Student Affairs

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Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
Administration Building (01) Room 209
Phone: 805.756.1521

The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs oversees departments that promote success throughout the Cal Poly experience by providing Learn by Doing opportunities, delivering innovative student-centered programs, encouraging personal growth, and empowering our students within a safe, healthy, inclusive and supportive environment.

Vision and Values

The vision of Student Affairs is to inspire all students to embrace their unlimited possibilities.

Champion the student

Student Affairs provides comprehensive support, guidance and advocacy to create the environment for all students to reach their full potential.

Create visionary programs and services

Student Affairs serves as a leader in delivering innovative and extraordinary co-curricular learning experiences that directly impact student recruitment, retention and graduation.

Sustain meaningful partnerships and collaboration

Student Affairs partners throughout the campus and local community, building strong relationships through active communication to foster an inclusive environment for student success.

Cultivate continuous learning

Student Affairs matches the quality of Cal Poly’s in-class experiences with out-of-class experiences that enhance Learn by Doing.

Promote ethics, integrity and respect

Student Affairs values and celebrates all students, staff, faculty, parents and the extended community with a commitment to employ honesty and ethical decision-making practices in all that the division does.

Comprehensive Programs and Services

  • Associated Students, Inc.
    • Student Government
    • University Union
    • Cal Poly Rose Float
    • Children's Programs
    • Recreation Center
  • Campus Health & Wellbeing
    • Health Services
    • Counseling Services
    • Health Education
    • Campus Wellbeing
  • Career Services
    • Safer
    • Student Community Success
    • Student Rights & Responsibilities
    • Student Support, Success & Retention
    • Title IX Outreach, Support & Investigation
    • Clubs & Organizations
    • Cross Cultural Centers
    • Leadership & Service
  • Disability Resource Center
  • New Student & Transition Programs
  • Parent & Family Programs
  • Student Academic Services
    • Academic Skills Center
    • Connections for Academic Success
    • EOP
    • TRIO Programs
    • Summer Institute
  • Testing Services
  • University Housing