About Quarter Plus

The Cal Poly Quarter Plus program provides an intensive academic opportunity for incoming freshmen to accelerate their academic studies and begin their college experience during the early fall when semester campuses typically begin their fall term. This four-week program includes enrollment in 8 units of academic coursework. Social activities and the opportunity to become familiar with campus life and the San Luis Obispo community are added benefits.

Advantages of Quarter Plus


Get ahead, learn college study skills, gain insight about campus and professors, graduate on-time or early


Make life-long friends, become familiar with SLO, adjust to campus life in a small group setting


Access to the Cal Poly Rec Center and a variety of other campus resources and dining venues

Fun Acitivities

Enjoy the summer hiking, biking, and so much more

Experience Campus

Live on campus in Poly Canyon Village Apartments during the Quarter Plus Program (Note: students will move to their fall housing assignment in early September)

International Students

Learn about life in the USA and adjust to the American educational system before the busy fall quarter begins

Out of State Students

Same price as in state students

Move In Date

August 17, 2018

End Date

September 13, 2018

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