Welcome to CAFES Advising Center

CAFES Virtual Advising

CAFES Advisors will be offering email and virtual academic advising via Zoom. Our office is closed to in-person or drop-in appointments due to coronavirus.

If you have questions or would like to request a 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).

We also offer drop-in Zoom advising sessions, no appointment needed!

Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - Noon and 2 - 3 p.m.

Click here to see the weekly schedule - by major - for Fall 2020.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 960 3000 8768

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*Agricultural Business and Animal Science/Dairy Science students should email their department advisors. 

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)

Scheduled appointments are required and each appointment can last up to 30 minutes. See below for directions on scheduling an appointment.

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 fall quarter 2020. For advising needs, please email CafesAdvising@calpoly.edu with advising questions or to set up a Zoom appointment.  

We also offer Zoom drop-in advising sessions -- no appointment needed! See days/times and Zoom link below:

CAFES Advising Virtual Drop-In Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - Noon and 2 - 3 p.m.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 960 3000 8768


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How to Reach Us

Email: cafesadvising@calpoly.edu

Zoom appointments available!

Agribusiness and Animal Science/Dairy Science majors should contact their department directly to set up an appointment.


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