Inclusion Starts with Us


CPX – The Cal Poly Experience

This spring, Cal Poly is gathering vital data on the experiences of our campus community. Every voice matters, especially yours.

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About CPX

We want to more deeply understand your experiences in our campus community to shape it for the better.

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CPX Stories

Listen and learn more about the experiences of fellow campus community members, and share your story.

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CPX Survey

Begins April 9: Take the confidential survey that will build an evidence-based understanding of the campus community.

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Get Involved

Each member of the Cal Poly community can participate in inclusive events and educational programs that connect and inspire our campus.

Cal Poly welcomes prospective students during PolyCultural Weekend

PolyCultural Weekend

April 5-7
Across Campus
Join us as cultural organizations come together to host high school seniors and transfer students who have been conditionally accepted to Cal Poly. During this time, the prospective students get a feel for campus life, the cultural community, and academic resources.

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Cal Poly’s OWN: Original Womxn’s Narratives

April 13-14
Chumash Auditorium
Original Womxn’s Narratives (OWN) is an annual theatrical production that features, centers, and celebrates the stories of our Cal Poly community members who have experienced life as a womxn in body, mind, and/or spirit, be that in past, present, future, and/or fluid.

2019 President’s Diversity Awards

May 9
Performing Arts Center Rossi Grand Lobby
The Office of University Diversity and Inclusion is seeking nominations for the 2019 President’s Diversity Awards. Nominations are due by 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 15th. Award recipients will be announced at the President’s Diversity Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 9th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. 

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Everyone on Cal Poly’s campus has access to supportive people and programs that enable us all to feel welcome here. 

Student Resources

Access peer groups, scholarship opportunities and mentorship programs to help you succeed. 

Faculty Resources

Find recruiting tools, educational programs and training opportunities to help foster an inclusive climate on campus. 

Report an Incident or Concern

Connect immediately with the right offices on campus if you have an urgent concern.

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Collective Impact

You have a role to play in Cal Poly’s collective impact process as it aligns and activates our campus behind a common goal for a more diverse and inclusive future.  

What is collective impact?

Get to know the university-wide process that’s reshaping Cal Poly for good. 

Action Initiatives

Explore the programs, partnerships and teams moving our campus toward a more inclusive future.

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Diversity and Inclusion Milestones

Check out a timeline of the work that Cal Poly students, faculty and staff have done to advance equity on campus.