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Registration appointments can be found on your Student Center homepage. They are a specialized time for you to add and edit classes. 

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I found it quite easy to discuss my issues and find a solution and explanation to it. It was a wonderful experience and I honestly love popping into Mustang Success Zoom Calls, despite the long wait, because I know I will be finding solutions quickly and I will be approached

  —First Time Freshmen Fall 2020

It was a great meeting and my advisor showed great respect for my needs to succeed academically.

  —First Time Freshmen Fall 2020

I was quickly given a breakout room and the advisor I met with was my Scholar Mentor - a perfect coincidence. Not only did I get to talk with him 1:1, but I also received help for the issues I was having.

  —First Time Freshmen Cal Poly Scholar Fall 2020

Mustang Success Center BannerThe Mustang Success Center serves as a first year advising center for freshmen of all majors.

Availability for virtual drop-ins & in-person appointments: 
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases and staffing challenges, we will be offering all services virtually until January 24th. 

Virtual Drop-ins

Click here to join the queue and the zoom link will be shared in the response message.

 Any student in the queue before it closes will be seen by an advisor. 


*Mac users please make sure screen share is enabled for zoom. 

In-Person 20 minute appointments

20-minute appointments available 2 days in advance. (On Saturday the Monday appointments will appear, on Sunday the Tuesday appointments will appear, etc.).  

Call our office to inquire about same day appointment options


Click here to schedule your in-person appointment.

Please check in for your appointment in Building 52-D37 with your campus pass ready and your mask on in accordance with campus guidelines.


If you are feeling sick (covid or not) please use virtual drop-in.

Email & Phone

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Phone - 805-756-6211

We do our best to return all emails & calls within 1 business day

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    First Year Advising Center Mission

    The Mustang Success Center provides an inclusive environment that supports first time freshmen students with their transition and integration into Cal Poly. The center’s staff provides accessible academic advising that guides students to clear pathways of success and timely graduation. 

    Through individual appointments, group advising sessions, and workshops, the advisors help students: 

    • Understand University policies and procedures 
    • Offer a full range of proactive academic services 
    • Refer students to appropriate campus resources 
    • Provide leadership in coordinating College and University programs that support student success. 








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