In Memoriam

Remembering Cal Poly Students Who Have Passed Away

The university will hold a memorial service for Jordan Grant, a first-year computer engineering student, on Oct. 10 at 5 p.m. in the University Union Plaza.  All are welcome to attend. 

Please visit and share the following fundraiser and petition created by Jordan's family: 

Community Support

When a student passes away, the Office of the Dean of Students serves as the campus liaison for families, friends and the Cal Poly community. We are here to support all members of the Mustang family during times of mourning.

Our support includes:

  • Organizing grief support for impacted students, faculty and staff
  • Providing guidance and resources for families of students
  • Notifying appropriate university officials
  • Assisting with the development of memorial funds or donations
  • Coordinating university memorial services

If you are seeking support or are made aware of a student death, please contact our office at 805-756-0327 or

Counseling Services

Cal Poly is here to support you. Counseling services are available for students 24/7 by calling 805-756-2511 or visiting

Counseling services are also available for Cal Poly employees and their families through the Employee Assistance Program. To speak with a counselor, please call their 24-hour support hotline at 800-367-7474. More information can be found at

In these times of loss, please know that we care about each of you. If there are other ways in which we can support you, please contact the Office of the Dean of Students at 805-756-0327 or

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