Writing and Learning Initiatives

Optimizing academic support and achievement

Tutoring Hours

 

Kennedy Library, Room 111C
Sundays 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mondays  10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Tuesdays 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wednesdays 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Thursdays 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fridays 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturdays Closed
PolyCanyon Village knowledge center
Sundays Closed
Mondays 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Tuesdays 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Thursdays 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm 
Fridays Closed
Saturdays Closed
Cerro Vista Study Lounge
Sundays Closed
Mondays Closed
Tuesdays 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Wednesdays Closed
Thursdays 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Fridays Closed
Saturdays Closed
yakʔitʸutʸu Community Center
Sundays Closed
Mondays 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tuesdays Closed
Wednesdays 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Thursdays Closed
Fridays Closed
Saturdays Closed

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Winter Quarter At-a-Glance

  • Take advantage of free tutoring from January 3 to March 16.

     
  • Enroll in supplemental workshops for science and math courses by the registration deadline on January 12, 2022.
     

  • Sign up for Study Sessions by the end of week six.
     

  • Enroll in UNIV 401 before the registration deadline to complete the GWR Portfolio.

Academic Preparation and Placement

Cal Poly adheres to the CSU's placement practice, which evaluates multiple measures of pre-college academic performance to determine placement in first-year English and math courses. Cal Poly also offers summer support courses in compliance with the CSU's Early Start Program to help incoming first-year students prepare for a successful college experience. More information is available on the Academic Preparation and Placement webpage

Academic Support

The Writing and Learning Initiatives Office offers a comprehensive menu of academic resources designed to ensure optimal educational opportunities for diverse student populations: peer consultants offer free tutoring in any course or subject, peer-led supplemental workshops and study sessions provide support for STEM-specific courses, and the online Study Strategies Library offers a collection of resources to help you achieve your learning goals. More information is available on the Academic Support Programs webpage

Graduation Writing Requirement

All degree-seeking Cal Poly students, including a Master's degree or teaching credential, must fulfill the GWR. Undergraduate students must complete 90 units before they can attempt to fulfill the requirement and should do so before the senior year. The two pathways to GWR completion are 1) in an approved upper-division course and 2) via the GWR Portfolio. More information is available on the GWR webpage