Faculty & Staff Request for Services

Location and Phone

  • Location: Bell Tower, Room 1595.
  • Phone: 805-437-8571
    • Call or visit the Advising Center to schedule an appointment.
  • E-mail: advisement@csuci.edu

Advising Center Hours

  • Monday - Friday 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.
  • Closed 12:00p.m - 1:00p.m.

Scheduled Appointments and Express Advising

In-Advanced Scheduled Appointments (mornings only)

  • Morning appointments are 30 minute sessions that can be scheduled in advance.

Same-Day Scheduled Appointments (afternoons only)

  • Same day appointments are 30 minute sessions that can only be booked in the morning of the same day.
    • Booking begins at 8:30a.m. until 11:00am, based on availability.
    • M-F 1:30p.m. to 3:30p.m
    • Appointments can be done in-person or remotely via Zoom
    • Types of Appointments

Express Advising

  • First come, first served. Expect long wait times at the beginning of the semester and during registration.
  • First 2 weeks of semester and during 2 weeks of registration: Monday - Friday 10:00a.m - 12:00p.m and 1:30p.m - 3:30p.m
  • Remaining weeks of semester: Daily 1:30p.m - 3:30p.m
  • Express Advising is a 5-10 minute consultation intended to address "quick questions".
  • Examples of quick questions are "Can you check my class schedule for this semester to make sure I’m enrolled in the right courses?" or "Do I still need a foreign language course?" or "Will ENGL 102 fulfill the Written Communication requirement?"
  • Express Advising is not for progress checks, graduation checks, first appointments, SAP appeals, probation, re-entry, disqualification or major advising
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