Cal Poly University San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo California. The emphasis of the University is a "learn by doing" educational experience for its more than 18,000+ students. Many students seek admission to Cal Poly not only because of its excellent academic reputation, but also because the 6,000-acre main campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, just minutes from California's Central Coast beaches.
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California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-111

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San Luis Obispo
Campus Map

North County Campus

Arroyo Grande Center

Nipomo Center

San Luis Obispo
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Admissions / Records (3100)

Administration Building (8000)

Allied Health / Nursing / Human Develop. (2500)

Art Gallery (7100)

Assessment / Matriculation (3400)

Auditorium (1572)

Auto Body / Construction Technology (4600)

Auto Technology and Welding (4200)

Biological Sciences (2200)

Blakeslee Auditorium (1572)

Bookstore (5200)

Business Education (4100)

CalWORKs/Office of Employment Training (2000)

Career Connections (5300)

Cafeteria (5100)

Child Care Center (4000)

Classrooms (1700) (2600) (2800)

Community Programs (8000)

Computer Science Center / Drafting / Classroom (3400)

Computer Services (4100)

Conference Center (5400)

Construction Technology / Auto Body (4600)

Cross Country Track (4800)

Deans' Offices (6600)

Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) (3100)

Employee Learning and Innovation Center (6900)

Engineering Technology / Electronics Lab (4400)

Faculty Offices (2900)

Faculty Offices (6800)

Faculty Office-Business / Engineering /Human Development (4300)

Faculty Office: Language Arts / Social Sciences (6200)

Faculty Offices: Physical Education (1300)

Faculty Offices: Science / Math / Nursing (2300)

Faculty Offices: Fine Arts / Music (7100)

Federal Youth Program (4700)

Field Campus (4800)

Fine Arts and Music (7100)

Foundation (8100)
(next to Administration Building)

Gymnasium, New (1400)

Gymnasium, Old (1900)

Health Center (2800)

Hollister Adobe Museum (7600)

Human Development (2500)

Humanities Forum / Classrooms (6300)

Institute for Professional Development (1519)

Institutional Advancement (8100)
(next to Administration Building)

Instructional Services (6600)

Instructional Technology Services (3100)

Interact Theater / Classrooms (7400, 7500)

Language Arts (6100)

Library / Learning Resources (Second Floor) (3200)

Lost & Found (7200)

Maintenance and Grounds (9100)

Math Labs ( Room 2602 , Room 3300 )

Media Production (7200)

Music and Fine Art (7100)

Nursing (2500)

Office of Employment Training/ CalWorks (2000)

Parking (7200)

P.E., Men's (1000)

P.E., Women's (1100)

Physical Sciences & Math (2100)

Pool (1600)

Marketing and Communications (8100)
(next to Administration Building)

Public Safety (7200)

Reprographics (6700)

Science Forum (2400)

Student Center (5000)

Student Life and Leadership (5300)

Student Services (X)
(behind the Cafeteria)

Weightroom (1200)

San Luis Obispo County Community College District
Established: 1963
Size: 3,316 square miles
Population: 230,000

Cuesta College is located at the heart of scenic San Luis Obispo County, and is highly regarded throughout the state for its excellent educational programs, responsive student services and exceptional faculty and staff. In 1996 the college received a Silver Medal Eureka Award for Quality and Service Excellence.

Western Association of Schools and College

Instructional Programs
Lower division academic transfer courses, vocational/technical training, short courses, continuing education, distance education, day and evening classes.

Student Support Services
Academic and vocational counseling, art gallery, children's center, student newspaper, student radio station, Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS), Extended Opportunity Programs and Services EOPS/CARE, financial aid, health center, Hollister Adobe Museum, learning skills, library learning resources, student development and student activities, transfer/career center and tutoring center.

Community Programs
Public events, community education short courses, year-round recreation activities, Institute for Professional Development/Small Business Development Center (IPD/SBAC), Alumni and Friends Association, Business Partners, Athletic Booster Club and Friends of the Library.

Special Events
Women's Forum, Writers' Conference, Seniors' Day, College for Kids and Learning Disabilities Conference.

2006-2007: $56.1 million

Fall 2006: 11,150

Faculty and Staff

165 Full-time faculty
414 Part-time faculty
205 Classified staff
400 Hourly and student employees
45 Managers, administrators, supervisors and confidentials

Board of Trustees, 2006
Angela Mitchell, President
Patrick Mullen, Vice President

Per C. Mathiesen
Marie Kiersch
Gaye L. Galvan
Bart Gant, Student Trustee

College Administration
Interim Superintendent/President: Ed Maduli

Vice Presidents:
To be announced, Student Learning - interim
Toni Sommer, Administrative Services - interim
Sandee McLaughlin, Student Support - interim

Roanna Bennie, Humanities
Anna Davies, Sciences, Math, Nursing and Physical Education
Allison Merzon, Instruction, Workforce and Economic Development - interim
Sandee McLaughlin, North County Campus Executive Dean

Human Resources Director:

Annette Loria

Executive Director of the Foundation/Institutional Advancement:
June Stephens


76 degree programs
32 Associate of Art degrees
44 Associate of Science degrees
96 certificate programs
44 Certificate of Proficiency
52 Certificate of Completion
Degrees and Certificates

Agricultural Technology

Animal Science
Crop Science
Dairy Product Technology
Dairy Production
Environmental Horticulture Science/Floral Design
Environmental Horticulture Science/Landscape Design
Environmental Horticulture Science/Plant Production
Fruit Science
Viticulture Practices
Viticulture Practices & Maintenance

Architecture Technology

Arts Management
2-Dimensional Art
3-Dimensional Art

Automotive Technician

Advanced Engine Performance Technician
Auto Body Technician
Automotive Technician
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Specialist
Brakes Specialist
Chassis and Suspension Specialist
Electrical Systems Specialist
Engine Performance Specialist
Engine Repair Specialist
Heating and Air Conditioning Specialist
Manual Drivetrains and Axles Specialist


Biological Science
Environmental Biology

Broadcast Communications


Business Administration
International Business
Customer Service


Computer Applications/Office Administration

    Comp Apps/Office Administration
    Administrative Assistant
    Computer Office Support and Maintenance Specialist
    Office Professional
    Word Processing
    Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper
    Business Communications
    Microcomputer Applications
    Office Operations

Computer Information Systems

    Computer Information Systems, Programming
    Application Programmer
    Computer Network Administration
    Computer Networking Specialist
    Computer Science
    Management Information Systems
    Visual Basic/Database Administration

Construction Technology

    Construction Technology
    Basic Water Treatment
    Block Masonry
    Brick Masonry
    National Electrical Code
    Uniform Building Code
    Uniform Plumbing and Mechanical Codes

Criminal Justice

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

    Child Care and Development Teacher
    Child Care & Develop Assoc Teacher
    Early Childhood Education
    ECE Master Teacher: Creative Curriculum
    ECE Master Teacher: Diversity
    ECE Site Supervisor

Electronics and Computer Technology

    Computer and Networking Technology
    Computer and Network Maintenance
    Computer Repair
    Electro Mechanical Technology
    Electro Mechanical Technician
    Electronics Technology
    Electronics Automation Technology
    Power and Instrumentation Certificate

Emergency Medical Technology

    Emergency Medical Technology
    First Responder Operational and Hazardous Materials
    Emergency Medical Technician Refresher
    Emergency Vehicle Operator - Ambulance


    Computer Aided Design/Drafting(CAD)
    AutoCAD 2002 - Level I
    AutoCAD 2002 - Level I & Engineering Drawing
    AutoCAD 2002 - Level II/Inventor


    Facilities Technology

Family Studies/Human Services

    Family Studies/Human Services
    Family Child Care Provider

Fashion Design and Merchandising

    Fashion Design
    Fashion Merchandising
    Fashion Studies

General Studies

    General Studies
    General Studies (Transfer)

Interior Design
International Studies


    Leadership Studies
    Service Leadership

Library/Information Technology
Mass Communication

Medical Assisting

    Medical Assisting
    Introductory Medical Coding
    Medical Financial Management


    Jazz Studies

Nursing Assistant

    Nursing Assistant
    Acute Care Nurse Assistant
    EKG Monitor Observer
    Health Unit Coordinator

Nursing, Registered

    Nursing, Registered
    Nursing, Registered (30 Unit Option)
    Nursing, Introduction to Emergency Care
    Nursing, Obstetrical Nursing
    Nursing, Operating Room Experience
    Nursing, Radiation Protection for the Health Worker

Psychiatric Technician

Physical Education

Fitness, Health and Nutrition
Physical Education

Recreation Administration
Web Development Technologies
Welding Technology

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