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.
Learn about the latest facilities projects in the works for Cal Poly Corporation.
Russell Thomas recalls a night at Lumière, an award-winning Boston restaurant he worked at in the middle of his career. His colleagues had cold-called Julia Child, who had her phone number listed in the Cambridge, Massachusetts phone book. “They called her just to...Read More
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – Signs warning that shoplifters will be prosecuted were recently added to many Campus Dining locations after Cal Poly Corporation updated their loss prevention policy at the start of Winter 2020. The updates were made to address an...Read More
The long-awaited Vista Dining Complex opening has been pushed back again after continuous delays. Communication Specialist Aaron Lambert said Campus Dining is expected to gain access and move into the building this spring. There is a planned soft opening for summer....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.”