California state statute reserves use of the names “California Polytechnic State University” and “Cal Poly” to the California State University system. This statute also prohibits the external manufacture, use, display or sale of products featuring these names without the written consent of the university.
The preferred formal name derivations:
The name should never appear as:
If the name is used within text or narrative, uses may include “Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo” or “California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.” However, these forms should not be used in titles, heads or other key identifiers.
Other name derivations that may be used are: