Author Archives: Dana Ekhtiar

Learning Resource Center Tutoring Hours

Tutoring at The Learning Resource Center will resume on Monday, Oct. 5. Services will be available Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tutoring will continue to be offered by appointment, walk-in and online. For more information, contact the Learning Resource Center, located in the University Library, on the 2nd floor (rooms 2919 and 2921), call (909) 869-3502 or

Fall 2015 Newsletter from Bronco Bookstore

The Fall 2015 of Bronco Bookstore’s ‘Faculty Updates’ newsletter is now available on the Faculty Resources page of the bookstore website. Learn about the new e-book platform powering our Jumpbooks e-books, and why an upcoming construction project in the bookstore makes it more important than ever to turn course materials requisitions on time. For more information, visit

Bronco Bookstore Textbook Refund Deadlines

The last day to return fall quarter textbooks for a full refund is Sept. 30, regardless of the reason. Students must have their Bronco Bookstore receipt or web order confirmation. The Bronco Bookstore is open that day until 7:30 p.m. The refund deadline for dropped classes is Oct. 7. A receipt and proof of a dropped class are required. The bookstore is open until 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 7. Students who think they may end up dropping a class should not open or register access codes (examples: Connect, MyLab, Homework Manager, MathZone, CengageNow, WebAssign, Webtutor), as opened codes are nonrefundable. Visit for more information on the bookstore’s refund

Bronco Bookstore Textbook Department will be Closed for Inventory

Bronco Bookstore is conducting our quarterly textbook inventory Friday, Oct. 3. The 2nd floor will be closed to customers that day. Students who have not yet purchased textbooks or course materials that are needed for mid-terms should make sure to purchase them before the store closes at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct 29. The ground floor supplies and general merchandise departments will be open regular Friday hours, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Textbook buyback will also be unavailable on Oct. 30 and online orders placed after noon on Oct. 29 will NOT be processed until Nov. 2. For more information, visit

Cal Poly Pomona Collaborates with Cal Poly SLO and USC to Host International Conference

The Passive and Low Energy Architecture Association (PLEA), Cal Poly Pomona, the University of Southern California and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo are organizing the 2016 Annual Passive Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Conference in downtown Los Angeles next summer. Architecture Professor Pablo La Roche serves as the event co-chair. It will be the first time since its 1981 inauguration that a PLEA conference will be hosted in the United States. For more information, visit

CSU Faculty & Staff Benefits Open Enrollment​

The CSU annual Open Enrollment period takes place Sept. 14 to Oct. 9. Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to review and update your current benefits for the upcoming year. You can enroll, change or cancel CalPERS health, dental, vision, Flexcash, Dependent Care Reimbursement (DCRA), Health Care Reimbursement (HCRA) or voluntary benefits plans. The effective date for all changes made during the Open Enrollment period will be Jan. 1. For more information, visit

Architecture Professor gave keynote speech at AIAOC 2015 Design Awards

Professor Michael Fox gave the keynote speech on Sept. 17 at the American Institute of Architects’ Orange County Chapter’s 2015 Design Awards Gala and Presentation. Professor Juintow Lin also secured an award this week in recognition of the wedge cabin designed by her students in a graduate studio class. Also honored with a Citation Award in the Commercial Built Category was Cal Poly Pomona’s Student Recreation Center, BRIC (Bronco Recreation and Intramural Complex). For details, visit

Landscape Architecture Professor wins George P. Hart Award

Kyle Brown, a professor of landscape architecture and director of the John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, was named the 2015-16 recipient of the George P. Hart Award for Outstanding Faculty Leadership. Brown is a co-chair for the President’s Climate Commitment Task Force at Cal Poly Pomona and co-author of the University’s Climate Action Plan. He also serves on the College of Environmental Design’s Executive Committee, and is currently the principal investigator for the Sustainability Fellowship Program funded by the Ernest Prete Jr. Foundation and the Regenerative Community Initiative funded by the Boeing Foundation. For more information, visit

Domain Name Switch to CPP.EDU in Full Effect

Cal Poly Pomona made a change to its domain name to over the summer. The domain no longer exists. Users will experience a “page not found” message when accessing any web page or application using a address. Take this opportunity to take one last look at your web page links and applications to ensure that they are all using a web address. Contact Information: Submit a Request to IT or a Fix IT ticket using the IT Service Portal