Advising & Resources

For most students, advisors are assigned on an individual basis.

Find your advisor.

For students on Academic Probation, your advisor is determined by the first letter of your last name:

First Letter of Last Name Advisor
A-H Andrew Davol
I-P Jim LoCascio
Q-Z Jim Widmann

Your ME faculty advisor is available to assist you with questions regarding specific ME courses. Drop by your faculty office during office hours to find out more! Advisors are assigned according to your last name.

Mechanical Engineering Information
ME General Information, Curriculum Sheets and Flowcharts

Prospective Student Information
Information for students considering coming to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Cal Poly Academic Programs
Contains Cal Poly catalogs and all Cal Poly course descriptions in alphabetical order. Includes EPT, ELM, MAPE, and GWR Info.

Advising Center
Provides information regarding University and College services, policies, and procedures. Academic and administrative policies, automatic course substitutions, and catalog changes are posted on their website. Office hours, scheduling appointments, and links to other informative home pages are included on the Advising Center Home Page. You'll find information on:

  • Academic Probation
  • Administrative Probation and Minimum Progress
  • Admissions (preparation for transfer students)
  • Advising (faculty and Advising Center staff)
  • Catalog Changes (for majors within the College of Engineering)
  • Changing Majors
  • College of Engineering Advising Procedures
  • Minors and Double Majors
  • Reentering Engineering Students
  • Technical Electives
  • Withdrawal Policies

Computing Information 
Details on laptop accessibility and discounts.

Job-Seeking Information
Gives advice, links, etc. about job opportunities.

Free and Low-Cost Software Information
Lists links to helpful downloads.