Arts & Letters Advisement Center

Welcome to the College of Arts & Letters Academic Advisement Center! We're here to support current Cal State LA undergraduate students within the College, whether majoring, minoring, pursuing a certificate, or exploring programs.


Special Operation Hours Announcement

In honor of our graduates and to attend the commencement ceremony, the Arts and Letters Advising Center will have limited operating hours on Monday, May 20. The center will be open from 8:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday. Thank you, and congratulations to all our graduates!



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To provide professional advising services that include degree panning, graduation checks, class schedule confirmation, major and minor declaration, addressing academic concerns, answering questions about university policies and procedures, and directing students to university resources. 



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To motivate and sustain the academic goals of all students in the College of Arts & Letters by creating an accepting and inclusive advising experience.

Connect With Us

Appointment Scheduling Steps

  1. Log Into the MyCalStateLA Portal with your username and password
  2. Click the Navigate LA Appointment Scheduling Button
  3. Click the blue "Get Assistance" box in the right-hand corner
  4. Select type of appointment - Undergraduate Advising
  5. Select the type of service
  6. Select a date with open times
  7. Click the blue "Find Available Time" box
  8. Select College of Arts & Letters as the desired location
  9. Select desired appointment time in the College of Arts and Letters
  10. Review appointment details and click Schedule to confirm!
Click here to make an appointment














Additional Appointment Information

  • Please visit the University's Detailed Guide for Scheduling an Appointment on Navigate LA for additional tips.
  • Students must schedule appointments 24 hours in advance of their selected date. For same-day assistance, please visit our virtual drop-in sessions.
  • Continuing Cal State LA students have the option to schedule virtual or in-person appointments.
  • Virtual appointments will be offered via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent to the student's campus email address, please use the provided link to begin the virtual advising appointment.
  • Advising appointments are available to students who are pursuing or are interested in pursuing a major, minor, or certificate program in the College of Arts and Letters. Students who would like to request advising for a program outside of the College of Arts and Letters should schedule an appointment with the corresponding advising office.



Notice: No Drop-Ins on Monday, May 20th

In honor of our graduates and to allow everyone to attend the commencement ceremony, there will be no drop-in hours on Monday, May 20th. Thank you for your understanding, and congratulations to all our graduates!

Mondays & Wednesdays 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm  In-Person, Music Bldg, Room 209
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30 am - 11:15 am  In-Person, Music Bldg, Room 209


Drop-In Services and Guidelines

  • Drop-in services include class schedule checks, answering quick questions, exploring/declaring major and minor programs within the College of Arts & Letters, and certain deadline-specific matters.
  • 15-minute drop-in advising sessions are available to Cal State LA students. Please check in with the front desk staff to be added to the waitlist.
  • All drop-in sessions operate on a first-come-first-serve basis. All drop-in hours will be in-person during the fall 2023 semester.
  • Students requesting a class schedule check must have a schedule loaded in the GET Shopping Cart prior to meeting with an advisor.
  • Students should not rely solely on drop-ins for advising. Drop-ins are meant to resolve quick matters. It is recommended that students schedule a 30-minute session at least once per academic year.
  • Please check our weekly drop-in schedule above for availability. The schedule is updated regularly.

Send quick questions and inquiries to: [email protected]

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Operating Hours and Contact

Special Office Hours Announcement

Monday, May 20:
8:00 am - 11:45 am
In honor of our graduates and to attend the Commencement.


Regular Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: MUS 209 Phone: (323) 343-4015

Email: [email protected]