Welcome to CAFES Advising Center

CAFES Advising: We’re Virtual!

CAFES Advisors are here to support student success! We’re providing advising support via both email and Zoom. Our office is closed at this time to in-person or drop-in appointments due to coronavirus safety precautions.

For information about COVID-19 - including FAQs, testing requirements and exemptions, click here. 

If you have questions or would like to request a one-on-one Zoom 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).

Spring quarter 2021 drop-in advising schedule

 

MAJOR

DROP-IN ZOOM SESSION SCHEDULE

ZOOM LINK/ID

Agricultural Business

Tuesday 10:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

ID: 857 353 1252

Thursday 10:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Agricultural Communication

Monday 10 - 11 a.m., 1 - 2 p.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m. - noon

Wednesday noon - 1 p.m.

Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences

Tuesday 11 a.m. - Noon, 1 - 2 p.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Wednesday Noon - 2 p.m.
Thursday 10 - 11 a.m.  
Friday 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Agricultural Science

Monday 10 - 11 a.m., 1 - 2 p.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m. - noon

Wednesday noon - 1 p.m.

Agricultural Systems Management

Monday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Tuesday 1 - 2 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Animal Science

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 1 - 3 p.m.

ID: 837 5982 7164

Wednesday 9 - 11 a.m.

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering

Monday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Tuesday 1 - 2 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Dairy Science

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 1 - 3 p.m.

ID: 837 5982 7164

Wednesday 9 - 11 a.m.

Food Science

Monday 11 a.m. - noon

ID: 960 3000 8768

Tuesday, Thursday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Wednesday 10 - 11 a.m.

Environmental Earth and Soil Sciences

Monday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Tuesday 10 - 11 a.m.
Wednesday 1 - 2 p.m.
Thursday Noon - 1 p.m.

Environmental Management and Protection

Monday 10 - 11 a.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Tuesday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - Noon
Thursday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Forestry and Natural Resources

Monday 10 - 11 a.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Tuesday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - Noon
Thursday 10 a.m. -  2 p.m.

Nutrition

Monday, Wednesday noon - 2 p.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Thursday 1 - 2 p.m.

Friday 11 a.m. - noon  

Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration

Monday Noon - 1 p.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Tuesday, Thursday 1 - 2 p.m.
Wednesday Noon - 1 p.m.
Friday Noon - 2 p.m.

Wine and Viticulture

Tuesday 10 - 11 a.m., noon - 2 p.m.

ID: 960 3000 8768

Wednesday 11 a.m. - noon

Thursday 10 - 11 a.m., noon - 2 p.m.

Friday 10 - 11 a.m.

 

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 spring quarter 2021. For advising needs, please email CafesAdvising@calpoly.edu with advising questions.

We also offer Zoom drop-in advising sessions -- no appointment needed! See days, times, and zoom link by major, in table above. 

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

Zoom appointments available!

 

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