• Anastasia and Cynthia next to a recycling bin

    Lead by Doing

    Zero Waste Program Coordinator Anastasia Nicole, left, and Cynthia Vizcaíno Villa, helped launch A&F’s compost collection program recently, helping Cal Poly make progress toward its Zero Waste and carbon-neutrality goals.

  • Construction progress of colleyball courts

    Lead by Doing

    Facilities Management and Development broke ground this summer on the Mustang Beach Volleyball Complex which will feature five regulation-size NCAA beach volleyball courts, seating for 250, and an LED video scoreboard.

  • Rensford and Aaron having at luaph from the construction site

    Lead by Doing

    Executive Chef Rensford Abrigo, left, and Sous Chef Aaron Dixon were among the Campus Dining Culinary Team to tour the new three-story, LEED Gold certified Vista Grande Dining Complex.

  • Entrance to Cal Poly with the new branding on the welcome banners

    Lead by Doing

    University Marketing recently launched an updated Cal Poly brand to help position Cal Poly for a greater national reputation, major fundraising initiatives, a website redesign, and strategic recruiting efforts.

  • SBS Staff in front of thier awards

    Lead by Doing

    Congratulations to our staff in Strategic Business Services for receiving their 14th Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for demonstrating innovation, professionalism, productivity, e-procurement, and leadership.

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

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