Schedule an Appointment


This page provides advising information for College of Business and Economics students. For information about advising for other colleges and programs, visit the Advising website.


  • Instructions for Scheduling an online appointment
  • 30-Minute appointments – Online via Zoom
  • Drop In Advising: Available Via Zoom, no appointment required.

For questions regarding this change of format please email [email protected].​


If you require immediate one-on-one assistance with an advisor for class enrollment and class schedule assistance, join us in our Zoom Drop-In Hours!

Available  August 19 - December 23, 2021 drop-in hours will be held Monday - Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM.
Drop-in Link
You can join the drop-in hours ANYTIME in those blocks, you will have on-screen instructions for how our waiting system works once you join the session. Have your CIN ready!
Note: Before scheduling an appointment, please check out our FAQ page for any quick questions you might need answering.

Advising Schedules

The Student Services Center offers 1 on 1 advisement in two forms:

Drop In Advisement Topics (VIRTUAL ONLY)):

Monday - Thursday | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Drop ins are an ideal way to have quick and simple questions answered. You can join our sessions via Zoom at this link

  • Quick scheduling questions
  • Petitions, Permits, Substitutions
  • General questions regarding Major and University requirements

30-Minute Appointment Topics (VIRTUAL OR IN PERSON):

Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

30 Minute Appointments must be scheduled 24 hours ahead of time. These appointments are for more detailed conversations about your academic careers.30-Minute appointments can be scheduled by clicking the above appointment link.

  • Academic Probation
  • Disqualification
  • Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeals ( Excess Units)
  • Long-term Academic Planning

Before your appointment:

Preparing for Your Advisement Session:

1. Please be prepared with the questions you want to ask your advisor.
2. If you have questions about university policies and regulations, please check the university catalog.  If you need further guidance, feel free to make an appointment with an advisor.
3. If you wish to discuss your academic plan please review your Unofficial Transcripts, as well as your CAAR (advisement) report in your GET account before your advisement appointment.
5. Plan ahead in order to make the time with your Advisor more productive.

Expectations of Students:

It is important for you to take an active role in advisement. You are responsible for making and following through on your own decisions.
1. See an Advisor on a regular basis and show up on time to the appointment.
2. Check your CSULA email regularly. This is the official means of communication used by the University.
3. Arrive in advisement sessions with a list of questions and issues to discuss with your Advisor.
4. Know the requirements for staying in good standing.