GETTING HERE BY . . .

COMMUTE OPTIONS

PARKING INFORMATION

Directions & Getting Around

Getting Here by Car

From Los Angeles on Route 101...

  • Go through much of San Luis Obispo and exit at the Grand Avenue/Cal Poly exit.
  • Turn left onto Grand Avenue and go (uphill) approximately 1/4 mile to the south entrance of the campus.
  • Ahead on your right is the Cal Poly Visitor Information Center. Here you can obtain a parking permit, and a campus map.

From San Francisco on Route 101...

  • As you approach San Luis Obispo, Exit the Fwy at Monterey Street (the first exit in SLO).
  • Make a right turn, then an immediate left turn onto the frontage road (you will be going the same direction you were on the Freeway).
  • Go approximately 3 blocks to Grand Ave.
  • Turn right (going uphill) and go approximately 1/4 mile to the south entrance of the campus.
  • Ahead on your right is the Cal Poly Visitor Information Center. Here you can obtain a parking permit, and a campus map.

From Monterey via Scenic Route 1, The Pacific Coast Highway...

(Directions to the Visitor Information Center at the south entrance to the campus - the Grand Avenue entrance.)

  • As you approach San Luis Obispo the first stop light on the edge of town is Highland Avenue.
  • Turn left at Highland to enter the North-West entrance to the campus.
  • Follow Highland Ave as it goes under the train tressel and into the lower parking lot area. Continue straight until you reach the second stop sign.
  • Turn right and go to the next stop sign.
  • At the next stop sign turn left onto North Perimeter Drive and proceed until you reach the fourth stop sign.
  • Turn left on Grand Avenue and proceed to the south entrance of the campus where you will find the Campus Information Center on your left. Here you can obtain a parking permit, and a campus map.