Advising @ College of Business

Undergraduate Center for Student Success

College of Business pre-major or major students are able to schedule a 20 min. Quick Question advising appointment (in-person or online) with their assigned Business Academic Advisor. 

Please follow the directions below to schedule an appointment with your advisor. 

  1. Sign in to your Single Sign On 
  2. Open Beach Connect
  3. Click on the blue, Get Assistance button in the top right corner
  4. Select the following choices for each drop-down menu:
    1. Type of Appointment: "Academic Advising"
    2. Type of Service: "Quick Question"
    3. How would you like to meet: "Online or in-person"
    4. Select your date of preference*
  5. Available appointments offered by your assigned advisor will appear 
  6. Select your preferred time and finish scheduling your appointment 

*Note: "Quick Question" appointments can only be scheduled between 1 week to 1 hour in advance.

Join the Virtual Front Desk (during the times outlined below) here:

  • Monday - Thursday, 9:00 - 12:30 and 1:30 - 5:00
  • Friday, 9:00 - 12:00

Note: The virtual front desk is for general questions and assistance with making advising appointments.


Use the table below to determine your assigned academic advisor:

 Student Group   Advisor
Beach XP Program Emma Nguyen
First-Time, First Year (Freshmen)  Marisa Davalos
Last name: A - CIT Adrian Wilson
Last name: CJ - GRA Deisy Ocegueda
Last name: GRB - LUO Geo Castillo Lopez
Last name: LUP - PALA Kristy Trinh
Last name: PALB - SIL Laura Carino
Last name: SIM - Z Melissa Cortez

Tutoring Workshops 

Fall 2023 Workshops 


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.