• Woman walking alone on campus

    Rave Guardian App: Campus Safety Made Easy

    Cal Poly employees and students can now download the free Rave Guardian app and turn their smartphone into a personal safety device. Read about all the features the new safety app offers, here.

  • Yakʔitʸutʸu recognized as a LEEDer in Sustainability

    Yakʔitʸutʸu received LEED Gold certification from The U.S. Green Building Council for minimizing the environmental impact on residents and on the surrounding area. Read about the green building features here.

  • An Interactive Look at Your Accomplishments

    The Annual Report offers a glimpse into the vital ways A&F staff have kept the campus moving forward and the work that took place throughout the 2020-21 academic year. Read the report.

  • How Student Accounts Was Able to Focus Forward

    Every year the campus community has the opportunity to assess A&F units through the Focus Forward survey. Student Accounts heard that their online services needed to be easier to use. So, they got to work. Read more.

  • Pretty utility boxes painted

    Utility Box Art Program Launches

    Facilities is accepting proposals for a new campus beautification program that will turn utility boxes into works of art. All students, faculty and staff are invited to submit a proposal. 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

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