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Campus Life

Cal Poly offers a tranquil, yet academically motivating atmosphere for all its students. Below are just a few of the campus services that will help you relax and succeed academically.


Campus Facilities

Facilities on campus like the Rec Center, Health Center, and Library provide excellent services.

  • Rec Center — The Rec Center is open to all enrolled students and offers activities on a drop-in basis, as well as classes, fitness advising and special events.
  • Health Center — The Health Center provides medical and counseling services and is located on campus.
  • Kennedy Library — The Library offers a quiet place to study, and has over 650,000 volumes of books, periodicals, and journals, available for all students.


Campus Dining

Cal Poly has several places to eat scattered throughout campus and with your student ID card and Campus Express, you can purchase food with just a swipe of a card!

Visit the Campus Dining website for more information.



You can have the convenience of living on campus for the summer quarter in Cal Poly’s Cerro Vista Apartments, or live off campus in San Luis Obispo’s beautiful community.

Visit the Campus Housing website.


University Store

The Cal Poly University Store has all the supplies you’ll need for school or home. You can buy everything from postcards and calendars to the latest in computer equipment and software at student rates! Text books are available at the on-campus and off-campus stores.

  • Cal Poly University Store — The on-campus bookstore carries text books and school supplies, as well as the latest computer equipment. They even develop photos!
  • Cal Poly Books — The off-campus bookstore carries the same text books and regular school supplies as the on-campus bookstore.
  • Cal Poly Downtown — Located in the heart of the downtown area, this store has all the official Cal Poly apparel, from shirts, sweat pants, key chains and hats.


Entertainment in the UU

Are you hungry? Need to study? Stressed out and want to have fun? Then the University Union (UU) is the place for you. Students meet at the UU because it is the center of campus and features eateries, a study lounge, a bowling ally with an arcade and many others.

Check out the University Union website for more information.

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