The Academic Skills Center (ASC) offers a variety of retention programs and campus support services. Programs include Supplemental Workshops in Math and Science and Study Session groups for challenging entry-level courses. Campus support includes online study skills resources and a list of campus tutoring services.
- Study Session
- Supplemental Workshops in Math and Science
- Campus Tutoring Resource List
- Study Strategies Library
The Tutoring Lab offers assistance in engineering, math and science courses. The tutors are trained to assist you learn the material based on your learning style so you can excel on your exams and homework on your own. The Lab is open during the fall, winter, and spring quarters from the second week of the quarter through dead week. Take a look at the schedule to see if the course you would need tutoring in is available!
The Mustang Success Center coordinates and provides timely, effective advising services to first and second year students, first year transfer students, and student-athletes. Through individual appointments, group advising sessions, and workshops, the advisors help students:
- Understand university policies and procedures
- Offer a full range of proactive academic services
- Refer students to appropriate campus resources
- Provide leadership in coordinating college and university programs that support student success
The University Writing & Rhetoric Center, a division of the College of Liberal Arts, offers free writing consultations to all Cal Poly students. The center also oversees the Graduation Writing Requirement (GWR) and the English Placement Test (EPT). The GWR and the EPT are CSU Trustee-mandated programs.
Career Services provides services that meet the career development needs of students while considering the good of society. We are committed to the pursuit of excellence with the highest standards of integrity, respectfulness and ethical conduct. Our professional responsibility and accountability to students, society and the environment draws upon the values of diversity, assuring dignity and development of people above all else. Our presence is marked by compassion, integrity and collaboration.
The Disability Resource Center provides information and support services to Cal Poly students with permanent and temporary disabilities.
The LSAMP Program is designed to support undergraduate students who face or have faced social, educational and/or economic barriers to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The goal of the LSAMP Program is to increase the persistence and graduation rates of students from underrepresented groups who major in STEM disciplines.