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)

  • Provide more time to students being able to address more issues with less waiting.  The Advising Center books scheduled appointments for the month starting the 3rd Monday prior to the beginning of the month.  Scheduled appointments are highly recommended.

Same-Day Scheduled Appointments (afternoons only)  

  • They are 30 minutes appointments booked in the morning of the same day.
    • Booking begins at 8:30a.m. and is first come, first served. Please call early to ensure an appointment.
    • M-F 1:00p.m. to 4:30p.m
    • In-person, phone or Zoom
    • Types of Appointments

Express Advising

  • Replaces walk-ins and is first come, first served and depending on the time of the semester, long wait times are possible.  Express Advising is 5 minutes or less and intended to address "quick questions".
  • 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:1:30p.m - 3:30p.m
  • Examples of "quick questions" could be, "I need to make sure the courses I selected are good for next semester" or "Do I still need a foreign language course?"
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