Academic Programs, Support and Advising
Serving incoming freshmen, the Mustang Success Center is in full operation virtually, offering both drop-in advising and appointments via Zoom. Its website is https://success.calpoly.edu/
For continuing students and incoming transfer students, all college advising centers are operating virtually via Zoom. Please check your college advising center’s website for details.
Writing and Learning Support for Virtual Students
Cal Poly's Writing and Learning Center is offering virtual tutoring sessions in over 200 courses and subjects this summer. Students can view the schedule, reserve appointments and join sessions through the Writing and Learning Center's online scheduling system.
Anyone with requests for individualized academic support for courses or subjects not currently listed on the tutoring schedule can connect with the center's virtual front desk during standard business hours or email the Writing and Learning Center. Tutoring services are free for all Cal Poly students.
Supplemental Workshops and Study Sessions
Spring quarter supplemental workshops concurrent with science and math courses, and study sessions associated with specific science, math, and engineering courses, will be held virtually via Zoom. For more information on how to register for supplemental workshops and study sessions, click here.
Robert E. Kennedy Library
The library has placed all its resources and services online for students to access and utilize, including its databases, ebooks, and research tools. Please note that the entire physical library is closed until further notice. All the library’s virtual resources can all be found at https://guides.lib.calpoly.edu/COVID-19.
The library will offer contactless book pickup, beginning August 17, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Campus community members can request books using their Cal Poly account and will be notified when their items are ready to be picked up during one of the pickup windows.
Office of the Registrar
The Office of the Registrar is operating virtually and can be contacted through its website at https://registrar.calpoly.edu/. For more information about summer 2020 classes, please review the Frequently Asked Questions on summer quarter classes.
The Transfer Center is open virtually to support incoming and current transfer students and offers virtual drop-ins via Zoom Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Get tips on how to navigate virtual learning, learn ways to find community, get connected to campus resources, and more. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.
Office of Equal Opportunity
The Office of Equal Opportunity continues to offer full service to students, faculty and staff, remotely and by appointment, through Zoom videoconferencing and/or telephone. To schedule an appointment and find more information, visit the Office of Equal Opportunity website.
The Office of Graduate Education continues to offer its full range of services to students virtually. Visit its website for more information.
Cal Poly International Center
The International Center is operating virtually and continuing to serve international students and scholars, as well as answer questions about study abroad. Visit the International Center website for more information.
Academic Programs and Support FAQs
You can search online course reserves through the Kennedy Library. Your professor may request electronic course reserves, if they haven’t already done so.