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Advising & Student Resources

CLA Student Resources

Contact CLA Advising

Faculty Offices North
Building 47, Room 22B

Appointments & 15 Minute Drop-ins
Monday - Friday 9am - 12pm & 1 - 4pm

T: 805-756-6200

Drop-in Advising with Alejandra:

Multicultural Center Thurs 1-3pm

Dream Center Next date is March 5th 4-5pm

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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 schedule an appointment online or call us at 805-756-6200.

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

Our Advisors:

Sabrina Canady

Katie Harris

Alejandra CLA Advising

Sabrina Canady

Lead Academic Advisor


Katie Harris

Academic Advisor


Alejandra Cebreros

Multicultural Academic Advisor


Emily Garcia, Advising Grad Intern Penny Bennett    

Emily Garcia

Graduate Intern


Dr. Penny Bennett

Associate Dean for Student Success



Drop-in on the Dean - Every Thursday

Students are invited to "drop-in" on Dean Williams every Thursday during UU Hour from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Building 47, room 31. 

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 33rd Annual CSU Research Competition in May must be submitted by Wednesday, January 15, 2020 to the College of Liberal Arts. Please email the College of Liberal Arts with questions.


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