In Memoriam

Remembering Cal Poly Students Who Have Passed Away

Nicole A. Scalone

A Celebration of Life event will be held for Nicole on Saturday, July 27 from 1-4 p.m. at the Woodmark Hotel Marina Room in Kirkland, WA.

Please visit the Remembering Nicole Scalone Facebook group. Donations to Nicole's family can be made at:

Michael Kullman

A family and community service will be held for Michael on Sunday, January 13, at 3 p.m. at Grace Bible Church, located at 100 Rodeo Drive, Arroyo Grande.

Cru Cal Poly will host a gathering in honor of Michael on Tuesday, January 8 at 8 p.m. at Chumash Auditorium.

Donations to Michael's family can be made at:


Jordan Grant

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: 

Fundraiser: In Memory of Jordan Grant

Petition: In Memory of Jordan Grant

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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