Graduate Education

Welcome to Cal Poly Graduate Education


We support students to achieve excellence in both practice-oriented and research-based professional graduate programs that develop the advanced knowledge and leadership skills necessary to contribute to and prosper in an increasingly competitive global context. We work to inspire students to innovate and excel in their educational and professional career objectives.

Cal Poly Graduate Education strives to create an inclusive and welcoming environment that values, respects, and empowers all of our graduate students, faculty, and staff. We commit to our collective and individual responsibility to create communities that are just, equitable, and promote human dignity. It is through embracing and celebrating our diverse communities, backgrounds, and goals that we can build a campus, region, California, and world where everyone can thrive.

Important Dates, Deadlines and Events

Summer 2021 Deadlines

09/03/2021

Final Formal Study Plan (Graduating Students)

09/03/2021

Master's Exam, Project, or Thesis Approval Form (Graduating Students)

09/03/2021

Application for Graduation (Fall 2021)

Fall 2021 Deadlines

10/11/2021

Blended Programs Application Approval Form (Winter 2022 Blended transition)

10/11/2021

Postbaccalaureate Change of Objective (Winter 2022 Blended transition)

10/11/2021

Final Formal Study Plan (Graduating Students)

11/01/2021

Cal Poly Mandatory Training

12/10/2021

Working Formal Study Plan & Advancement to Candidacy (New Students)

12/10/2021

Master's Exam, Project, or Thesis Approval Form (Graduating Students)

12/10/2021

Application for Graduation (Winter 2022 graduating students)

Events

08/16

2021 New Graduate Student Registration Opens (State-Support Programs)

09/27

Virtual Graduate Student Panel

4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Please email grad@calpoly.edu if interested in attending this event.

10/08

Fall Quarter Graduate Student Picnic

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Dexter Lawn

Please email grad@calpoly.edu if interested in attending this event.

10/14

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Business Analytics Info Sessions

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Room 03-114

View OCOB Events Page

10/18

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Quantitative Economics Virtual Info Session

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

View OCOB Events Page

Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

11/02

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Business Analytics Info Sessions

11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m.

View OCOB Events Page

Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

11/05

MS Higher Education Counseling & Student Affairs (HECSA) Virtual Info Sessions

5:00 p.m.

Register for (HECSA) Virtual Info Sessions

11/10

MS Higher Education Counseling & Student Affairs (HECSA) Virtual Info Sessions

12:00 p.m.

Register for (HECSA) Virtual Info Sessions

11/15

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Quantitative Economics Virtual Info Session

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

View OCOB Events Page

Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

11/15

MS Higher Education Counseling & Student Affairs (HECSA) Virtual Info Sessions

6:00 p.m.

Register for (HECSA) Virtual Info Sessions

11/16

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Business Analytics Info Sessions

5:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

View OCOB Events Page

Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

11/19

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Packaging Value Chain Virtual Info Session

11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m.

View OCOB Events Page

Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

12/13

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Quantitative Economics Virtual Info Session

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

View OCOB Events Page

Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

02/21

Orfalea College of Business: MS in Quantitative Economics Virtual Info Session

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

View OCOB Events Page

Email gradbusiness@calpoly.edu to Register and get Zoom link.

01/31

Cal Poly MA in Educational Leadership & Administration Program 2022-2023 Virtual Info Session

Monday, January 31, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

View Educational Leadership & Administration

Register for Educational Leadership & Administration Program 2022-2023 Virtual Info Session.

03/03

Cal Poly MA in Educational Leadership & Administration Program 2022-2023 Virtual Info Session

Wednesday, March 3, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

View Educational Leadership & Administration

Register for Educational Leadership & Administration Program 2022-2023 Virtual Info Session.

Graduate Student Association (GSA) Winter Quarter Events:

Zoom Meeting ID: 849 8900 9577
Questions: Email grad@calpoly.edu

 

01/31

GSA Coffee Conversations

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

01/31

GSA Graduate Student Representative (GSR) Information Session

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

02/05

GSA Graduate Student Representative (GSR) Information Session

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

02/11

GSA Graduate Student Representative (GSR) Information Session

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

02/14

GSA Coffee Conversations: Valentine's Day theme

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

02/28

GSA Coffee Conversations

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

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Graduate Recognition

Graduate Education acknowledges and congratulates our award winning graduate students, outstanding graduates, their achievements and academic excellence.

Graduate Recognition