History 303: Research and Writing Seminar in History
In September of 1956 women were granted the ability to attend California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. The Cal Poly administration approached this change in part by preparing regulations on campus that demonstrated how apprehensive many campuses were during this period of time concerning women and men living and pursing their education while coexisting within the same college campus. The book, Cues for Coeds, indicated a set of certain mandatory regulations and rules by which women were required to act in accordance. The rules also showed how the faculty at Cal Poly believed women would require greater supervision than men, and that campus authorities would have to exert extra efforts to maintain a productive and healthy “coed” environment.
Cues for Coeds (SLO: California Polytechnic College, 1957), 1.