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Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo, California. The emphasis of the University is a "learn by doing" educational experience for its more than 20,000 students. Many students seek admission to Cal Poly not only because of its excellent academic reputation but also because the 6,000-acre main campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, just minutes from California's Central Coast beaches.

Living in the Cal Poly Community

Your experiences as a university student are different from those at any other time of your life. You juggle classes and work, establish new friendships, and enjoy new freedom . . . and that's exactly why we're here! The programs of Student Life & Leadership are designed to add value to your life at Cal Poly. You will find opportunities to develop leadership skills, set goals, make decisions, share in group dynamics, experience diversity, and work independently to reach your goals. Student Life & Leadership provides the structure, and YOU provide the student life with your passion, ideas, dialogues, and programs. As a member of the university community, we know that you will contribute in many important ways, and we are here to be inspired by you and lead with you to make our campus even more vibrant.

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