Contact Us

Mechanical Engineering Department

Building 13, Room 254
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA  93407

Office Hours: 8am-12pm, 1-5pm

Phone: 805-756-1334
Fax: 805-756-1137

Faculty and Staff Offices

Visiting Us

Visits can be made to the Department, the College of Engineering, and/or the University.

To schedule a meeting with Dr. Widmann, the Department Chair, please call the department office 805-756-1334 or contact us through email at

To schedule a tour of the College of Engineering, see the College of Engineering Tours page on the College of Engineering Website. These tours are led by one of the college's Engineering Ambassadors.

To schedule a University tour, please refer to the Visitor Page.

Parking Information

Parking permits can be obtained at the Visitor Information Center at the south entrance to the campus. General use parking permits can be purchased at several vending machines placed in the larger lots on campus. All directions below are intended to route you to the Visitor Information Center at the south entrance to the campus.

Parking permits are required Monday - Thursday, 7:00 am - 10:00 pm and on Fridays from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm during Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters. (During summer quarter and academic breaks permits are required Monday - Friday, 7:00 am until 5:00 pm.) All other parking rules and regulations are enforced 7 days per week, 24 hrs. per day.

Additional parking information can be found at the
Parking Services web site.