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    Drop, Cover and Hold on!

    Get ready to rumble. The Great ShakeOut is happening Thursday, Oct. 21. For one minute, participants will pretend as though they are in a real earthquake to practice safety procedures. Read More

  • Mike standing by his desk

    A&F Staff Feature: Mike Morgan

    Mike Morgan started his role as the university’s risk manager in June. The budding musician recently sat down and talked about his new role, winning the lottery and his dreams for 10 years from now. Read More.

  • Commute With Confidence!

    When traveling to campus this fall do so in a sustainable and efficient way. This academic year Transportation and Parking Services wants you to commute with confidence! Check out all of the options.

  • Student playing cornhole near Food Trucks

    New Food Truck Villages

    While renovations to Building 19 are underway new Food Truck Villages have been opened to provide the campus with some fresh gastronomic experiences, alongside tried and true favorites. Find out more.

  • Travel is Back

    The travel restrictions are easing, and faculty and staff are free to continue their business and educational trips. Following approval to travel, faculty and staff can begin scheduling trips. Learn more here.

  • Solutions Support – a New Way to Look at Customer Service

    Four years ago, Student Accounts felt like the office of “no”. Following research and collaboration a new plan was enacted that turned the department around. Solutions Support is Student Accounts’ innovative way of thinking about customer support. Learn more about the initiative.

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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