SWSLO Venue & Parking



Startup Weekend SLO will kick off Friday, January 25 in the Orfalea College of Business Silo. After initial pitches, participants will form teams and settle into classrooms around the central courtyard and breezeway. There will be plenty of yerba mate (thanks Guayaki!) and food to keep everyone fueled throughout the weekend.

To get to Cal Poly, enter from Highland (a right turn from Santa Rosa, heading north) or California Blvd (a left or right from Monterey St.) We’ll have some signs up – be aware that you’ll have to walk a bit to get from your parking spot to the venue.

Parking on campus is unenforced after 5pm Fridays and all day Saturday and Sunday – just be sure not to park anywhere with a meter or a “staff 24/7” marker. Below, we’ve highlighted some convenient lots:












Presentations will take place in the Performing Arts Center Pavilion. From Monterey Street/downtown heading north, turn left on Grand Avenue. Follow Grand onto campus and the PAC will be on your left.