Student Services

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Find additional details about programs and services including the Cal State LA Food Pantry, CalFresh, emergency housing support and more on the Basic Needs webpage. For questions, please contact the Office of the Dean of Students at [email protected].

Cal State LA offers many technological resources to help you achieve academic success. Find the support you need, including available computer labs, laptop loans, tech support and more, on the Student Technology Resources website.

Find information about Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) counseling, workshops, support groups, and referral services.

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis after hours, please call our After-Hours Crisis Hotline by dialing 323-343-3314 and pressing 1 to be connected to a counselor.

In addition to counseling, workshops, support groups and referral services offered by Counseling and Psychological Services, you can find additional support for your well-being on the WellBeingU website.

The Student Health Ambassadors at Cal State LA (SHAC) host Health Huts covering health-related topics. To find about their events, follow them on Instagram at @CalStateLASHAC. The Health Promotion and Education Center also offers workshops and presentations for student groups.

Find out about semester, 30-day and daily parking permits as well as the U-Pass and other alternative commuting options on the Parking and Transportation Services website.

The University Library is open to all Cal State LA students, faculty, and staff, with all floors, collections, public computers and printers, and one-person study rooms available. Find more information on the University Library website.

The Student Health Center is offering telehealth and on-site services. Find more information about hours of operation and services on the Student Health Center website

To learn about available resources and services offered by the Veterans Resource Center (VRC), visit the VRC website. For assistance, email [email protected].

Visit the Glazer Family Dreamers Resource Center website to learn about DRC resources and support. Questions? Email [email protected].

Students interested in receiving services and accommodations must submit an online application to register with the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) and undergo an intake appointment. Learn more on the OSD website.

The Career Center can help you search for internships and explore career options. They offer career advising appointmentscareer workshops and employer events, in person and virtually. They also list employment opportunities, including on-campus student jobs, internships, and part-time/full-time jobs on Cal State LA Handshake. Questions? Email [email protected].

Admissions, Financial Aid, Records and Cashier's Office

In-person admissions, records, and financial services are available for students in the new Student Services Building, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Visit us on the first and second floors for the following services: Welcome Desk, Admissions and Records Center, Financial Aid and Scholarships, and One-Stop Financial Services.

Students can schedule a 15-minute virtual appointment with a financial aid advisor directly via the Meet with a Financial Aid Advisor link on the Financial Aid and Scholarships website. Appointments are available on a weekly basis. Students unable to meet with a financial aid advisor due to a timing conflict can submit an Advising Request Form

You can make payments online by selecting Transact Payments from the Quick Launch menu on your MyCalStateLA portal.

You can also visit the One-Stop Financial Services Office on the second floor of the Student Services Building, Room 2380 if paying by cash or check only.

Students with an outstanding balance for non-payment of fees who fail to pay their fees by September 13, 2023, may result in a hold being placed on the student's account, possible disenrollment from the current term, and forfeiture of tuition and fees payments already made. Disenrollment results in the cancellation of all fall 2023 semester class registrations and loss of access to online resources.

Your fall 2023 tuition and fees balance on GET does not include your anticipated (pending) financial aid amount. If you are anticipating financial aid to cover your tuition and fees, please note that financial aid is disbursed weekly, beginning August 21, 2023, in accordance with the 2023-2024 Disbursement Schedule. If your award has not yet been disbursed by September 13 or if your award does not cover your full tuition and fees balance, you are responsible for paying any remaining tuition and fees balance on your account by September 13.

University Housing

Learn about on-campus living accommodations, how to apply, and more on the Housing and Residence Life website.