A Helpful Guide to My Cal Poly Portal 2021

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My Cal Poly Portal helpful guide

My Cal Poly Portal connects California Polytechnic State University students, staff, and faculty to campus apps and information. The student Portal requires a Cal Poly username and password for access.

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Once logged in, you can find quick links to campus apps like PolyLearn and Canvas, manage your personal information, access email & calendar, and receive important campus notifications.

Students must also log in to My Cal Poly portal to pay tuition and register for classes.

How to log into cal poly portal

The My Cal Poly Portal will prompt you to re-enter your Cal Poly username and password after 30 minutes. To log in;

  1. Go to the My Cal Poly Portal at myportal.calpoly.edu
  2. Enter your Cal Poly username.
  3. Then enter your password.
  4. Click the Login button.
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my cal poly portal

A Cal Poly account is issued to every student, staff, faculty, and member of the Cal Poly community. It’s the key to accessing university resources, like the My Cal Poly Portal, Email & Calendar, and WiFi, among others.

Your Cal Poly username is the same as your email address, and your password must meet complex password requirements. To keep your account secure, you are required to use multi-factor authentication (MFA) to verify your identity when you log in and change your password annually.

How to update your address in my cal poly portal

You can change your current physical residence or your mailing address in the portal.

  • Go to the My Cal Poly Portal > Personal Info tab > Personal Info > My Info portlet.
  • To update your Current Physical Residence or your Mailing Address, click the Edit link next to the appropriate address.
  • Follow the prompts to update your address.

How to reset your cal poly forgotten password

If you can’t access your Cal Poly account, it is either temporarily locked, or you need to reset your password.

If you have forgotten your password:

  1. Log in to the Cal Poly Password Manager.
  2. Enter your Cal Poly username and click the Go button.
  3. Click on Re-activate your account by answering your security questions.
  4. Answer the three security questions. Click the Next button.
  5. Enter your new password, then retype the new password for verification. Click the Next button.
  6. Either set new security questions and answers or check the Keep my previous answers box. Click the Next button.
  7. Register your cell phone # for PolyAlert or check the Opt-Out button, if you don’t want to receive campus emergency notifications. Click the Next button.
  8. Check the boxes to agree to the Responsible Use and Campus Policy and the Confidentiality-Security Agreement. Click the Agree button.
  9. Click the Finish button.

How to reset a known password

If you know your current Cal Poly password and it has not expired:

  1. Log in to the My Cal Poly Portal.
  2. Go to the Personal Info tab > Cal Poly Password > click the Change Password button.
  3. Enter your old or temporary password – the password used to log into the My Cal Poly portal.
  4. Enter your new password, then retype the new password for verification. Click the Next button.
  5. Answer the three security questions. Click the Next button.
  6. Register your cell phone # for PolyAlert or check the Opt-Out button, if you don’t want to receive campus emergency notifications. Click the Next button.
  7. Check the boxes to agree to the Responsible Use and Campus Policy and the Confidentiality-Security Agreement. Click the Agree button.
  8. Click the Finish button.

Frequently asked questions

What is your Cal Poly username?

Your Cal Poly username is the unique identifier that associates your Cal Poly account with a broad range of campus services. Your Cal Poly email address is your Cal Poly username + @calpoly.edu, for example, jmustang@calpoly.edu.

What is Cal Poly password?

Go to the Personal Info tab > Cal Poly Password > click the Change Password button. Enter your old or temporary password – the password used to log into the My Cal Poly portal. Enter your new password, then retype the new password for verification. Click the Next button.

How do I check my grades on the Cal Poly portal?

Enter my.calpoly.edu in the address line and select Enter. Enter your Cal Poly User Name and Password and select Login. This brings you to the Home page or tab. Select the Academics tab.

How do I log in to my Cal Poly email?

To access your Cal Poly email using your browser, log in to the My Cal Poly Portal > My Apps > Email & Calendar.

Use your device to access your Cal Poly Office 365 mail and calendar. For the most consistent experience, the Outlook web or desktop client is recommended. There is minimal support for Mac Mail.

How do I check my application status for Cal Poly?

If you apply to Cal Poly, you will be notified of your admission status on the My CalPoly portal and via email. Your MyCalPoly portal is the first place to see your decision.

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