Faculty & Staff Request for Services

How to Contact Us

NEW LOCATION: Bell Tower, Room 1552 (All academic advising appointments are currently online via Zoom)
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Currently not a CI student?

Advising Center Hours

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

Scheduled Appointments and Express Advising

Scheduled Appointments

For currently enrolled undergraduate students, log-in to your myCI portal to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor through Navigate

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Appointments are 30 minute sessions that can be scheduled in advance through Navigate - For step-by-step instructions click instructions for scheduling appointment through Navigate

Click instructions for scheduling a Graduate Studies Center appointment for graduate studies advising. 

Need to cancel or reschedule an appointment? Email the advisor at least 24 hours in advance to allow your fellow students to use the available appointment.

If there are no available appointments, consider signing up for a group workshop or Express Advising.

Express/Drop-In Advising Now on Zoom Monday-Friday 1:30pm-3:30pm (except holidays)

Monday-Friday 1:30pm-3:30pm. Use the link or phone number below to access the Zoom Express Advising virtual waiting room


Or call 1(669) 900-6833, Enter ID: 824 2530 8132

10 minute drop-in consultation with an academic advisor available for current CSUCI students via Zoom, limited to the following advising services:

  • Current semester class schedule review
  • Deadline-specific matters concerning academic plans
  • Questions regarding a specific requirement or academic policy
  • Changes to class schedule (i.e. add, drop and withdrawals)
  • Course recommendations
  • Assistance finding campus resources
  • Course equivalencies
  • Challenges with current course(s)
  • For all other services not listed, please use Dolphin Navigate to schedule an appointment or email advisement@csuci.edu for further assistance

Students will be seen in the order they logged in to the Zoom session. Do not leave the Zoom virtual waiting room until the advisor connects with you. Expect longer wait times during busy periods of the semester.

NOTE: If meeting is locked, try again in 10 minutes. Advisor will lock meeting if too many students are in the waiting room to avoid longer wait times.

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