Cal Poly students studying abroad in Italy will be removed from the country due to coronavirus concerns, President Jeffrey Armstrong said around 3:15 Tuesday.
According to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier, there are currently 35 students studying abroad in South Korea, Japan and Italy.
While there are a number of resources available to students, many are unaware of them and do not realize until the application deadline has passed or they have already gone abroad.
Cal Poly students who are unable to study abroad due to the cost of passport application fees are eligible to receive a passport for free.
Cal Poly students are increasingly opting to study abroad, according to an annual statistical survey of U.S. campuses.
The Orfalea College of Business offers students within the college structured international business tours spanning seven to 10 days.
While studying abroad, Isabel Hughes has felt the effects of the Catalonian secession movement.
Our 300-student survey found 68.2 percent of students said recent attacks would not influence their decision to study abroad.