Advising for Incoming CHHS Students

Welcome new College of Health & Human Services (CHHS) students! We are excited to work with you. We will be available to help with registering for your first semester. We understand that you are eager to meet with your CHHS advisor, but please know we can not advise you until your assigned advising & registration date. We appreciate your patience! Review the information below to learn more about the advising & registration process.

Orientation and Registration Requirement for Incoming Students

All incoming students will complete the following two components before their first semester:

  1. Orientation Process led by Student Orientation, Advising & Registration (SOAR).
  2. Advising & Registration Process led by your assigned advising center or department advisor.

Steps to Start Your Journey:

  1. Accept your Admission by submitting your Intent to Enroll and Enrollment Deposit by May 1. Visit your MyCSULB Student Portal to get started.
  2. Check your BeachMail and personal email accounts on a regular basis for directions and announcements.
  3. Make a reservation for your linked On-Campus Orientation Workshop and Class Registration Dates by June 1.
  4. Submit your transfer credits!
    • ​First Time, First-Year Students
      1. Complete the First-Time, First-Year Advising Survey by May 30th.  
      2. Submit official AP or IB scores to CSULB. 
      3. If you have completed any college courses outside of CSULB, submit official transcripts to the university.
      4. Click HERE for instructions if you need help transferring your credits to CSULB.
    • Transfer Students
      1. Submit official transcripts to the university.  Click HERE for instructions.
  5. Fulfill your Orientation Process – learn more about this step by visiting the Orientation website. This must be completed before enrolling in classes.
    • You must sign up for an orientation workshop in order to register for Fall 2022. If you have not signed up for the workshop, please sign up ASAP! Please note, that advising & registration will happen after your orientation workshop.
  6. Complete the following two online courses on BeachBoard: 
    • Online Pre-Orientation Program - this course is required as part of your orientation requirement
    • Online Advising & Registration Course - this course is required for your advising & registration requirement
  7. Fulfill your Orientation Process – learn more about this step by visiting the Orientation website. This must be completed before enrolling in classes.
    • You must sign up for an orientation workshop in order to register for Fall 2022. If you have not signed up for the workshop, please sign up ASAP! Please note, that advising & registration will happen after your orientation workshop.
  8. Complete the Advising & Registration Process (see below) and Register for Fall 2022 courses the morning of your Advising & Registration Day!