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Student Life

Being a Cal Poly student is a special privilege. Our academic programs are challenging and inspiring. And in the College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences there are endless opportunities to enrich your time here through dozens of college clubs and organizations. An opportunity to meet others who are passionate about your interests, the chance to gain valuable leadership experience, meet industry members, or just have a great time and expand your horizons. It's all possible by joining one of our outstanding - often award-winning - clubs.


College Advising

Planning for success will help you get the most from your Cal Poly education. Each major in our college is supported by a specialized team of faculty advisors, professional academic advisors and peer advisors. Visit our Advising website to get started.



Check out the list of scholarships offered in the College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences. For additional information and how to apply, students are also encouraged to visit the Financial Aid website.



Peer Academic Mentoring

Every student in our college has access to peer tutoring and mentoring, as well as academic support and guidance from faculty and staff at the Multicultural Agriculture Program (MAP) Student Center.

Please visit the MAP center: in building 10 room 134. Phone: 756-2627.



College Clubs and Organizations

The college offers more than 40 competitive student clubs and organizations. Discover your passion and Learn by Doing alongside fellow students and active faculty. There is truly something for everyone!



Graduate Programs

The College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences offers programs reflecting the growing diversity of choices available and skills required in modern agriculture, life sciences, and related professions. With 3 M.S. degrees, 10 specializations and a Master of Agricultural Education, our graduate program encompasses the wide range of disciplines.



Enterprise Projects

As a student at Cal Poly, you have a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experiences in agricultural enterprises or through work experience on campus. These experiences will serve to strengthen your agricultural studies, while at the same time, provide you with knowledge and skills that lead to a fuller understanding and appreciation of important production, managerial, and marketing challenges in agriculture production.