Welcome to CAFES Advising Center

We’re In-Person and Virtual!

CAFES Advisors are here to support student success! We provide advising support via email, Zoom and in-person (Bldg. 74M-A).  Please see the drop-in schedule listed by major, below. You may also email your Academic Advisor or CAFESadvising@calpoly.edu to set up an appointment. 

Zoom and in-person drop-in Advising:
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 to wait in line for the next advisor. 

MAJOR

DROP-IN ZOOM SESSION SCHEDULE Winter Quarter 2023
Agricultural Business Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m. - Noon
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Agricultural Communication Monday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday 9 - 11 a.m.
Plant Sciences (formerly Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences) Monday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m. - Noon

Agricultural Science Monday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday 9 - 11 a.m.
Agricultural Systems Management Monday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday Noon - 2 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. - Noon
Animal Science Email cafesadvising@calpoly.edu
BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Monday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday Noon - 2 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. - Noon
Dairy Science Email cafesadvising@calpoly.edu
Food Science Monday, Thursday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Wednesday Noon - 2 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - Noon
Environmental Earth and Soil Sciences  Monday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - Noon
Environmental Management and Protection  Monday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - Noon
Forestry and Natural Resources Monday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - Noon
Nutrition Monday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Wednesday Noon - 2 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m - Noon
Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration Monday 9 a.m. - Noon
Tuesday, Thursday 11 a.m. - Noon
Wednesday 9 a.m. - Noon
Wine and Viticulture Tuesday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday Noon - 2 p.m.
Friday 9 - 11 a.m.

If you have questions or would like to request a one-on-one Zoom or in-person appointment, please email CafesAdvising@calpoly.edu and include:  

  • First and last name, EMPL ID, major, multiple options of days and times available, and advising topic(s).

Who is my advisor?

Professional advisors provide assistance with navigating the university system. This includes things like:

  • Academic policies and procedures
  • Long-term schedule planning
  • Change of major contracts
  • Graduation checks for seniors
  • Academic probation issues
  • Readmission questions and processes
  • Study Abroad questions (after student consults with the Study Abroad Office)
  • Leave of Absence and taking terms off

Scheduled appointments are required and each appointment can last up to 30 minutes.

Professional advisors contacts >

Faculty Advisors can be visited during their individual office hours (posted by office doors, or check with departmental office). Faculty Advisors are experts in their field, and are an excellent resource for the following issues:

  • Concentration Questions 
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Industry Connections
  • Senior Projects 
  • Career Options

See Faculty Advisor information >

Peer Advising is available. For advising needs, please email CafesAdvising@calpoly.edu with advising questions or click above link for drop-in advising.

Peer Advisors can assist with the following:

  • Finding more classes to register for
  • Registration problems
  • Summer courses
  • Declaring concentrations
  • Minors
  • Transfer credits/community college questions
  • assist.org
  • Change of major
  • Degree Planner

 

CAFES Advising Solidarity Statement

 

How to Reach Us

Email: cafesadvising@calpoly.edu

 

Where to Find Us

Bldg. 74M-A

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