• Aquatic Aspirations - Cal Poly Float Turtles, Seeweed, jellyfish and large octopus.

    Rose Parade

    Cal Poly universities’ “Aquatic Aspirations” received the Director Award for the most outstanding artistic design and use of floral and non-floral materials at the Rose Parade.

  • Two students hike to the Large P on the green hill

    "P" Hike

    This new year don’t forget to take advantage of all the wellness benefits and sweeteners that comes with being a member of the Cal Poly community.

  • Budget 2020 in large text

    University Budget

    The university firmly believes that financial transparency creates a more informed community and therefore better decision making. Search “Transparency” to view Cal Poly’s 2019-20 budget.

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    Administration and Finances’ own Lori Serna and John Buerger have been selected to present how they used Lean principles to improve customer and employee satisfaction in Student Accounts.

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 human resources office, 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

Here's To All The Superheroes of Cal Poly

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Active faculty & staff members


Million square feet of building space


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