Advising & Student Resources
Contact CLA Advising
Faculty Offices North
Building 47, Room 22B
Appointments & 15 Minute Drop-ins
Monday - Friday 9 am - 12 pm & 1 - 4 pm
Drop-in Advising with Alejandra:
Multicultural Center (UU 217) Thurs. 10am-12pm (weeks 2-10)
Dream Center Thurs 3-5pm (week 3, 5, 7 & 9)
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).
Lead Academic Advisor
Multicultural Academic Advisor
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.
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 Wednesday, January 31, 2018 to the College of Liberal Arts. Please email the College of Liberal Arts with questions.