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Students-Specific Resources & Support

Numerous resources are available to Cal Poly students regarding diversity and inclusion. 

BEACoN Mentor Program (Students connect with Cal Poly faculty for mentorship in research and navigating the University)

Cal Poly Cares Program (This fund provides awards to students through the Cal Poly Cares Grant program and is administered by the Student Affairs Division in collaboration with the Financial Aid Office.)

Campus Health and Wellbeing (Includes health services, counseling services, and health education)

Cal Poly Hunger Program (Meal vouchers and food pantry information) 

Career Services (Offers various on- and off-campus career-related diversity resources)

The Cross Cultural Centers (Gender Equity, Multicultural, and Pride Centers)

The Disability Resource Center

Financial Aid

Kennedy Library Textbook Match (Each quarter, the Library compares required textbooks with the e-book collection to identify matches. Once identified, those matches are publicized so that students can access their textbook for free through the library)

LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority and Underrepresented Student Participation in STEM)

Safer (Advocacy & Prevention Resources for Sexual Violence, Dating/Domestic Violence, and Stalking)

Student Academic Services (Including EOP, CP Scholars,Student Support Services, and Upward Bound)

Student Clubs (A Directory of all ASI Registered student clubs, including cultural & religious)

Student Ombuds Services (The office offers a safe place to go for assistance in resolving any university related issue, concern, conflict, or complaint. All communications with the office are strictly confidential, informal, impartial, and independent.)

Undocumented Student Support

United Sorority & Fraternity Council (Multicultural Greek Organizations at Cal Poly)

University Housing (Programs and campaigns for cultural inclusion & diversity) 

Veterans Success Center


College Specific Resources:

School of Business

Multicultural Business Program

School of Engineering

Multicultural Engineering Program

Women's Engineering Program

School of Liberal Arts

Ethnic Studies Department

Women's & Gender Studies Department

Related Content

Inclusive Excellence Council


BEACoN Mentors

Faculty-Student Mentorship Program

BEACoN Mentors

Diversity & Inclusion Enrichment Grant

D & I Enrichment Grant

Undocumented Student Working Group