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    The Collaboration Behind the New Building 19

    Building 19, the longtime home of The Avenue, and many other Campus Dining facilities, will undergo a major renovation that is the result of years of work and cross-department collaboration. Learn more.

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    Summer Safety Tips

    Summer break is here! Whether you are traveling, staying put or working out of town, stay safe with these six safety tips from your Cal Poly Police Department. Read more

  • Travel Updates

    The CSU-wide travel restrictions will be lifted as of June 1. Once approval has been granted you can start scheduling trips with a start date of June 1 or later. Visit the Poly Travel website for more information.

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    The Student Voice in Student Accounts

    Second-year Communications Studies student Mia Chaney works for Student Accounts providing guidance for parents, as well as prospective and current students. She is that friendly voice on the other end of the Student Accounts phoneline. Read More.

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

Here's To All The Superheroes of Cal Poly

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