Bias Incident Response Team

The Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT) works to support and provide resources to those who report and/or witness acts of bias in our campus community. In accordance with California State University Executive Orders 1096 and 1097, the team will refer alleged incidents to the appropriate campus administrators for review and follow-up, in addition to offering available resource services and support.

Commitment to Community

Cal Poly is committed to maintaining a broad and inclusive community that values diversity and fosters tolerance and mutual respect, in which all members embrace core values of academic excellence, open inquiry, free expression and diversity. Membership in the Cal Poly community is consistent with the highest principles of shared governance, social and environmental responsibility, engagement and integrity.

We embrace and encourage our community differences in age, disability, race or ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran or military status, and other characteristics that make our community unique. All community members have the right to participate fully in Cal Poly’s programs and activities free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation (bias).

Dean of Students

Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students promotes student development and leadership; enhances student success and retention; and facilitates a respectful and inclusive campus.

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Diversity

Diversity and Inclusion

The Office of University Diversity and Inclusivity is committed to making excellence inclusive by embedding diversity and educational equity in all aspects of the university.

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Title IX

Title IX

Title IX protects students, employees and third-parties from discrimination based on sex, gender and sexual orientation in education programs and activities.

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University Police

University Police

Cal Poly’s University Police Department promotes a safe and secure learning environment by enforcing laws, preserving the peace, maintaining order and providing professional services.

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Ombuds

Student Ombuds Services

The Office of Student Ombuds Services offers a safe place for students to go for assistance in resolving any university related issue, concern, conflict or complaint.

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