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Enjoy the final days of summer and Kick-Off your new apartment living experience with fantastic events at Cal Poly’s University Housing Kick-Off! There’s something for everyone at Kick-Off, so grab your friends and roommates and join the fun in Poly Canyon Village and Cerro Vista. You get Kick-Off tickets at each event you attend that you can enter to win prizes at Sunday evenings Kick-Off Prize Giveaway before Plaza Premieres. Watch out for ways to win even more Kick-Off tickets by showing off green and gold Cal Poly pride or winning competitions at events. Don’t miss out on the epic fun of Kick-Off and living in University Housing’s apartment communities!!

Tuesday, September 14, 2010: Move-in 9am-6pm 7:00pm Welcome Kick-off Pizza Party @ PCV Plaza • Welcome to Cal Poly Apartment Living! Celebrate your new home and meet other residents at the Kick-off Pizza Party. Bring your new roommates and an appetite! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 8:00pm Plaza Premiers: Invictus @ PCV Plaza • Plaza Premiers brings the Academy Award nominated film Invictus starring Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to watch this inspirational film! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets

Wednesday, September 15, 2010: Move-in 9am-6pm 12:00pm Going Green Field Trip: Plant Shop @ Cal Poly Plant Shop • Check out Cal Poly’s very own Plant Shop and green up your new apartment space! Meet near the back entrance of Poly Canyon Village on the corner of Village Drive and Canyon Circle (in front of Dover). • 3 Kick-Off Prize Tickets • Cal Poly Pride Event: Wear Cal Poly green and gold to win 2 extra Kick-Off Prize Tickets! 3:00pm Green Thumb 101: Plant your own Herb Garden @ PCV Plaza • Create your own mini-herb garden to spice up your life! Also, learn tips on living greener and being more sustainable. • 3 Kick-Off Prize Tickets


5:00pm Herbalicious Cooking in the Canyon/Learn to Cook @ PCV/CV • Cooking in the Canyon & Learn to Cook always has great food! Learn how to incorporate fresh herbs in your cooking and bring home some easy recipes to try in your own apartment! These programs occur weekly and feature a new, easy recipe each week. Bring your roommates and get there early to score your own cooking station. • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 7:00pm Village Social Hour: Global Living Community @ Peet’s Coffee • Have you studied or travelled abroad? Are you an international student? If so, you must check out the Global Living Community (GLC)! Come meet and connect with other students interested in global issues and studying or living abroad. Staff from the International Education Programs Office will be present. Those interested in finding out more about the GLC are welcome! • 4 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 9:00pm Open Mic Night @ PCV @ Peet’s Coffee • Show off your musical talents and jam out at PCV’s Open Mic Night! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets

Thursday, September 16, 2010: Move-in 9am-6pm 10:00am Peaceful PCV: Morning Yoga @ PCV Community Center • Stretch, relax and center yourself. Learn techniques that benefit the mind and body! • 3 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 12:00pm Architectural Graveyard & Picnic @ Poly Canyon • Take a short field trip to the Cal Poly Architectural Graveyard! Learn about this Cal Poly Tradition and enjoy your lunch. Meet in the plaza in front of Peet’s coffee to make your sandwich (food provided) and begin your hike. • 3 Kick-Off Prize Tickets • Cal Poly Pride Event: Wear Cal Poly green and gold to win 2 extra Kick-Off Prize Tickets! 2:00pm Smart Moves to Sophomore Success @ PCV Knowledge Center • Be successful your sophomore year and beyond! Learn smart moves to success, including tips for improving your academics and gaining experience for your future career. All students welcome to attend. • 5 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 5:00pm Co-op Cooking in the Canyon (Roommate Edition) @ PCV/CV • No more meals for one! Learn how to make quick and easy recipes great for shared roommate dinners (or leftovers)! Cooking in the Canyon & Learn to Cook occur weekly and feature a new, easy recipe each week. Bring your roommates and get there early to score your own cooking station. • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 7:00pm Village Social Hour: Entrepreneurship Community @ Einstein Bros Bagels • Learning how to go into business for yourself? Start the networking now! Mix and mingle with your fellow Business Entrepreneur Community members, as well as faculty and staff from the newly opened University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Those interested in the Entrepreneurship Living Community are welcome! • 4 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 7:00pm Cerro Vista Social Hour: Transfer Community @ CV Community Center • Are you new to Cal Poly, but not to college? Come mingle with other transfer students, meet your community advisors and get some free food! • 4 Kick-Off Prize Tickets


8:00pm Dive in Movie: Sherlock Holmes @ Pool • Can you unravel the clues before Detective Sherlock Holmes and Watson? Enjoy this mystery adventure film poolside starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Rachel McAdams! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets

Friday, September 17, 2010: Move-in 9am-6pm 10:00am Mustang Madness: Ultimate Frisbee @ Sports Complex Field 1 • Bring your roommates and friends to play a game of Ultimate. New and experienced players are welcome! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 12:00pm Grilling Green Luau: Zero Waste @ PCV Pool • Feed your mind and appetite while relaxing at the Grilling Green Luau! Grab some yummy barbeque and learn about sustainable practices that lower your environmental impact. • 3 Kick-Off Prize Tickets • Cal Poly Pride Event: Wear Cal Poly green and gold to win 2 extra Kick-Off Prize Tickets! 3:00pm Transition Success for Transfer Students @ CV Community Center • Transfer you and your college success to Cal Poly! Learn tips from students and staff on the ins and outs of being successful academically and socially at Cal Poly. • 5 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 5:00pm Kick-off Challenge: Roommate Olympics @ PCV/CV • Grab your roommates to participate in some fun and friendly competition! The Kick-off Challenge will feature a variety of games and trivia to challenge your mind and body, plus the chance to win extra Kick-Off Prize Tickets and giveaways! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 7:00pm Village Social Hour: Honors @ Jamba Juice • Are you in the Honors Program? Come socialize with other students in the Honors Program and learn tips on navigating the challenging academic years ahead. Officers from the Honors Board will be present as well as University Honors Program staff. • 4 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 9:00pm Poly Casino Village: Casino Night @ PCV Community Center • Bring your poker face and test your luck at PCV’s Casino Night! Get ready for fun, friends and free food! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets

Saturday, September 18, 2010: Move-in 9am-6pm 10:00am Toast & ‘Toons: Breakfast & Sat Morning Cartoons @ PCV Community Center • Travel back to childhood with your favorite Saturday morning cartoons from the 90’s and yummy breakfast goodies. • 3 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 11:00am Eco-Conscious Crafts & Decorations @ PCV Plaza • Allow your crafty and creative side to come through eco-friendly! Come decorate reusable tote-bags and get ideas for decorating your apartment space in a sustainable way. • 3 Kick-Off Prize Tickets


11:00am Mustang Madness: Basketball Tournament @ Basketball Court • Bring your roommates and friends to shoot some hoops. New and experienced players are welcome! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 5:00pm Apartment Building/Community Programs @ Various Locations • Look for advertisements by your Community Advisor • 3 Kick-Off Prize Tickets • Cal Poly Pride Event: Wear Cal Poly green and gold to win 2 extra Kick-Off Prize Tickets! 8:00pm Boot Scootin’ Boogie: Line Dancing @ PCV Plaza • Can you dance circles around your friends? Want to learn? Come show off your skills and learn a few new ones from Cal Poly’s Line Dancing Club. • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 9:00pm Glee Extravaganza & Karaoke @ CV Community Center • Calling all Gleeks (fans of Glee)! Come belt out your favorite songs on karaoke and watch episodes from Glee’s first season. • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets

Sunday, September 19, 2010: Move-in 9am-6pm 10:00am PCV Bagels-n-Smear Social @ Einstein Bros Bagel • Celebrate your new home and meet other residents at the Bagels-n-Smear Social. Bring your new roommates and an appetite! • 3 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 12:00pm Mustang Madness: Volleyball Tournament @ Sand Court • Bring your roommates and friends to bump, set and spike. New and experienced players are welcome! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 12:00-3:00pm Week of Welcome Club Fair @ Lot H16 (next to PCV) 5:00pm Smile & Nod Improv Group @ PCV Plaza • Get your laugh on with Cal Poly’s hilarious improve group, Smile & Nod! Don’t miss out on the good time! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets 6:30pm Largest Poly Canyon Group Photo Ever! @ Plaza • Come out wearing your building t-shirts from last year and be a part of the largest group photo ever taken in Poly Canyon Village. 7:00pm Kick-Off Prize Giveaway & Plaza Premiers: Get Him to the Greek @ PCV Plaza • Sit back and relax the night before classes start while enjoying this hilarious comedy featuring Jonah Hill and Russell Brand! Bring your tickets from attending Kick-Off events for great prize giveaways before and after the movie. Free snacks from University Housing also! Yum! • Cal Poly Pride Event: Wear Cal Poly green and gold to win 2 extra Kick-Off Prize Tickets! • 2 Kick-Off Prize Tickets PCV=Poly Canyon Village CV=Cerro Vista


Kick Off Schedule 2010