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Teacher Preparation Advising Center (TPAC)

Teacher Preparation Advising Center (TPAC)

CED Update Regarding COVID-19

Considerations surrounding novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, are evolving rapidly. Please continue to check the Reuniting the Beach website for up-to-date information on the evolving situation within the University. 

The Teacher Preparation Advising Center is available to assist current and prospective students via email, phone, Zoom, and in person (for current CSULB students ONLY). See below for our current advising hours:

Week of October 25th-October 29th

Date Phone Advising Hours Current Students: In Person Drop-Ins Online Zoom Drop-Ins
Monday, October 25th 1-4pm Not Available  9am-12pm
Tuesday, October 26th Not Available  9am-12pm 1-4pm
Wednesday, October 27th 9am-12pm Not Available 1-4pm
Thursday, October 28th Not Available  1-4pm 9am-12pm
Friday, October 29th 9am-12pm Not Available  1-4pm

Week of November 1st-November 5th

Date Phone Advising Hours Current Studnets: In Person Drop-Ins Online Zoom Drop-Ins
Monday, November 1st 9-11am Not Available



Tuesday, November 2nd Not Available  10am-12pm



Wednesday, November 3rd 2-4pm Not Available 



Thursday, November 4th Not Available  2-4pm



Friday, November 5th Not Available  Not Available 



For Online Zoom Advising:

For Phone Advising:

Call 562-985-1105

For Current Students- In-Person Drop-Ins:

In-person drop-in are available for cureent CSULB student ONLY. Stop by EED-67 during our drop-in hours to sign in to speak with a Credential Advisor and/or Liberal Studies Advisor. You will be asked to show your green check mark from your COVID pre-screening. In addition, mask must be worn at ALL time in the building. 


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.