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Take Academic Classes at Cal Poly

Did you know that as a Community Member, you can take Cal Poly classes through Open University without being a Cal Poly student? Try a new field or update your skills. Undergraduate classes are $259/unit and graduate level classes are $289/unit. Click here to see all the details.

Featured Classes


Alternative Process Photography

Explore alternative photographic processes as you learn to produce photographs in non-traditional ways. This hands-on class explores historic photographic processes such as the cyanotype, pinhole photography, and the photo transfer process thorough an introduction to the materials and the creation and evaluation of the photographic image.

This class will meet on Saturday in four sessions: September 8, 15, 22 and 29

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Cheese Making: A European and American Tasting Adventure

Come and experience the taste of European cheeses and their American equivalents. You will learn about the history of cheese and the various methods of manufacture within the cheesemaking industry. Participants will make Gouda cheese in the Cal Poly dairy plant and gain the knowledge to become introductory cheese makers.   
Class will be held Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. - noon.

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Extended Education Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 am
5:00 pm
Building 52, Room E34

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(Please note that all online activities remain available 24/7)