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Our Values

Career Services provides services that meet the career development needs of students while considering the good of society.  We are committed to the pursuit of excellence with the highest standards of integrity, respectfulness and ethical conduct.  Our professional responsibility and accountability to students, society and the environment draws upon the values of diversity, assuring dignity and development of people above all else.  Our presence is marked by compassion, integrity and collaboration.

Cal Poly Values

There are four key principles that unite us as a campus.  These principles helped make Cal Poly what it is today.

  1. Student Success
  2. Learn by Doing
  3. Excellence
  4. Comprehensive Polytechnic University

Cal Poly Mission Statement

Cal Poly fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment in which students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery.  As a polytechnic university, Cal Poly promotes the application of theory to practice. As a comprehensive institution, Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. As an academic community, Cal Poly values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

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