• Cal Poly Police K9 Awards

    Lead by Doing

    Cal Poly Police Officer Stephanie Pipan and K9 Zeus competed in the Bakersfield Police Department K9 Trials and took 1st place in Explosives Ordinance Detection Vehicle Searches, 3rd place in EOD Building Searches and 5th in Overall Dog.

  • EHS 3D Printer

    Lead by Doing

    Environmental Health and Safety was a crucial part of testing, data gathering and implementing new procedures to ensure the Industrial Manufacturing Engineering Department’s selective laser melting 3D printer is safe to use.

  • Cal Poly Corporation’s Marketing and Communications department received 10 MarCom awards

    Lead by Doing

    Cal Poly Corporation’s Marketing and Communications department received 10 MarCom awards, including three platinum and three gold, for campaigns promoting the excellence and hard work of Campus Dining, corporation, and Administration and Finance.

  • Officer Chad Reiley receives the inaugural CSU lifesaving medal

    Lead by Doing

    Officer Chad Reiley receives the inaugural CSU lifesaving medal — the fourth highest award issued by the 23-campus CSU — on Wednesday Jan. 23.

  • yakʔitʸutʸu residence halls with basketball court

    Lead by Doing

    With a project cost close to $200 million, yakʔitʸutʸu houses 1,475 first-year students and is one of the largest Facilities projects ever undertaken at Cal Poly.

  • Marlene Cramer and her team with their 2018 Parking Matters award

    Lead by Doing

    Associate Director of Parking Services Marlene Cramer (center) and her team (left to right) Cheryl Andrus, Maxime DeJonge, Gaven Hussey, Amy Voorhies and Tara Beecher with their 2018 Parking Matters award.

  • Maureen O’Connor, Administrative Specialist, animated discussion at latest book club meeting

    Lead by Doing

    Maureen O’Connor, Administrative Specialist, discusses an excerpt from Somebodies and Nobodies: Overcoming the Abuse of Rank during yesterday's book circle held at University Police Department.

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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