About Us

Mission Statement

Orfalea Student Services Empowers future global business leaders to forge their unique path to success. We cultivate a dynamic and inclusive environment that supports student needs through advising, mentoring, and connection to industry. We deliver comprehensive programming that encourages exploration, leadership, and exposure beyond the classroom, resulting in career ready graduates who add value to industry and the community.


Services Provided:

  • Academic Advising and planning courses towards graduation
  • Interpretation of curriculum, concentrations, and online advising tools
  • Strategies for how to be successful academically
  • Study abroad, change of major, career, and internship advising
  • Enrollment management and student communications
  • Quarterly advising workshops, events, and programs focused on advising and student success
  • Forms related to student’s degree progress
  • Liaison to campus advising (ie: graduation initiatives and centralized academic support programming)
  • BUS 100 Student Orientation and College Success: a 2 unit course to assist students with transitioning to Cal Poly, begin career and concentration exploration, and develop a four-year plan
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Career and Internship Support
  • Ambassadors Program