Information Technology

IT maintains the network, databases, data storage, servers, PC workstations, computing peripheral equipment, information security and compliance, and offers help desk services.

Our Role at Cal Poly

Cal Poly Corporation IT works collaboratively with other departments and campus ITS to support the corporation’s operations and enhance the mission and activities of the university. Dedicated to delivering top-notch service and tech solutions in support of the corporation’s administrative and commercial operations, IT provides a wide range of services, including application design, development, implementation, maintenance and general support to the corporation users. The IT department also maintains the network, databases, data storage, servers, PC workstations, computing peripheral equipment, information security and compliance, and offers help desk services.

Services Overview

If you’re having issues installing a program, have accidentally erased an important document, or need some training, the IT support team can assist. Check out the service specialties below.

Workstation Support »

Looking for product recommendations, or need some help with troubleshooting, installing or general maintenance? Submit a ticket.

Protecting Sensitive Data »

Learn what is considered sensitive data and how to handle selected types of sensitive personal information.

IT Training Courses »

IT offers training on a wide range of subjects, from basic computing skills to information security.

There's a reason it's called the help desk.

To request an IT service, simply visit your Cal Poly Portal and click Technical Service Request in the left sidebar.

(805) 756-5900

Building 15, Room 102

1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Monday–Friday

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

IT Staff

Have a computer-related issue, question or need a suggestion? Try the helpline first (6-5900), then search for the right person below.

David Bains

Interim Director of Information Technology
(805) 756-5849
Email David

Maya Orth

Application Development Manager
(805) 756-6295
Email Maya

Pat Johnstone

Network System Analyst
(805) 756-5345
Email Pat

Brian Gautrey

Network System Analyst
(805) 756-5344
Email Brian

Darren McClellan

Network System Analyst
(805) 756-5982
Email Darren

Colin Bartolome

Software Developer
(805) 756-5854
Email Colin