• Happy dog running in grass with it's tongue sticking out.

    Lead by Doing

    New pet health insurance plans for dogs, cats, birds, small mammals and exotics (such as reptiles) cover accidents, illness and even preventative care and wellness services.

  • Collage of athletes participating in their sport

    Lead by Doing

    On Jan. 18 and 19, Cal Poly will play host to 50 athletes from across the nation as they compete for a spot on the USA Pentathlon 2020 Olympic team.

  • A group of people cutting the ribbon at the new volleyball court

    Lead by Doing

    The Mustang Beach Volleyball Complex recently opened and features five NCAA beach volleyball courts, seating for 250 spectators, and a state-of-the-art LED video scoreboard.

  • Graphic image with the text Happy Holidays

    Lead by Doing

    We would like to extend our deep appreciation and a warm thank you to everyone who has worked to make this past year a success. Best wishes for the new year.

  • Staff members working an emergency event

    Lead by Doing

    Each December the Department of Emergency Management runs an exercise with 30 Cal Poly staff who volunteer their expertise in the Emergency Operations Center to improve hazard response.

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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