Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

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Our Vision and Mission

Our vision:  To catalyze intellectual growth through innovative, hands-on chemistry experiences that transform our students into science and industry leaders.

Our Mission: To educate by linking theory and practice and inspire Cal Poly Pomona students and the wider community through:

  • Excellence in teaching
  • A cohesive, rigorous, lab-intensive curriculum
  • One-on-one advising and mentoring
  • Participation in research and scholarly activities
  • Collaboration with and outreach to local industries and educational institutions
  • Support of extracurricular student activities

Department Office Hours

Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Please note, the department office is closed daily from 12: 00pm to 1:00pm.


Employment Opportunites

Learn about employment opportunities with the department.


Chemistry will be impacted starting Fall Quarter 2014.

Click here for additional information on impacted majors