Financial Aid and Scholarships

Campus Resources

Assistance from Cal Poly Pomona doesn't stop at the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships. You have many resources available that you can access at nearly any time. Please take a look below and take advantage of programs at Cal Poly Pomona.  

The Cal Poly Pomona Broncos Care - Basic Needs Program is a comprehensive, campus-wide program that identifies and immediately serves some of Cal Poly Pomona's most at-risk students, which include our displaced students, food insecure students, and students experiencing an emergency or crisis. 


Poly Pantry

The Poly Pantry provides access to food and basic necessities and referrals to campus and community-based resources. The Pantry is available to all who feel they are in need. As a customer-choice pantry, individuals are empowered to shop for what they need and want, in order to meet their dietary needs. 


Meal Assistance Program 

The Meal Assistance program can temporarily assist students with food insecurity while more permanent resources are found. Through the program, students can receive an allotted amount of meal swipes to be used at the campus dining hall, meal points and/or a campus meal point gift card that can be used at any dining facility on campus.  


Student Emergency Grant 

The Basic Needs Emergency Grants support student success by providing a one-time grant of up to $500 to assist with an unforeseen emergency, crisis, or catastrophic event. The aim of the Grant program is to serve students in a timely manner with quick access to the funds. 


Short-term Emergency Housing 

The Short-Term Emergency Housing Assistance Program provides students experiencing housing instability and displacement with temporary University Housing Services (UHS) to ensure a student’s safety and wellbeing as they acquire permanent and secure housing. Placement in the Short-Term Emergency Housing is no longer than a two (1-2) week stay, pending space availability.

The various campus resources listed below provide a variety of services, resources, and support to students on the Cal Poly Pomona campus.



CalFresh is a nutrition assistance program that you might be eligible for. You can use CalFresh at local farmers' markets and grocery stores. 


Career Center 

The Career Center guides students through the process of educational, career and personal discovery in preparing them for success in the global workforce. 


Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 

CAPS offers counseling for students who are struggling with issues such as stress, anxiety, loss of motivation, depression, family and social relationships, romantic relationships, life transitions, sexuality, grief, or sexual assault.


Dream Resource Center (Undocumented Student Services)  

The Dream Resource Center provides services, resources, and support to undocumented students on the Cal Poly Pomona campus. They assist with setting appointments for legal advice from on-campus attorneys; advising and wellness support; academic and financial aid/scholarship guidance; workshops and programs specific to undocumented students and their needs; ally training and workshops; computer and printing access. 


Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) 

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at Cal Poly Pomona is dedicated to serving first-generation, historically low-income students by providing access and equity to higher education. 


Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers 

The Cultural Centers at Cal Poly Pomona provide resources, programs, workshops, referrals, group support and opportunities for personal and academic growth. 


Pregnant and Parenting Students 

The Division of Student Affairs has several support services specifically designed to help parenting students on campus. 


Student Health and Wellness Center 

The Student Health and Wellness Center offers a wide variety of services at little to no cost to students. 


Veterans Resource Center  

The Veterans Resource Center was established to support the personal and academic success of Cal Poly Pomona’s student veterans.  The Center serves as a central resource for information, support, guidance, and community.

Among some of the services that are offered to our student veterans and dependents are access to computers and free printing; peer support, counseling, and guidance; connection with other veterans; career workshops and events; scholarship opportunities.