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The Engineering Student Services office provides an inclusive, respectful, and encouraging environment that fosters the retention and graduation of all undergraduate engineering students. Through their advising, Multicultural Engineering ProgramInternational Exchange Program, and Tutoring Program, the Engineering Student Services staff provide comprehensive services to guide and empower students to achieve their goals. 

As a division of Engineering Student Services, the Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP) is an academic support program designed to retain and graduate students who continue to remain underrepresented in engineering. MEP leverages a strong support network to build a community and provide the necessary bridges for students’ academic, personal, and professional success. Visit the MEP website to learn more.

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The Women’s Engineering Program (WEP) supports Cal Poly women engineering students through a variety of academic, leadership, and social activities. WEP’s mission is to recruit and retain women engineering and computer science students by focusing on outreach, on-campus support, and professional preparation objectives. The program connects students to their peers, alumnae, faculty, and industry representatives. 

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to engage in hands-on research while using critical thinking, collaborative, and entrepreneurial skills to help solve major societal challenges. Students work closely with faculty research leads on projects during the 10-week long program and present research findings at a symposium the following school year. Stay tuned for details about the application process!

CPConnect provides interdisciplinary,  project-based opportunities for students, faculty, and donors through the use of innovative, Learn by Doing methodologies that serve as a foundation for launching industry-sponsored projects.

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