General FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

The CPE Office is physically located in Building 20A Room 215.

You can call or email the office | (805) 756-1229 or cpe@calpoly.edu.

The Director typically holds office hours during the academic school year. You can check on available times by reviewing the faculty office hours list in the Computer Engineering Program Canvas page in your portal. (You will need to log into your portal for the link to work.)

CPE Canvas Page for Students

A faculty advisor is a professor with whom you can talk with about your academic courses/plans at Cal Poly.

Students can choose any member of the CPE faculty as their advisor. However, if a student is unsure, we provide a list with assignment by last name to help students choose. 

This list is posted in the Computer Engineering Program Canvas page in your portal. (You will need to log into your portal for the link to work.)

CPE Canvas Page for Students

The Office of the Registrar has created an E-form students may use to initiate this request. Select Petition for Major or Support Course Substitution/Exception from the drop down menu.

Office of the Registrar – Substitution E-Form

The Office of the Registrar processes a variety of forms for students including Time Conflict, Catalog Change, Expected Graduation Change, Audits or Late Appeal. Please visit the Office of the Registrar Forms section for more information about how to submit these different forms.

Office of the Registrar Forms

You can start by taking a look at the roster of clubs closely affiliated with the CPE major in the Club & Organizations section of our website. You can also select a club by reviewing the ASI Club Directory.

CPE Club & Student Organizations

ASI Club Directory