Clubs and Student organizations

Women Involved in Software and Hardware
( WISH )

WISH (Women Involved in Software and Hardware) is a club that was founded by females of the Computer Science Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, in 2007. We host industry tech talks, provide mentoring and organize a number of social events.

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Hack4Impact Cal Poly

Hack4Impact is a multi-disciplinary team of Cal Poly students dedicated to developing software for local nonprofit organizations in order to help them better serve their communities. Visit us at

Cal Poly Linux Users Group

We are CPLUG, the Cal Poly Linux Users Group. We’re both users and fans on the GNU/Linux Operating System, and we want you to be too. We have regular talks and meetings, as well as social events when the opportunity arises. Membership is easy and free.

Cal Poly Game Development Club
( CPGD )

The Cal Poly Game Development Club (CPGD) is a student chapter of the IGDA (International Game Development Association.) CPGD’s vision is threefold: community, development, and advocacy.

Cal poly App dev club

Welcome to the Cal Poly Mobile App Development Club! We are dedicated to working with students to build mobile apps for various platforms and learn about real-world experience from professionals in the industry.

CP Security education club (formerly white hat)

CP Security Education Club (formerly known as White Hat) is the cyber security and hacking club at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Our mission is to provide the tools, knowledge, skills and resources to make the internet a safer place by protecting personal computers, private data and information systems.

Color Coded

The mission of Color Coded is to support the academic and professional success of underrepresented minority groups in tech, with an emphasis on supporting students who identify as Black, Latinx, and/or Native American at the California Polytechnic State University.

cal poly robotics club

We are a project-based multidisciplinary club focused on exploring robotics by building creations from our wildest imaginations. Some of our flagship projects include the underwater remotely operated vehicle, a functional life-size replica of the Star Wars BB-8 droid, and an autonomous golf cart. All majors are welcome, and no experience is required. Come down to our club room in building 197 room 102 to learn with robots!

Cal poly ux club
( cpux )

Human-Computer Interaction is an extremely interdisciplinary discipline whose focus is how humans interact with computers. Research in this field incorporates skills from Communications, Psychology, Ergonomics, Computer Science, and many more disciplines. The goal of this group is to bring together those at Cal Poly interested in this field for the purpose of networking, sharing resources, and more!

SLO Hacks

SLO Hacks organizes hackathon and workshop events year-round dedicated towards building an inclusive hacker community and environment that empowers students with the necessary tools to dream, code, and build projects that power a better tomorrow.

Computer science and artificial intelligence ( Csai )

CSAI is a space where students come together to explore, research, and develop all things AI. Our platform encourages learning, collaboration, and growth through workshops, discussions, and guest leaders. We hope to foster an inclusive, supportive, and driven community and expand our members' understanding of the field of AI and computer science.

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