Services & Programs

Advising Services

As a participant in MEP, students have an advisor to assist with academic, career, and personal questions. MEP advisors are trained and work right alongside the Engineering Advising Center. Meeting with your advisor is a great way to make sure you are making academic progress and to clear up any questions or concerns you might have throughout your journey at Cal Poly. Both appointments and drop-in advising are available. 

Appointments are available Monday - Friday. Schedule an appointment with any MEP advisor by stopping by the Engineering Student Services (ESS) front office (40 - 115), calling 805-756-1461, or emailing with your weekly availability. Below are our Fall '18 drop-in hours. Please check in for a drop-in at the ESS front desk in Bldg. 40 - 115:

Meghan's Drop-In Hours Katie's Drop-In Hours Candy's Drop-In Hours

Tuesday, 1 - 3 p.m. 

Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m & 2 - 4 p.m. in BAEC (Bldg. 52 - E07)

Friday, 1 - 3 p.m.

Monday, 1 - 3 p.m.

Tuesday, 1 - 2 p.m. in MCC (UU, 217)

Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m

Thursday, 1 - 3 p.m.

Thursday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Friday, 1 - 3 p.m. 

Book Loan Program

In efforts to enhance resources for its students, the Multicultural Engineering Program provides a Book Loan Program, in which MEP purchases books for select students to use throughout the year with the promise that the students will return these books for others to use within the Engineering Tutoring Lab. To learn more and apply to participate, please visit:


Visit the Engineering Tutoring Lab: Engineering Student Services and MEP collaborate to support the Engineering Tutoring Lab which offers assistance in engineering, math, and science courses. To learn more about the lab, including quarterly drop-in hours, please visit: 

Resume Database

Many members of our Industry Advisory Board want to hire YOU! MEP's resume database is exclusively available for MEP students to submit resumes, and our industry supporters to access. Upload your resume.
note: submitting your resume indicates that you are aware and give permission for industry to access to your personal information, such as your address and phone. Learn more about your FERPA rights here.

First-Year and Transfer Student Support

With the goal of building a network of support from day one, MEP provides numerous programs to link first-year and transfer students with friends and resources on campus. Link here to learn more about the first-year support MEP provides.

Scholarships & Scholarship Programming

MEP students have multiple scholarship opportunities available to them. Corporations as well as MEP itself provide students within a variety of engineering majors both merit and need-based scholarships. Students are typically contacted via email when a scholarship opportunity arises.

Depending on the scholarship opportunity, student eligibility will differ. However, the criteria for students interested in the MEP Scholarship includes the following:

  • Must be a MEP student
  • Must be an engineering or computer science major
  • Must show a commitment to MEP and actively participate in events such as student panels, outreach events, etc.

MEP Chevron Scholarship Recipients 2011 

MEP also provides specialized advising and programming for students affiliated with Cal Poly Scholars and PEEPS scholarship programs.

Industry Connections

MEP has various opportunities for students to connect with Industry professionals and build their network. Please visit our Corporate Connections page for a professional directory of alumni and industry who care about your success. For a list of companies that support the students of MEP, read about our Industry Advisory Board. Learn more about these opportunities by joining our mailing list and by checking out our list of annual events. 

MEP Study Lounge

A 24-hour study room is available to MEP students in Building 40, Room 110. Students use this room as a home base for individual as well as group study. This is also a great place for new students to meet peers with similar interests.  Students will need to swipe their Cal Poly ID and be part of MEP to access the study lounge.

MEP Study Room

MEP Computer Lab

A computer lab is available to MEP students in the MEP Study Lounge (see above), Building 40, Room 110. There are six workstations available as well as access to a printer (please bring your own paper!).

MEP Computer Lab