Experience College

Enrolled Student Information

Now that you’ve adjusted to life at college and San Luis Obispo, the International Center and advisors from the International Students & Scholars office are here to support you.

Maintain visa status

Review information on maintaining visa status for enrolled students.


Familiarize yourself with employment opportunities for international students both on- and off-campus.

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Cal Poly Administration building

Financial Aid Sources

Get more information about financial and scholarship resources for international students.

Visa Status

Visa regulations must be followed during your stay in the United States. Observe and abide by the F-1 or J-1 regulations to avoid problems that may hinder or interrupt your studies at Cal Poly.
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If you are traveling outside the United States, including short trips to Mexico and Canada, you must meet the entry requirements of the country you wish to visit in addition to the U.S. requirements for re-entry.