The information below lists many of the programs that operate under Student Affairs. For more information, refer to the links below, or visit the Student Affairs web site.
Cal Poly offers students a huge choice of opportunities to improve their academic and life skills through the Academic Skills Center, Connections for Academic Success, First Year Seminars, Study Skills Seminars, Online Study Skills Libraries, Supplemental Workshops, and Tutor Referral Services.
The programs of Student Life & Leadership are designed to add value to student life at Cal Poly by finding opportunities to develop leadership skills, set goals, make decisions, share in group dynamics, experience diversity, and work independently to reach your goals as a member of the university community. Some of the programs offered include Community Service, clubs, Greek Life, the Multicultural Center, Orientation Programs, the Pride Center, SAFER, and Women's' Programs.
"We must integrate our on-campus residents fully into the campus life so they experience the full sense of connection and are personally and academically enriched ..."Preston Allen, Executive Director, University Housing The mission of Cal Poly's University Housing Department is to provide a living-learning environment that encourages the academic and personal development for a diverse community, offering well- maintained facilities as well as ensuring financial viability and adequate reserves.
The mission of the Disability Resource Center(DRC) is to assist in creating an accessible university community where students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to fully participate in all aspects of the educational environment. We cooperate through partnerships with students, faculty, and staff to cultivate student learning and success.
"Parents and family members are an indispensable partner in fostering student success. Cal Poly parents are encouraged to participate in the life of the University in ways that assist us in serving students. We welcome your input, suggestions and ideas."
Dr. Cornel N. Morton, Vice President for Student Affairs
Career Services in an invaluable resource for Cal Poly students that focuses on career planning, resume tools and techniques, interviewing strategies, graduate school information, workshops, job and career fairs, and student internships. They also list jobs for Cal Poly students, and provided survey information from Cal Poly graduates and employers.