In Support of Learn by Doing
From grant administration and research support to communications help and administrative services, we provide the backing, funding, management and professional amenities that champion the university’s educational vision and drive student success. A nonprofit university auxiliary, we are 100 percent self-supporting and receive no state funding. Every dollar we generate goes back to Cal Poly in support of Learn by Doing.
Our Sponsored Programs office provides research administration services to ensure responsible stewardship of funds and compliant management practices for sponsored projects, Cal Poly centers and institutes, and other externally-supported programs. You can learn more about Sponsored Programs using your Cal Poly email address and find department-related forms on its Intranet Hub.
Marketing & Communications
Our Marketing and Communications (MarCom) department is supported by a small army of artists, designers, programmers, writers, photographers, production pros, social media savants, and generally creative people. It helps raise awareness and tell Cal Poly’s story. You can learn more about MarCom using your Cal Poly email address and find Cal Poly Partner marketing resources on its Intranet Hub.
Building relationships between the university and the business community our Economic Development office works to advance economic opportunities for our region.
Our Human Resources team supports every Cal Poly Partners employee with a suite of benefits and services, including health insurance and CalPERS retirement, as well as wellness, education, and training opportunities that can enhance your life and career. You can learn more about Human Resources using your Cal Poly email address and find department-related forms on its Intranet Hub.
Business and Finance
Providing professional financial services to the Cal Poly community, our Business and Finance office handles everything from accounts payable and payroll to the P-Card program and donation management. You can learn more about Business and Finance using your Cal Poly email address and find department-related forms on its Intranet Hub.