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Dianne Korth, RPTA Major CAFES Advisor
CAFES Advising Center: Bldg 74M-A
Phone: (805) 756-7574
Please note. Dianne Korth meets with students by appointment only.

CAFES Advisors are here to support student success! via email, Zoom and in-person. 

Please email to set an appointment and check out CAFES Advising Website here >>

The RPTA Major Academic Advisor, Dianne Korth, assists undergraduate students with:

  • Proper course selection and degree requirements
  • Using and interpreting the Degree Progress Report
  • Understanding and adhering to academic policies
  • Supporting students on academic probation, disqualification, and readmission to the university
  • Providing suggestions and referrals for other campus support services

The CAFES Peer Advising Center is staffed with well-trained, experienced students to help with schedule planning (PASS, Registration, PolyPlanner, etc.) and related general academic questions offering virtual drop-in advising.

RPTA Major Peer Adviser - Lauren Batchelor        
CAFES Peer Advising Center: Bldg 74M-A
(805) 756-7574

Spring 2023 Peer Advising Hours:
Monday  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am  - 11:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00

Waitwhile link here >>

Email with questions or to schedule an appointment via Zoom, in-person, or phone.

RPTA Major Faculty Advising

RPTA faculty provide individual advising to students related to major and concentration courses as well as professional development and career planning. Each student is encouraged to meet with a faculty advisor based on their academic focus. Experience Industry Management Department faculty student hours are posted here.

Declare a Concentration

To declare a concentration, complete the AdobeSign PowerForm here>> 

* Make sure your chosen concentration is available for the catalog you are following.

Refer to your information for the current and previous catalogs here >>

If you are declaring an Individualized Course of Study (ICS), an ICS form must be reviewed and signed by a faculty advisor. 

NOTEEffective September 20, 2021 - The minor has reached capacity. If you are interested in pursuing the minor, please email, with the subject line EPEM Minor Waitlist.  The waitlist will be reviewed on a quarterly basis, and you will be contacted when spots become available. Admission into the minor is not guaranteed.

RPTA Change of Major Procedure revised September 2021
Event Planning and Experience Management Minor January 2020 update
Cal Poly CAFES Academic Advising Website
Cal Poly Academic Advising Website
Cal Poly Counseling Services
EIM Faculty & Lecturer Student Hours and Location
Student Form -- RPTA 330 Directed Field Experience Packet/Form

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