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Cal Poly Pomona University

Pomona, California, United States
Cal Poly Pomona offers an affordable, life-changing education. Less than 30 miles east of Los Angeles, it enjoys the excitement of a diverse metropolitan while retaining the serenity of a foothill community.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)



1938 - The first year the campus is open for enrollment (then called the Cal Poly Voorhis Unit), the first governing body, Student Activities Committee (SAC), is formed and headed by Avon Carlson.


Cal Poly Pomona features eight academic colleges along with community access to traditional extension programs through the College of the Extended University.


Various facilities across the campus provide research support. As one example, the University Library holds 2.4 million books, 3000 periodicals and 2,800 online journals


Our goal is to provide you with resources and assistance to address all aspects of career planning and job search. Choosing your career or making a professional transition is a very exciting process and we are here to help!

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Student services

  • Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers
  • Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers
  • Career Center

Housing services

DRC authorizes and facilitates the use of accommodations and services for students with disabilities. Each student receives an individualized set of accommodations based on their specific disability-related limitations.  A DRC disability specialist will determine this need based on the documentation provided and interactive process with student.

Library services

  • Group Study Rooms (3rd - 6th floor) are available by using our Online Reservation System.

ICT services

For your convenience, this section provides links and information available through the LRC, resources across campus, and resources in the Pomona Community. See Our Services for information on tutoring, workshop, study skills and test preparation. 

Medical services

Health Services is an ambulatory care facility (you have to be able to walk in on your own) offering visits with medical providers by appointment or through Urgent Care for non-life threatening sudden accidents or injuries.

Student Life

Campus life

The Residence Halls are conveniently located on-campus and are within easy walking distance to the academic buildings, library, computer labs, dining areas, the Bronco Student Center and parking lots. All halls have a laundry room, study areas, recreation room/TV lounge, and community kitchenettes. Satellite television service and high-speed Internet connections are provided in each room. Each Residence Hall has their own particular theme living community for residents to enjoy. All Residence Halls are co-ed and non-smoking.

Sports facilities

As part of your fee-covered basic services, professional Health Educators are available to provide one-on-one education on a variety of health topics at no cost. Most appointments are scheduled for 45 minutes to an hour. Please call (909) 869-5272 for an appointment, or stop in to the SHCS Wellness Center (Bldg. 46, Parking lot entrance) to receive confidential information and assistance on the following:

  • Exercise and Weight Management
  • Men’s health
  • Nutrition

Student clubs

  • AATCC SoCal Broncos
  • Ability Ally Training
  • Access and Disability Alliance
  • Active Minds at Cal Poly Pomona 
  • Actors Collaborating with Technicians (A.C.T)


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).  The College of Education and Integrative Studies is accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Pomona, California, United States