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Student Affairs

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Vision, Mission & Values


To inspire all students to embrace their unlimited possibilities.



Student Affairs promotes student success throughout the Cal Poly experience by providing Learn by Doing opportunities, delivering innovative student-centered programs, supporting personal growth, encouraging lifelong connections and empowering all students within a safe, inclusive and supportive environment.



Champion the student

We support, guide and advocate to create an environment where all students can reach their full potential.

Create visionary programs and services

We are leaders in delivering innovative and extraordinary co-curricular learning experiences that directly impact student recruitment, retention and graduation.

Sustain meaningful partnerships and collaboration

We partner with our campus and local community to build strong relationships and engage in conversations that create impactful opportunities for student success.

Cultivate continuous learning

We match the quality of Cal Poly’s in-class experiences with exceptional out-of-class co-curricular opportunities that enhance Learn by Doing. 

Promote ethics, integrity and inclusive respect

We value a diverse campus community and embrace an inclusive campus culture.


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