Welcome to CSUCI!

Incoming Freshman students' first interaction with Academic Advising is at IVO. Our goals are to introduce students to Academic Advising services, review the degree requirements, and present tools and resources that will be important for first-year student success.

Log-in to the First-Year Advising Resources Canvas course

First-Year Advising Resources

Before IVO

  • Ensure that you are able to log-in to your MyCI portal prior to IVO.

If Applicable:

  • If you are an Undeclared student, review the list of majors that are offered at CSUCI.
  • If you have transfer credit from a California community college, AP, IB or CLEP view and familiarize yourself with Transfer Credit Information page.
  • If you intend to take Spanish to meet your Foreign Language requirement, review the Spanish Placement Guidelines to identify the appropriate Spanish to take.

During IVO

After IVO

1. Drop-in for Express Advising to have an Academic Advisor review your Fall schedule.
Express Advising Hours: Monday through Friday, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2. Participate in Freshman Boot Camp

3. Once the semester begins, schedule a First Appointment with a Peer Advisor through Dolphin Navigate

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