The University Library reopened Wednesday, one day after a 5.4-magnitude earthquake rocked the campus. On the first and second floors, it was business as usual. The third through sixth floors remain closed while library staff members reorganized and re-shelved the tens of thousands of books that fell.
After Tuesday morning's earthquake, the university reviewed all buildings on campus. Please rest assured that Cal Poly Pomona facilities have been evaluated and are safe. Immediately following the temblor, we closed both the tower and classroom side of the CLA Building as a precaution and had a seismic specialist review the building's safety. The report from the consultant stated that the CLA Building is structurally sound and safe for use.
All university buildings have been evaluated and deemed safe following a 5.4-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, July 29, at 11:42 a.m. The university will return to business as usual Wednesday, July 30.
Cal Poly Pomona was rocked by a 5.8 magnitude earthquake about 11:45 a.m. (Pacific time) on Tuesday, July 29. According to early reports, the epicenter of the quake was Chino Hills. At this time, the full extent of injuries and damages at the university are not available. Early reports show no one was injured, and minor damages in buildings throughout campus. The university remains open at this time, and is reviewing its operations and assessing damages.
Cal Poly Pomona is open after a 5.4-magnitude earthquake rocked the campus around 11:42 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29. However, the CLA Building 98 (Tower and Classroom) and the University Library have been closed for the remainder of the day. Classes held in the CLA building have been cancelled. Finals scheduled in the CLA building will be rescheduled.
Nearly 4,000 incoming freshmen and transfer students are attending new student orientation this summer to find out what it's like being a member of the Bronco family.