College of Science and Mathematics
COSAM Ambassadors are the links between the college, its faculty and students, alumni, parents, industry and the local community. Ambassadors volunteer for the organization because they enjoy sharing the amazing Learn by Doing opportunities that take place in the college with current and prospective students, alumni, parents, college supporters and community members by giving tours and participating in both college and university-wide events.
CSM Student Council
The College of Science and Mathematics Council provides a line of communication between students and student organizations in the college and its faculty.
Women in Science Society is a club focused on building a community among women pursuing a career in STEM through social, professional, and academic events, as well as connecting members with opportunities for career experience and extracurriculars both on and off campus.
We are an online women's STEM magazine uniting journalism, business, and STEM majors. We create a space for women in STEM to be celebrated as well as developing content that focus on research and innovations that specifically impact women.
Cal Poly One Health Club
One Health Club focuses on learning about the integration of human, environmental, and animal health. One health is an up and coming interdisciplinary field, join our club to learn more about it and get involved in the community!
Biological Sciences Department
We see opportunities to reshape medicine as future physicians. Our vision is a world where health care is accessible, medicine is affordable and systems support the diversity we see around us. We’re the next generation of physicians, leaders and change agents. Seventy years strong, with roughly 30,000 active members all across the globe, AMSA is a student-led, national association that exists to cultivate, inspire and inform medical students. We do this by offering students what many medical schools don’t provide: the vital skills needed to lead and listen; and a safe place to explore, reflect and become the kind of physician who thinks beyond drugs and diagnoses. The kind of physician who makes a difference. The kind of physician you want to become.
American Medical Women's Association
An organization that brings women together who wish to pursue a career in the health-care industry.
American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
We are the Cal Poly branch of the national club that was founded in 1906. ASBMB is focused on research, teaching, outreach, and promoting diversity. We are a great place for those looking to be involved in undergrad research and looking to get involved in their local community here in SLO.
Beta Beta Beta
The Biotechnology Club educates members about the wide application of biotechnology in industrial, medical, and agricultural fields. Club activities consist mostly of listening to guest speakers from the biotechnology industry and getting hands-on experience by touring their facilities. Club members are also involved in the Biology Department tutoring that is under the direction of Tri-Beta. Throughout the school year, the club organizes trips to biotechnology companies. Past tours include Microbiology Lab at French Hospital, Baileyana Winery, MedImmune, Promega, and Santa Cruz Biotechnology. Future tours include Genentech, Baxter, and Central Coast Pathology.
A resource group for students who are interested in learning about genetic counseling.
The Marine Sciences Club aims to unite people across all disciplines who have a passion for all fields of marine sciences.
Neuroscience Undergraduate Society
Cal Poly's Neuroscience Undergraduate Society is a place where students may grow their interests in the neurosciences through participation in various club events. We hope to facilitate the learning process with club events that are both exciting and thought-provoking.
Plant Science Club
Our purpose of this organization is to provide a source of information to educate and prepare students about the field of dentistry and various aspects of the dental profession.
Wildlife club brings together all animal and nature loving people with fun socials, live animals, backpacking trips, and hikes. We also are a pre-professional club who works to connect anyone who is interested in working in the wildlife field with opportunities to get experience and network.
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
Alpha Chi Sigma brothers are passionate about the chemical sciences, but we are of all majors. As a group we are extremely involved within the College of Math and Science at Cal Poly: Many of our members are undergraduate researchers, study session or workshop leaders, and tutors.
The American Chemical Society is a place for students who love chemistry to come together and to connect with the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department along with the general SLO community. The club aims to provide members with the support and resources to become successful chemists in the modern world.
We aim to connect students who are interested in learning more about the field of pharmacology, creating a social network of students who can support each other to reach their goals. It is a way to get involved on campus, to give back to our community, and gain hands-on experience in a pharmacy.
Kinesiology and Public Health Department
The Kinesiology Club is run by the Kinesiology and Public Health Student Council. We hope to connect all Kinesiology and Public Health students and faculty and we strive to provide students and faculty with both fun and informational events that will enrich their time at Cal Poly.
Nursing / PA Club
We are a club for pre-Nursing and pre-PA students to learn more about the both professions, listen to guest speakers, such as current nurses, PAs and doctors, as well as admission directors from various schools, and how prepare for applying to schools. If you're still unsure about who we are, please join us at our first meeting! We understand that many students may be in between the two professions, and we are here to provide any additional guidance in addition to all the other supplemental activities we have planned.
Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy
PolyFit is a student-run organization whose members are passionate about health care. PolyFit provides both students and community members with assessments to measure personal health and strength. Our main purpose at PolyFit is to encourage healthy lifestyles and personal health awareness. As students interested in health care, we aim to promote healthy lifestyle choices and to increase self-awareness of the risks for cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other detrimental chronic diseases associated with sedentary lifestyles. Our student staff is specially trained to deliver these tests in a confidential manner.
Public Health Club
The Public Health Club is sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology and Public Health. The overarching goal of the Public Health Club is to bring students, staff and faculty with an interest in public health, healthy lifestyles, or community health together.
Liberal Studies Department
SCTA is a professional organization for college students in California who are pursuing careers in education.
Educators of Color is a student-run organization for current and aspiring educators at Cal Poly.
Association for Women in Mathematics
A society that aims to support women and minorities in mathematics and to influence the culture of mathematics as a whole. AWM focuses on creating a community within the mathematics department that is dedicated to equality, inclusivity, and supporting its members.
Math Club brings people together for social events throughout the year, as well as great opportunities to get involved in the math department. We're open to math majors, math minors, and anyone else interested in having fun!
CPAS hosts a fun environment to learn about the wonders of our universe.
Minorities in Physics
The purpose of the Minorities in Physics Club is to act as a resource and provide a space for physics students to engage in discussion of issues regarding diversity and inclusivity such that their collective voice is represented and they become empowered in their ability to thrive in academia.
Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society)
Sigma Pi Sigma serves to promote professionalism for all physics majors through resume reviews and research showcase events. We serve to honor high achieving physics students and support them in their cause of advancing science
Society of Physics Students (SPS) at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo is the local chapter of SPS National. The organization is dedicated to the professional and social experiences and success of the physics student body.
The Women in Physics club at Cal Poly, SLO is a group dedicated to women entering the field of physics. As a club, we are here to provide a network and sense of community for young women at the university as well as participate in networking, outreach, and social club events.
We are Cal Poly's student connection to the growing field of data science through supplementary education, competition, and corporate outreach.
A social club for stat enthusiasts to talk about stats, get to know internship opportunities, and get to know each other.