7th. Mission is located just north of Dupont Circle and is easily accessible from the Dupont Metro stop (red line) along with multiple bus lines. The weather may even be good enough to walk!

Are you new to the Cal Poly Alumni - DC Chapter? Our monthly happy hours are always on the first Thursday of the month. We rotate locations throughout the year in an effort to make these events easily accessible! This is a great way to unwind from your week, network, and meet other alumni in the DC area.

Make sure you take advantage of this great opportunity to make connections with your fellow alumni over some good food and even better conversation. We hope to see you all there!

Washington DC Chapter - Back to College Night 
Tuesday, September 12

Renew old rivalries and forge new friendships at the 2017 Back to College Night sponsored by the California State Society.

This event is for alumni of any California college or university and the CSU always has the largest number of alumni in attendance--let's make sure 2017 is no exception!

Back to College Night is a great time to network with your fellow CSU alumni and other Californian graduates! The event is often well-attended by members of the California Congressional Delegation and their staff.


Washington DC Chapter - Annual "Re-Launch" Party 
Saturday, September 16

After two years as an official alumni chapter and with a brand new board, the Cal Poly Alumni DC Chapter would like to invite you to a "Re-Launch" party!

Join fellow alumni, family, and friends for an evening of light fare and drinks as we join together to reconnect with old friends and make new connections. Enjoy a night out, meet the team behind all of the fun DC events, learn how to involved, and learn about all of the great things we have planned for Cal Poly Alumni in DC!

Purchase your ticket now, and you will not only get entry to the party, but it will also cover the price of your first drink! There will be a California beer on special, and we will have fun giveaways and raffles for Cal Poly gear and DC experiences. 

We are looking forward to a fun event, and hope to see you there!


San Jose/ San Francisco Chapter - SJ Earthquakes v. Houston Dynamo 
Saturday, September 16

Come join us to watch the San Jose Earthquakes take on the Houston Dynamo on Saturday, September 16th at 7:15pm at Avaya Stadium! This is a great opportunity to mingle with your fellow Mustangs while also catching a great soccer game that the whole family can enjoy!

If you would like the chance to grab a bite to eat and meet some other Cal Poly Alumni before the game, come by MOD Pizza near the stadium at 5pm.

We will also be meeting up with Kip Colvey after the game. Be sure to let us know if you will be stopping by!

Purchased tickets will be mailed to you by the Alumni Group separately, so please be sure to give us an accurate email address.

Your ticket includes admission into the game and a Cal Poly and Earthquakes team scarf!

Orange County Chapter- 6th Annual Fall Mixer
Thursday, September 21

It's back by popular demand! Join us for the biggest event of the year - our 6th Annual Fall Mixer & Networking Event! We’re serving up gourmet tacos, wine & beer at ROC - The Vine OC. 

Last year over 120 Cal Poly Alumni came out for a perfect fall evening of Mustang camaraderie! Let’s make it 150 this year. We need your help to round up Mustangs. Please invite your Mustang friends and coworkers! When else can you meet local alumni, check out an innovative workspace like ROC, play some cornhole and fill up on gourmet tacos, beer and wine?

BONUS: As a follow-up to our LinkedIn session, we know many of you could use a professional headshot for your profile. You’ll have an opportunity to have our professional photographer (and Cal Poly Alumna Erin Parker) update your headshot for only $50 (retail is $250-500).Only 20 spots available so get them before they’re gone!

Don’t wait to RSVP! Catch the Early Bird discount by September 8th and help us get an accurate headcount to ensure tacos for ALL!

Cal Poly Alumni - 18th Annual NorCal Golf Tournament & Auction 
Friday, October 13

Come support the Cal Poly Alumni NorCal Golf Tournament's efforts to raise scholarship funds for Bay Area students at our 18th annual charity golf tournament. This year's event will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Callippe Preserve Golf Course in Pleasanton, California.

Since our first event in 1999, we have generated nearly $165,000 in net proceeds for scholarship funds for local Bay Area students attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. The goal for 2017 is to improve upon this past success and we need all your help to achieve this objective! Come have a great time golfing, networking and enjoying the weather all while supporting a great cause.

San Francisco/ San Jose Chapter - Social at Kendra Scott
Thursday, October 19

Calling all of our Lady Mustangs we invite you to bring your friends and join us Thursday, October 19th at Kendra Scott on Santana Row. This event is either the perfect opportunity to pick something up for a loved one, or the perfect excuse to treat yourself to one of Kendra Scott's beautiful pieces!

Your ticket into this awesome event is free, but 20% of every Kendra Scott purchase you make will go directly back to our support our chapter in making our events even better and creating scholarships for current and future Cal Poly students from our area!

Refreshments will also be provided, so please be sure to RSVP so we can bring enough for everyone. We hope to see you there!

San Luis Obispo Chapter - Homecoming Pub Crawl
Friday, November 3

Join the Cal Poly Alumni - San Luis Obispo Chapter for a Pub Crawl in Downtown SLO starting at the Alumni Welcome Center. 

Visit your old haunts and enjoy a night out with fellow alumni! Tickets include a pub crawl t-shirt and commemorative pint glass. 

Crawl route to follow!