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Honors Weekly Update: September 27, 2021

Welcome Honors Program Students!!  

It's going to be a FABULOUS year!

A special warm welcome to our incoming freshmen and new transfers. We are excited to you are here!

What is the Honors Weekly Update? Every week we will post information you will want to know—new course offerings, co-curricular opportunities, campus resources, job opportunities and more---so get in the habit of checking it every week.

You can find the Honors Weekly Update link on Honors Website. It's a widget at the bottom of the Home page. Be sure to bookmark the website where you will find lots of helpful information.

And follow us on Instagram and Facebook! Here we will post information about upcoming events and more.

Check out the Honors Commons!

The Honors Commons is located on the 5th Floor of the Library (room 510). It's open:
Monday 9am to 3pm
Tuesday - Friday: 9am to 4pm
It's a great space to study, work at the computers, print or just hang out and relax. Stop by anytime during open hours! 

Looking for Honors advising?

Peer Advising:
You can have your questions answered by our wonderful Student Assistants. They will be available in person (in the Honors Commons) and on zoom every week this quarter. Find out the Peer Advising Schedule on the honors website. They are here to support you! 
Dr. J's Office Hours:
Office: 35-510A
In Person Office Hours: Thursdays 9-11am
Zoom Office Hours:

Planning your schedule for the year?

Use the Tentative Course Offerings link to see what Honors courses will be offered this year.


Consider becoming a Intergroup Dialogue Facilitator to fulfill your Co-curricular experience (Teaching/Mentoring) requirement!

This Fall 2021 quarter the campus is offering both a virtual offering and one in person. Use the bar code below to sign up. If you complete the training and are selected to become a facilitator you can use this experience to fulfill your Honors Co-Curricular Experience (Teaching/Mentoring).  


Volunteers needed for our Food Pantry Garden October 16th!

Did you know that the Honors Program takes part in a community garden that provides produce for Cal Poly's Food Pantry? WE NEED YOUR HELP! October 16th is our first Garden Workday! This is a day full of plant education, plant propagation, community building, and, of course, sustainability!

We will begin at 10am Saturday, October 16th on the grass outside the health center by the rock wall. Come dressed in something comfortable and something that you're not afraid to get a little dirty! Don't forget your water! Gardening gloves will be provided for volunteers. 

If you can't make it on October 16th but you want to get more involved in the  Garden, please submit the Food Pantry Garden Interest Form. The Food Pantry Garden is managed by our very own Honors student, Chad McCormick (BMED, 3rd YR).


Looking for campus COVID-19 information?

Find campus information and requirements on Cal Poly's Coronavirus webiste.

Vaccination Data

RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS 8,098 7,783 96.1%
NON-RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS 14,353 13,158 91.7%
ALL STUDENTS 22,451 20,941 93.3%
FACULTY & STAFF 3,328 2,845 85.5%

Data reflects students enrolled in the current term. Numbers are updated Mondays and Wednesdays. Last update 9/22/21.

Explore Student Diversity & Belonging events & resources!

The mission of Student Diversity & Belonging is to support and empower students experiencing marginalization, through intersectional advocacy and cultural connections to build a more just and equitable Cal Poly community. 

If you are thinking of pursuing a health-related career (e.g. medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, public health) check out Cal Poly’s Pre-Health Career Advising website. Click on the Careers tab for information about prereqs for specific professional programs.

Check out what's happening at Career Services THIS WEEK!

Don't miss the workshops and events to prepare you for your profession or graduate school. Click on the Career Services website.

Need someone to talk to?

Reach out to Cal Poly's Counseling Services. They are there to support your emotional health and well being!


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