Student Advisement & Resources

Advisement for Chicana(o) and Latina(o) Studies

Student advisement can be sought in two ways, by appointment or on a "walk-in" basis. Please phone Ms. Murillo to schedule an appointment or find out when walk-in hours are held at (323) 343-2190.

Chicano Studies Advisement Syllabus

Cal State LA course catalog


Student Organizations

Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM)

CCM is a student organization that was established in the 1960s in an effort to improve the representation of Mexican-Americans (Chicanos) within medical schools across the nation.


Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA)

MEChA is a student organization that promotes higher education, cultura, and historia. MEChA was founded on the principles of self-determination for the liberation of our people. We believe that political involvement and education is the avenue for change in our society.


The Chicana/o Latina/o Student Resource Center (CLSRC)

CLSRC was founded in 1993. The CLSRC provides services and support for students who identify as, or are interested in, Chicana/o and/or Latina/o community and cultural issues.


Union Salvadorena de Estudiantes Universitarios (USEU)

USEU mission is to empower the Salvadoran community through the promotion of higher education.


Yectli Folklorico Dance Troupe (YFDT)

YFDT of CSULA exists to make the student body  aware of the culture of Mexico through dance and its different regions. 


National organizations

National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS)

NACCS is the academic organization that serves academic programs, departments and research centers that focus on issues pertaining to Mexican Americans, Chicana/os, and Latina/os.


Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS)

MALCS is a national organization of Chicanas/Latinas and Native American women working in academia and in community settings with a common goal: to work toward the support, education and dissemination of Chicana/Latina and Native American women’s issues.