Student Academic Resources

There are many academic resources on campus to enhance your journey at CSULB. Whether you need help with advising, enrollment, or finding a tutoring center, this comprehensive list of resources is here to serve you and meet your specific needs. Go Beach!

The Learning Center Schedule an appointment with the Learning Center for content tutoring, supplemental instruction, study tips, and more! 
University Writing Center The University Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring services and workshops to resolve your writing needs. Make an appointment today! 
Graduate Writing Support This higher-level writing support service provides currently enrolled graduate and post-baccalaureate students with assistance in all stages of the writing process. 
Library CSULB’s epicenter of technology and research offers a plethora of tutoring and support services to help ensure your academic success!


College of Liberal Arts

CLA Language Center A hub for language support, CLA’s Language Center includes a myriad of services for those who are studying ASL, Chinese, Filipino, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish. 
Communications Tutoring The Communications Tutoring Center provides free academic and mentoring support for all CSULB communications classes including upper division, lower division, core, and elective courses. 
History Writing Tutoring Center Make an appointment with the History Writing Tutoring Center today for help with thesis statements and advice on paper organization for ANY history class. 
Psychology Student Center A gathering space for psychology students to study, work, and receive guidance from knowledgeable Graduate and Instructional Student Assistants.


College of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Jensen SAS Center Join the Jensen SAS Center’s Zoom Room or stop by in-person for help, support, and preparation in math or science.
Lindgren Math Tutoring Center The Lindgren Math Tutoring Center offers free tutoring in mathematics, statistics, and math education courses to CSULB students only during the Fall and Spring semesters. 
SAS Peer Mentors The SAS Peer Mentor program offers free tutoring services for all CNSM students in a variety of lower and upper division courses. Schedule an in-person or Zoom session!


College of Engineering

Engineering Tutoring A free peer tutoring service that includes highly engaging, one-on-one sessions for undergraduate engineering students in the Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, Software Programs, and Computer Science fields. 
Writing and Communications Tutoring for Engineering Students A writing and resource center that offers workshops and tutoring sessions for engineering students looking to develop their technical writing and oral communication skills. 

Academic Advising at CSULB Visit CSULB’s Academic Advising page for a list of services to help you meet your graduation requirements. 
University Center for Undergraduate Advising The primary advising center for undergraduate students who are undeclared, exploring major options, or strategizing a return to good academic standing. 
Graduate Advising Interested in a Master’s? Make an appointment today with the Graduate Center to learn about grad school, its application process, and more! 
GWAR Advising It is no secret that all students must fulfill the Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) to be awarded a CSULB degree. Prepare and book your in-person or online appointment today. 
Advising for International Students (ISS) A center for international students, visiting scholars, and international faculty. Meet with an advisor today for immigration advising and additional support!


Advising by College

COTA Advising for the College of the Arts.
COB Advising for the College of Business.
CED Advising for the College of Education.
Teacher Preparation Advising Center (TPAC) Pursuing a teaching credential but don’t know where to start? TPAC is the primary advising center for you!
COE Advising for the College of Engineering.
CHHS Advising for the College of Health and Human Services. 
CLA (ATLAS) Advising for the College of Liberal Arts. 
Economics Advising for those who are majoring in Economics.
Liberal Studies Advising for those who are majoring in Liberal Studies. 
Psychology Advising for those who are majoring in Psychology. 
CNSM Advising for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. 
Pre-Health Advising for students interested in pursuing graduate level health professions including medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, veterinary, and more. 


Advising by Program

Bob Murphy Access Center (BMAC) BMAC provides many services for students with disabilities at The Beach to facilitate degree achievement and instill career readiness after graduation. 
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) EOP is committed to serving first-generation, historically low-income students by providing access and equity to higher education. Email a counselor with your questions today! 
Bickerstaff Academic Center for Student-Athlete Services This center provides a plethora of academic services to CSULB’s student-athlete population. 
Beach Academic Resource Center (BARC) A resource for students who are members of the Beach Academy, the Beach Transfer Transition Center (BTTC), or the GenExcel program.
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Curated for first-year undergraduate migratory or seasonal farm working students (or children of farmworkers). Services include academic advising, stipends, health services, and more. 
Guardian Scholars A program offering current/former foster youth academic counseling, financial aid advising, mentorship, skills assessment, and more. 
Mentoring, Advising, and Placement Support Program (MAPS) MAPS offers mentoring and placement services to Beach Academy and first-year students who are required to complete Mathematics with support, Written Communication, and/or American Language Institute courses. 
TRiO Student Support Services Program  A federally funded program designed to assist students who are low-income, first-generation to college, or have a disability. 
McNair Scholars Program McNair Advising provides a myriad of tutoring, counseling, and research opportunities for underrepresented undergraduate students in pursuit of doctoral studies. 
University Honors CSULB’s official University Honor’s Program offers members personalized advising to ensure successful navigation of the University curriculum and timely graduation.  
Veteran Services This informational center assists veterans with application inquiries and facilitates their educational journey.  
Academic Standing A center for students who are on academic warning to explore strategies to return to a good standing. 

Academic Calendar Keep track of the university calendar that includes holidays, final exams, and the first and last day of the semester

The CSULB catalog contains degree requirements for all undergraduate and graduate programs of study, rules that affect students, descriptions of courses, and a list of the faculty and administration of the college. It is the document of authority for all students. 


Canvas Find resources for learning and using Canvas, the official campus learning management system.
CSULB Computer Labs Find all computer, department, and remote labs offered at The Beach! 
IT Helpdesk Need computer help? Open a ticket with IT HelpDesk support!
Innovation Space
Students can get 3D printing and laser-cutting services by request and get a discount on materials!  A podcasting studio is also available for student reservation. Request a tour of the VR Lab and the 360° Theater while you are there!
Bob Murphy Access Center (BMAC) BMAC offers technological equipment to support eligible students. Stop by!
University Library The University Library offers technology, equipment, and software for everyone’s eclectic use at The Beach. 
Library Archives and Special Collections Part of the University Library, the Archives, and Special Collections section preserves rare books, papers, manuscripts, records, and more.
COB Open Access Lab Located at the College of Business, the Open Access Lab includes public computer access for all CSULB students.
Spidell Technology Center Borrow a computer from the Spidell Technology Center for work or study!
Express Lab The University Express Lab at the Student Success Center gives students quick access to computers and printers. Stop by today!

BUILD CSULB’s Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) program offers intensive, hands-on research and training opportunities designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral programs and health-related research careers. Applications are open, apply now! 
Career Development Center Looking to become an effective leader in your career journey? If so, make an appointment with the Career Development Center for resume, CV, and cover letter advice, career guidance, and more! 
Graduate Center Built for CSULB graduate students, this center includes a wide range of professional development opportunities such as research conferences, doctoral program scholarships, travel fellowships, and more. 
Center for International Education Did you know that students who studied abroad stand out more in the professional world? Stand out today by participating in the Center for International Education's wide array of abroad learning opportunities!
Professional Development for International Students & Scholars Are you an international student looking for a job or CV/resume builders on campus? If so, this is the resource for you!
Center for Community Engagement The Center for Community Engagement enriches students’ civic involvement and professionalism through opportunities to serve as agents of social change, conduct research, enhance leadership skills, and more!
Hauth Center Enhance your personal communication and public speaking skills at the Hauth Center with individualized assistance from communication professionals. 
Prep ESL This 6-week ESL course aims to enhance student communication skills, cultural awareness, and preparation for college and university level work. Please note, this program is only offered once a year in April.  
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) This comprehensive CSU system-wide program provides a variety of research opportunities for underrepresented students in STEM.
Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) Are you an undergraduate biomedical research major starting your second year? If so, apply to RISE and increase your interest, skills, and competitiveness in pursuit of your biomedical or behavioral research career!
University Honors Program CSULB’s official University Honor’s Program consists of leaders, global citizens, and out-of-the-box thinkers. Check out their page for requirements.

Key Dates and Deadlines View the latest term deadlines for Admissions, Registration, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Fee Payments, and Graduation.
Financial Aid & Scholarships Office Located at Brotman Hall’s First Floor Courtyard, the office of Financial Aid & Scholarships is committed to answering all your questions surrounding financial needs.
Student Records Your journey at The Beach is unique. The Student Records Office is a resource to help you meet all degree requirements necessary to graduate in a timely manner. 
Enrollment Services Managing enrollment items can be daunting. Enrollment Services provides easy-to-follow information regarding class registration, degree progress and advising, filing to graduate, and more.
Registration Information A resource clarifying the how, when, before, and after of registering for classes.  
Schedule of Classes Plan your class schedule and explore the different modes of instruction at The Beach!  
Transcripts Looking to talk grades? CSULB’s Transcripts page serves former students and alumni with a myriad of resources and fruitful FAQs.

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