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Advising: Center for Student Success
Virtual Drop-in Advising Hours
May 31 - August 3
- Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
- Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Drop-in Advising is for continuing CSULB College of Business students ONLY. If you are an incoming Fall 2022 College of Business Student, please visit Guidance for Newly Admitted Business Students.
- We highly recommend using a computer for online, drop-in advising
- Visit DROP-IN ADVISING ZOOM MEETING or on the Zoom application input the following Meeting ID: 562-985-4514
- Call (669) 900 - 6833 and input the following Meeting ID: 562-985-4514
The College of Business Undergraduate Center for Student Success is committed to encouraging personal and academic success. Our goals are to assist undergraduate students with making a successful transition to and establishing their place in the University; to take responsibility for learning how to set academic, career, and personal goals and learning the strategies to achieve those goals; and to graduate in a timely manner by successfully meeting all major requirements. Go Beach!
The COB Center for Student Success (CSS) and its Study Annex aspire to engage undergraduates with advising and learning that promotes persistence towards success.
The CSS Centers support and guide students by connecting them to academic resources, practicing holistic advising, and facilitating self-advocacy. We promote collaborative campus and community partnerships in an effort to ensure students’ success and achievement of their academic and professional goals.
- Engaged Communication
Student Advising Objectives
Through advising at the COB Center for Student Success (CSS), students will:
- Understand requirements towards graduation, including GE and major coursework
- Learn to use degree planning tools such as the Degree Planner and the Academic Requirements Report
- Be able to locate and interpret key policies and deadlines (e.g. Major Declaration, Graduation, Withdrawal, Probation, Educational Leave, Credit/No Credit Option)
- Identify resources for degree-to-career-planning (e.g. Career Development Center, Student Center for Professional Development, Student Organizations)
- Identify campus resources for promotion of wellbeing (e.g. Dream Success Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, Bob Murphy Access Center, Student Health Services)
- Identify academic resources for learning support (e.g. Office Hours, The Learning Center, CSS Study Annex)
Role of the Advisor
- Assists students in construction of an academic plan for their primary degree objective
- Connects students to appropriate resources and opportunities
- Interprets policies for, and presents students with viable options
- Helps students develop strategies for academic success and professional growth
- Counselors' Conference
- LBUSD College and Career Night
- National College Fairs
- Onsite/Offsite high school events
- Onsite/Offsite community college events
- Transfer Day/Major Fairs
- Transfer Admissions Workshops
- Grad Check
- GWAR Preparation
- Mandatory freshman, sophomore, and transfer advising
- Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) sessions
- Probation Intervention
CSULB's core academic mission is to graduate students with highly valued degrees. California State University, Long Beach is a nationally renowned public research university that values academic excellence, diversity, and community engagement. The College of Business academic standards, rules, and policy are managed in the current Course Catalog. and base policy is managed and documented on the CSULB’s Academic Senate website. CSS has provided links to some summary policy and links which should be considered overridden by any current catalog and senate documents.