Prospective Students


Are you a current high school student considering engineering? Would you like to learn more about student life and engineering at Cal Poly Pomona?

Our CPP WE Ambassador Program connects you to current Cal Poly Pomona female engineering students.  If you are interested in learning more about student life and what is it like to be an engineering student at CPP, please email us at and we will connect you to a current student.

For admissions and tour information, please contact the Admissions & Outreach Office at (909) 869-5299


CPP WE offers First Time Freshmen the opportunity to live in a themed community dedicated to women in engineering.  As part of the Theme Living Communities, Palmitas Hall has dedicated a wing to female engineering students!  Residents develop a supportive community of women who potentially share the same courses and interests.  For more information please click here

Meet Our Students

At the College of Engineering you will meet amazing female students who will offer a supportive community to help you succeed. 

Charisse Garrido

Civil Engineering


  • President, Society of Women Engineers
  • Ambassador, CPP Women in Engineering
  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Member, Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society
  • Member, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
  • Young Leaders in Engineering Scholarship Recipient
  • Filipino American Society of Architects and Engineers (FASAE) Southern California Isidoro Alimento Scholarship Recipient

Melissa Hilsabeck

Civil Engineering


  • President, Phi Sigma Rho Sorority
  • Ambassador, CPP Women in Engineering
  • Mentor, Society of Women Engineers
  • Presentation Captain and Paddler, ASCE Concrete Canoe Team
  • CPP Salsa Dance Team


Sevanne Calle
Mechanical Engineering

  • CPP WE Ambassador Coordinator, Outreach Training Coordinator
  • Outreach Chair, Society of Women Engineers
  • General Electric Foundation¬†Scholarship Recipient
  • YES Program Coordinator

To learn more about the College of Engineering at Cal Poly Pomona and why Bronco Engineers are in high demand please see our college brochure:

Dream Big. Love What You Do (pdf)

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