NSS Academic Advisement Center

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King Hall, D Wing, Room 1044
Phone (323) 343-5284 | nssac@calstatela.edu

Office Hours:  Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Friday: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

* See "Announcements" below for any special hours


Special Hours:

  • Friday 11/9
    Open 8:00am-3:00pm

  • Monday 11/12: CLOSED
    Campus closed for Veterans Day
  • Friday 11/16
    Open: 8:00am-3:00pm

  • Thursday & Friday 11/22, 11/23: CLOSED
    Campus closed for Thanksgiving


Starting Fall 2016, NSS professional advisors are available by appointment only. 

What We Do

Our advising team helps students from orientation to graduation:

  • Understand general education and major requirements to graduate with a major in the College of Natural and Social Sciences
  • Create academic plans and select courses in fulfilling graduation requirements 
  • Identify and integrate co-curricular and extra-curricular activities into an academic plan to help students achieve their academic and professional goals
  • Use the Campus Academic Requirements Report (CARR), departmental checklists/roadmaps, and other tools to monitor their academic progress
  • Apply University policies, procedures, forms, and processes necessary for graduation
  • With referrals to University resources and offices

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Requesting a 30 Minute Advising Appointment

"Same Day 15" Appointments

We offer "Same Day 15" appointments for you to discuss the following topics on the same day with an advisor:
- Class Schedule Assistance
- General questions about GE, Major/Minor requirements, policies, and procedures

Check availability by calling (323) 343-5284.  Please have your CIN ready.

30 Minute Appointments

We also offer 30 minute appointments for you to discuss the following topics with an advisor:
- Degree Progress and Planning
- Graduation Check
- Exploring or Declaring a Major/Minor
- Academic Concerns (Grades/Academic Probation)
- Creating an SAP Plan for Financial Aid

Schedule 30 minute appointments by using the Cal State LA SSC or calling (323) 343-5284.
Please have your CIN ready.

Important Dates

Academic Calendar