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Campus COVID-19 FAQs and Announcements

Student Care Resources

CLA Virtual Advising - Summer Schedule

The CLA Advising Center is available via zoom, email and phone!

First Year Students (not transfer): Visit the Mustang Success Center

Email Quick Questions: While email is best, you may leave a voicemail at 805-756-6200. Messages will be checked and returned simi-regularly through summer. 

Zoom Drop-in Advising will be offered through summer at 10am-12pm only, Monday - Friday. These are quick zoom advising sessions just like the "walk-ins" we have always offered! First come-first serve bases. Click to enter our drop-in waiting room!

Virtual Appointments can be scheduled 9am-12pm & 1-4pm, Monday - Friday. Please select an option below. 

New Transfer Students: We have special appointments available for you prior to SLO Days. Please access a link to schedule an appointment at the end of the College of Liberal Arts Transfer SLO days canvas (available Aug 7th in your portal)


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Schedule with Any Available Advisor:

Current CLA Advisors March 2020    

Schedule with a Specific Advisor:

Sabrina Canady

Katie Harris

Alejandra CLA Advising

Sabrina Canady

Lead Academic Advisor


Katie Harris

Academic Advisor


Alejandra Cebreros

Multicultural Academic Advisor


Neela Koduri, Advising Grad Intern Penny Bennett    

Neela Koduri

Graduate Intern


Dr. Penny Bennett

Associate Dean for Student Success



Zoom-in Office Hour with Dean Williams

Zoom-in Office Hour with the Dean

New dates/times coming soon! 

Join a weekly virtual drop-in hour with Dean Williams. You can also email Dean Williams anytime with questions and concerns directly at  


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:










Contact CLA Advising

T: 805-756-6200

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.


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