Prospective Students

Discover why students love Cal Poly

Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California's Central Coast. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world.

VIP Page login

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Access Cal Poly info through your VIP Page, a customizable webpage which is accessible 24/7/365!

Returning Users

New Users

The Viewbook

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Link to the Viewbook

Virtual Advisor

Ask real questions like:
How do I apply?

¿Espanol?Ligue al Consejero Virtual español


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Applicants (who have received the access email) and Admitted students can access Cal Poly's Uportal: MyCalPoly.

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The Application

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Cal Poly applicants apply through our online application: CSUMentor.

Link to the Application