Arts & Letters Advisement Center

Fall Break Office Hours

The Arts & Letters Advising Center will be available during the Fall Break, Monday, 11/20, through Wednesday, 11/22, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

We will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, 11/23, and Friday, 11/24. 

Due to New Student Orientation, our advising team will be unavailable for drop-in hours on Wednesday, 11/22 & Monday, 11/27, through Wednesday, 11/29. Our weekly schedule for drop-in hours is consistently updated on the "Drop-Ins" tab below. 


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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.
  • Students may schedule a maximum of two 30-minute appointments per term.
  • 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.


Thursday 11/16 9:30 am - 11:00 am In-Person, Music Bldg, Room 209
Friday 11/17 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm In-Person, Music Bldg, Room 209
Monday 11/20 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm In-Person, Music Bldg, Room 209
Tuesday 11/21 9:30 am - 11:00 am In-Person, Music Bldg, Room 209
Wednesday 11/22 N/A Drop-In Hours Canceled
Thursday 11/30 9:30 am - 11:00 am In-Person, Music Bldg, Room 209
Friday 12/1 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm 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

Fall 2023 Office Hours

M-Th 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

MUS 209

(323) 343-4015

[email protected]