Advising & Student Resources
- Drop-in advising will ONLY be offered via Zoom. No in-person drop-ins.
- In-person appointments available: Face covering and Green Campus Pass required.
- Virtual Fridays! Fridays will be all virtual, our physical space will not be open. We are available via zoom (10-12 & 2-4) and email.
- First year students (not transfers): Visit the Mustang Success Center (first year advising)
Email Quick Questions: email@example.com
For quick questions and planning one quarter
Fall 2021 Quarter Hours: Monday - Friday 10am-12pm & 2-4pm
Hours will be extended for first week and registration:
Week One: Sept 20-24, Monday - Friday 9am-12pm & 1-4pm
Week Seven & Eight: Nov 1-5 & 8-10 & 12, Monday - Friday 9am-12pm & 1-4pm (closed Thur Nov 11th)
Schedule an Appointment with an Advisor:
Schedule with a Specific Advisor:
Lead Academic Advisor
Multicultural Academic Advisor
Associate Dean for Student Success, Kate Murphy, is also available to meet with students. Dr. Murphy is an advocate for students who typically works with returning students, those in disqualified (DQ) status, and those navigating difficult, complex, or sensitive situations. You can also email her with questions and concerns directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Thursday beginning 9/23
Starting Sept. 23, Dean Williams will be holding special "Drop-in on the Dean" hours at 10 to 11 a.m. every Thursday, alternating between virtual and in-person sessions.
Sept. 23 will be virtual, Sept. 30 will be in the CLA Dean's Office (Bldg. 47, Room 31), and the following weeks will alternate in that order.
Watch for an email every Thursday morning with more information, including the zoom link for virtual sessions.
Students are also welcome to email Dean Williams any time with questions and concerns directly at email@example.com.
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:
- Academic Success
- Academic Planning
- Academic Probation & Readmission
- Changing Majors
- Understanding Advising Tools
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.
Participate in the Student CSU Research Competition
The CSU Student Research Competition promotes excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments throughout the 23 campuses of the California State University. Cash prizes are awarded. The CLA can help you prepare your submission.
College Connections Day: Friday, September 17th, 2021
Get to know your college during College Connections Day! College Connections is a time for new students to learn more about their colleges and connect with faculty, advisors, and key individuals in the Dean’s Office. All incoming students will be divided according to college and escorted to their respective college/department workshops, information sessions, etc. Registration is not required; exact activities, times, and locations vary by college. See a full list of CLA events here.