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Advising & Student Resources

CLA Student Resources

Contact CLA Advising

Faculty Offices North
Building 47, Room 22B

Appointments and 15 Minute Drop-ins
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 - 4 p.m.; Closed 12 - 1 p.m.

T: 805-756-6200

New for Fall 2017! 

Drop-in Advising with Alejandra in the Multicultural Center (UU 217) Thurs. 5-7p.m.

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College of Liberal Arts Advising Center

We encourage students to meet with an academic advisor at least once a year to ensure good progress towards earning your degree. Professional advisors and peer advisors in the CLA Advising Center can help students with a wide range of topics, including:

How to meet with an Advisor:

To schedule an appointment, please call us at 805-756-6200.

For quick questions, we offer drop-in advising 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. (subject to change).

Our Advisors:

Sabrina Canady

Katie Harris

Krista Burke Alejandra CLA Advising  

Sabrina Canady

Lead Academic Advisor

Katie Harris

Academic Advisor

Krista Burke

Academic Advisor

Alejandra Cebreros

Multicultural Academic Advisor


Dr. Penny Bennett

Dr. Penny Bennet

Associate Dean for Student Success



Scholarships Offered by the College of Liberal Arts

The CLA has scholarship opportunities for both incoming students and currently enrolled students. Individual departments also offer scholarships specific to their major(s). See the department websites for more information about department or major-specific scholarships.

For information on general CLA scholarships, please email the College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office.

Annual CSU Student Research Competition 

All CLA students are encouraged to enter submissions into this research competition that promotes excellence and accomplishment throughout 23 CSU campuses. Class projects, senior projects and grad theses can all be considered. Applications for the 32nd Annual CSU Research Competition in May must be submitted by early January to the College of Liberal Arts. Please email the College of Liberal Arts with questions. Learn more.

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