CLA SOAR Advising

Welcome to the College of Liberal Arts!

As an incoming CLA student, you will complete two components to begin at CSULB:

1. Advising & Registration – facilitated by a professional CLA advisor

  • Register for courses one week BEFORE your SOAR Virtual Orientation Workshop

2. Orientation – facilitated by the SOAR Office

  • Attend your SOAR Virtual Orientation Workshop one week AFTER registering for courses

Advising & Registration Information

Click on the appropriate icon for details about your advising and registration process:

Changing Your Major

If you are changing your major into or within CLA, submit the appropriate Major Change Request below:

If you are changing your major outside of CLA, find the Advising Center for your intended major and submit the Change of Major Request Form on their website.

Adding a Minor or Double Major in CLA

At this time, we are NOT accepting requests from incoming students to add a Minor or Double Major. Students may discuss their options with an advisor during the Fall 2021 semester.

To add an additional degree objective (Minor or 2nd Major) you must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA in all three GPAs: Overall, CSULB, and Major
  • Be fully declared in your major (no pre-majors)
  • Be able to complete all degree requirements within expected graduation term

In the meantime, we encourage you to explore our CLA Major & Minor Checklists!

Registration Resources
Hold Information
No longer attending CSULB in Fall?

Submit an Online Admissions Ticket to confirm you no longer plan to attend CSULB.

Important Deadlines, Reminders & Resources

Have Questions?

Your advisor will be contacting you via email prior to registration, but if you have immediate questions, please submit our General Questions Form.

Submit a question