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Cal Poly Pomona has made great progress in planning for the conversion to the semester calendar in Fall 2018. During the past academic year, faculty have completed the majority of the work in curriculum development, while staff have helped to establish project timelines and objectives for the next three years.
“I would like to thank all the faculty and staff for all the considerable work they’ve accomplished, allowing the project to be on schedule,” says Semester Conversion Director Francelina Neto. “We’ve had a successful first year, and will continue making good progress.”
April 15, 2015 -- Cal Poly Pomona will host two forums for students on semester conversion.
The events will be held on Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, May 6 from noon to 1 p.m. in Ursa Major.
The university plans to convert to the semester calendar in Fall 2018. The forums will give students the opportunity to learn more about the process and how the change might affect them.
February 28, 2014 -- Dr. Francelina Neto, chair of the Department of Civil Engineering, has been named by Provost Marten denBoer as director of the semester conversion initiative. Neto will chair the University Semester Conversion Steering Committee and oversee the university’s conversion from a quarter- to a semester-based system. Working with numerous individuals, groups, and offices across campus, she will lead the development and execution of a detailed semester conversion plan.
December 10, 2013 -- In an effort to put all 23 CSU campuses on a similar calendar, Cal Poly Pomona is among six CSU campuses that will be converting to the semester system. The calendar conversion will better align the university with other CSUs and community colleges. In addition, the semester system will provide for deeper more meaningful projects, richer learning experiences, and extended time for mentoring relationships between students and faculty.