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Teacher Preparation Advising Center (TPAC)

Teacher Preparation Advising Center (TPAC)


Continue to check the CSULB COVID-19 website for up-to-date information. 


Campus Closed - Memorial Day


9am-12pm Zoom Advising

1-4:30pm In-person & Phone Advising


9am-12pm In-person & Phone Advising

1-4:30pm Zoom Advising


1-4:30pm Zoom Advising


Closed for Staff Professional Development

(CLOSED 12-1pm for lunch daily)

Campus Closure Days:

  • Monday, May 30, 2022 (Memorial Day)
  • Monday, July 4, 2022 (Independence Day) 

For Online Zoom Advising:

For In-person Advising: 

  • Visit the Education Building Room 67. NO appointment needed.
  • Students must be wearing a mask at all time in the building and be prepared to show a green checkmark from student pre-screening. 

For Phone Advising:

  • Call 562-985-1105

Welcome to the Beach!

Interested in becoming a teacher but don't know where to begin?  The Teacher Preparation Advising Center (TPAC) at Cal State Long Beach can help!  We offer pre-program and in-program advising and information for the Liberal Studies Bachelors Degree as well as the Multiple Subject (elementary teaching), Single Subject (middle and high school teaching), Special Education (Education Specialist) and Urban Dual Credential Programs.  Drop-in Zoom Advising is available for all programs. 

Some of our services include:

Liberal Studies Program 

Bachelor Degree in Liberal Studies (Intergrated Teacher Education Program- ITEP or BA only)

Teaching Credential Programs

Hours are subject to change.  It is also highly recommended that you attend a Program Information Meeting prior to coming in for advising.  See the individual program websites listed above for Information Meeting dates and times.

For additional information related to professional licensure and certification related to this program, please see the Credential Center.