Doing Business with the Corporation
From dining services for the entire campus to grant administration for university research, Cal Poly Corporation supports the campus community with a number of essential services.
Working at the Corporation
Nearly 3,000 corporation employees come to work every day to serve the educational mission of Cal Poly and create a world-class university environment for more than 20,000 students.
A Central Coast university has said adios to plastic straws. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has joined the growing list of places trying to be more environmentally friendly when it comes to food related waste. Straws rank high on the list of trash found in the...Read More
Cal Poly has a goal of diverting 80 percent of its consumer waste away from landfills by 2020. University officials say the paper straws are fully compostable and decompose in 30 to 60 days.Read More
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Campus Dining is making the switch to paper straws at the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year, taking another step toward Cal Poly’s zero waste goal. The move away from plastic straws to a more recyclable alternative supports Cal Poly’s commitment...Read More
“The Cal Poly Corporation is one of the unsung heroes of campus — it touches the lives of students in myriad ways, from the coffee they get at Campus Market, to the textbook they buy at the University Store, to the position as research assistant that the Corporation fills through a professor’s external grant. The Corporation is central to the Cal Poly experience, seamlessly integrating with the rest of the university to make Learn by Doing a reality.”