Freshman Mandatory Advising

We have concluded Spring 2021 FMA for all current CLA freshmen. If you have not completed your Freshman Mandatory Advising, check your student email for an Advising Plan from an ATLAS advisor.

If you are a non-CLA freshman hoping to change your major to CLA, please submit a Major Change Request.

If you have any questions regarding your Fall 2021 class schedule, visit us in Drop-In Advising for further assistance.

FMA Videos

The following videos include information regarding Spring 2021 FMA:

Video 1: Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement & Upper Division GE
Learn about additional GE and graduation requirements needed to complete your degree.

Video 2: Academic Policies
Learn about helpful CSULB policies.

For more information about the policies reviewed in this video, please see:

Video 3: Summer Enrollment Options
If you'd like to get ahead or catch up with units, learn how to take courses at CSULB or your local community college.

Academic Resources

Review the following tools to help plan your schedule.

Navigating Your Student Center
Explore critical areas of your Student Center.

The Academic Requirements Report (ARR)
Identify your remaining requirements with your ARR.

If you are changing your major within or into CLA, view your Major Specific Requirements on your intended major checklist.

Scheduling Tools
Learn how to use course planning tools to complete your requirements.

Course Planning Tools

Creating a Balanced Schedule
Create a balanced schedule with the suggestions in this video.

Academic Support

Utilize CSULB’s many services to receive academic assistance.

Get Involved

Connect with CSULB through a variety of organizational opportunities.

Student Support Services

For additional student services and support, click the link below.