• Spanos Stadium Turf Is Ready For It All

    Spanos Stadium’s turf renovation has been completed ahead of schedule, on budget and just in time to host Cal Poly's 2022 Spring Commencement. Read more about it here.

  • Hilaree Nelson on a glacier

    What's Going on at the PAC This Month

    The PAC is back in full swing and there is no shortage of amazing performances this May! From National Geographic's Adventurer of the Year to the Symphony, there is a lot to experience.

  • Take Back the Night with the Help of Safer

    For 25 years Cal Poly’s Safer has hosted Take Back the Night. This year the event will take place on Thursday, April 28 in the University Union Plaza from 6 to 8 p.m. Please join us.

  • 10 Travel tips from Poly Travel

    In 2020 Cal Poly conducted an audit to better understand university travel and hospitality. Today Poly Travel would like to share some best practices and tips when traveling for work!

  • Meet Some New A&F Colleagues

    A&F is constantly growing, innovating and improving. Nowhere is this more evident than in some of our new hires. A&F is very fortunate to add these great individuals to our team.

  • The new signs next to a sidewalk with students walking by

    Celebrating New Capital Projects

    From wayfinding signage and a new press box to a renovation for Facilities Management and Development, this past year has seen significant progress on a number of capital projects.

  • Aubrey Arain conducting a test

    Environmental Health and Safety

    Environmental Health and Safety works to create a safe and healthful workplace so faculty can help students learn interactively. New EHS specialists are bringing unique expertise to help support the cause.

Administration & Finance

is the steward of Cal Poly's resources and comprises eight units that fulfill major operational roles for the university. With an annual budget of $101.4 million, A&F is responsible for capital project planning and maintenance of nearly six million square feet of space in the 150 major buildings on campus.

A&F maximizes campus business operations while contracting and procuring $100+ million of goods and services annually. It also oversees the campus police department and Cal Poly Corporation – the university’s non-profit auxiliary organization.


from the staff of Administration & Finance at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. As a division dedicated to quality service to the Cal Poly community, we hope that you will find the information on the offerings of the Administration & Finance Division useful.

As you have occasion to use the services of Administration & Finance, we encourage you to offer comments that will assist us in the continual improvement of all that we do to enhance the quality at life of the Cal Poly campus.

Cynthia Vizcaíno Villa

Senior Vice President, Administration & Finance, Chief Financial Officer

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