Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo California. The emphasis of the University is a "learn by doing" educational experience for its more than 18,000+ students. Many students seek admission to Cal Poly not only because of its excellent academic reputation, but also because the 6,000-acre main campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, just minutes from California's Central Coast beaches.
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Postal Mail Address:
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
We welcome your questions...
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If your question concerns:
Admissions Virtual Advisor
Campus Phone Directories
Getting Information about Cal Poly
Complete a short online interest page on the Cal Poly Admissions website and receive your own customized webpage (called a VIP page) with links to:
- Preparing for Admissions;
- Messages from Department Chairs;
- Campus Tour Registration;
- Department websites;
- Our Virtual Advisor (where you receive answers to questions immediately);
- General university information.
PLEASE NOTE: Cal Poly uses email as one of its main forms of communication and users are advised to use an email address at which you can receive email on a regular basis to avoid missing important information.
Comments or Concerns re: the University and its programs
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You have questions about admissions, CSU Mentor, majors offered, and acceptable courses of study (these items are addressed above).
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