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CHHS Academic Advising

CHHS Academic Advising

The College of Health & Human Services (CHHS) Academic Advising Center provides both general education and major academic advising to currently matriculated CSULB undergraduate students in all of the CHHS disciplines: Criminology & Criminal Justice, Family & Consumer Sciences, Health Care Administration, Health Science, Kinesiology, Nursing, Recreation & Leisure Studies, Social Work, and Speech-Language Pathology.  

SOAR Online Advising & Registration

Welcome new Fall 2020 CHHS students! If you are looking for information regarding the online advising & registration process, please review the webpage below.


E-Advising using Zoom

In response to the University's decision to suspend in-person classes, CHHS Advising will move all drop-in advising, appointments, and group advising workshops online until further notice. For information on how to connect with our advisors, visit e-advising using Zoom. If you have an appointment or workshop scheduled with CHHS Advising, you will receive an email from your advisor on how to connect to that activity via Zoom. 


Starting June 1st, CHHS Advising will be assisting new students at SOAR. Our office will only be open from 9 am-11 am for continuing students. Academic Advisors will not be available for drop-in advising. If you need to call CHHS Advising during these hours, please use the instructions below on how to connect. If you are a new student, refer to your email to get information on how to reach us for registration questions.

  • How to join Zoom
    • Zoom e-advising is only available for the College of Health and Human Services students. Please refer to your respective college advising center if you need academic advising.
    • Online video session:
    • If you do not have access to a computer, please join the session by calling: (669) 900 - 6833
      • Meeting ID: 561-334-665​​
  • ​Please note that this feature will not be available after 11 am. 

Office Closures

The office will be closed on the following dates and times:​​

Most CSULB staff have been asked to work remotely for the remainder of the Spring semester. The Advising Center office on campus will not be open for any in-person advising until further notice, but we will maintain our normal advising hours and services online. Please connect with your advisors by following our e-advising instructions.​​

  • Every Friday from 12 pm to 1 pm for Professional Development
  • June 12th - The office will be closing at 3pm 

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Summer 2020 Drop-In Advising Hours 


Starting June 1st, Drop-in e-advising will only be available for our incoming Fall 2020 students. Please refer to Beachboard and your email for e-advising details if you are an incoming student. If you are a continuing student and need academic advising, please check back often for updates.

CHHS Degree Objective Changes

Do you want to change your major or add a minor/certificate? Review our degree objective change instructions.

Major Specific Requirements (MSR) for CSULB Students

CSULB students must meet Major Specific Requirements (MSR) in order to declare a major.

Review the MSR for all majors on the Enrollment Services website. 

Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) Grading 

For the Spring 2020 semester, CSULB has expanded the availability of Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) grading. Students can select CR/NC grading for most courses even after grades post, and a CR grade from Spring 2020 will fulfill most requirements.  

Please read our Credit/No Credit FAQ and visit Alternative Grading Options - Spring 2020 for an overview.