CLA Transfer SOAR

Welcome to the College of Liberal Arts!

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

Steps to Complete Your Advising & Registration:

1. Complete Online Advising & Registration Course

  • Available December 1st on BeachBoard via
  • Complete BeachBoard course prior to December 14th

2. Review Course Recommendations & Registration Instructions

  • Emailed to your personal and/or CSULB Student email from your advisor in early-December
  • Load your MyCSULB Shopping Cart based on the advisor’s recommendations and attached resources

3. Register Once Holds are Removed

  • Advisors are available for registration assistance during business hours
  • A SOAR hold will be placed on your record on December 21st and removed once you attend your virtual orientation workshop

Advising Assistance

If you register successfully, congratulations! You are not required to speak with an advisor.

If you need registration assistance, find your advisor here: CLA SOAR Advising Contacts.

The University is closed and all advisors are offline during weekends and December 24th – January 3rd.

Registration Resources
Hold Information
  • Check for holds on your MyCSULB Student Center prior to registering
  • Click on “Details” to learn who to contact to get any additional holds removed
  • SOAR Hold – Attend your virtual orientation or contact SOAR
  • Admissions Hold – Contact Admissions
Changing Your Major

If you are changing your major into or within CLA, complete a General Questions form and include your intended major.

If you are changing your major outside of CLA, contact the Advising Center for your intended major.

No longer attending CSULB in Spring?

Complete a General Questions form to confirm you no longer plan to attend CSULB.

Attention Psychology Majors!

Some Psychology courses will be reserved for incoming PSY majors!

Search for open PSY classes using the MyCSULB Search Function.

Incoming PSY majors are limited to TWO PSY classes in Spring 2021.

Important Deadlines & Reminders