Cal Poly students have the unique opportunity to be involved in the campus decision-making process. Throughout the academic year, students are appointed to committees and task forces that decide the direction of the University. Students interested in serving on a campuswide committee should contact the ASI Student Government Office, University Union, Room 202, 756-1291.
The Academic Senate is the faculty governing body of the University, representing approximately 1,000 faculty members. The Academic Senate is constituted to formulate and evaluate policy and procedures on academic, fiscal and personnel matters. The work of the Senate is accomplished through its several committees (comprised of approximately 150 faculty, members of administration, and students).
One of six regional associations that the federal government has authorized to accredit institutions of higher learning. Students play a vital role in this accreditation process.