Welcome to the CAFES Advising Center

Zoom and in-person drop-in Advising: Click here or use QR code to wait in line for the next advisor.

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). You may also email your Academic Advisor or CAFESadvising@calpoly.edu to set up an appointment. 

We also offer drop-in advising (no appointment needed) Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. - noon.  

Click here or use QR code to wait in line for the next available drop-in advisor either virtually or in-person. (Please do not select the "in-person" option until you physically arrive in advising building(Bldg. 74M-A).

MAJOR

DROP-IN ZOOM SESSION SCHEDULE: SPRING Quarter 2024 
Agricultural Business Monday 10 a.m. - noon
Tuesday, Thursday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - noon 
Agricultural Communication Monday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  
Tuesday, Thursday 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Wednesday noon - 2 p.m.   
Agricultural Science Monday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  
Tuesday, Thursday 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Wednesday noon - 2 p.m.   
Agricultural Systems Management Monday, Tuesday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Thursday 9 a.m. - noon
Animal Science Monday noon - 2 p.m.  
Thursday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
BioResource & Ag Engineering Monday, Tuesday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Thursday 9 a.m. - noon
Dairy Science Monday noon - 2 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Environmental Earth and Soil Sciences Monday, Thursday 9 a.m. - noon  
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., noon - 2 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Environmental Management and Protection Monday, Thursday 9 a.m. - noon    
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., noon - 2 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.  
Food Science Monday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  
Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m. - noon
Wednesday 9 a.m. - noon
Friday 11 a.m. - noon  
Forestry and Fire Sciences Monday, Thursday 9 a.m. - noon    
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., noon - 2 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.  
Nutrition Monday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  
Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m. - noon
Wednesday 9 a.m. - noon
Friday 11 a.m. - noon  
Plant Sciences Monday, Wednesday 10 a.m. - noon
Tuesday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Thursday noon - 2 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. - noon
Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration Monday, Wednesday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.    
Tuesday, Thursday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - noon  
Wine and Viticulture Monday, Wednesday noon - 2 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - noon, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - noon

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
 

How to Reach Us

Email: cafesadvising@calpoly.edu

 

Where to Find Us

Bldg. 74M-A

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