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Clubs and Independent Student Organizations at Cal Poly provide opportunities that incorporate instruction, scholarship, and service in a’” Learn by Doing” environment. Students, staff, and faculty partner to apply theory to practice by competing in national competitions, addressing global issues, and serving the community at large. The Clubs and Independent Student Organizations' hands-on approach develops leadership skills, enhances social growth, and complements the academic curriculum.
Expect sun. Cal Poly and San Luis Obispo have only have an average 50 days of rain per year - almost all of it between November and end of March. (It really does rain in Orfalea RotundaCalifornia. Sometimes.) Central Coast residents revel in the area's Mediterranean climate. Summers are generally warm and sunny, with temperatures in the 70s and 80s. Winters are mild.
Since campus is just 10 miles from the Pacific Ocean, everyday is a beautiful day in our neighborhood.
Cal Poly is located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, in an area known for the outdoors. Hiking, biking, kayaking, sailing, sport fishing, whale watching, rock climbing - it's all possible most of the year. Not to mention surfing. Surfline.com ranked Cal Poly as the No. 3 surf school in the nation. Cal Poly is just minutes from some of California's best beaches and original beach cities: Avila Beach (10 miles), Pismo Beach (12 miles), Morro Bay (17 miles), Montaña de Oro State Park (18 miles), Cayucos (18 miles), the Pismo Dunes (28 miles) and world-famous Hearst Castle ( 45 miles).
We are committed to offering a two-year, high-quality campus living and educational environment to Cal Poly students based on availability. University Housing is dedicated to providing housing to all new students; however, with student numbers varying each year, our ability to meet the demand may fluctuate, so pay attention to dates and schedules.
All admitted, first-time freshmen are required to live on campus their first year to ensure everyone receives the benefit of the campus housing experience. Exemptions from the residential requirement will be considered based upon the Freshman On-Campus Living Exemption Policy.
Student Housing License Agreements and payments are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Campus Housing Learning Communities are located in double and triple rooms in residence halls and private bedrooms, shared bedrooms and double suites in the campus apartments.