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Attention CLA Freshmen!

ATLAS advises all Liberal Arts freshmen. For information about satisfying your advising requirement, see our Freshman Mandatory Advising page.

Majors We Advise

We also advise new transfers and continuing students in these majors:

  • American Sign Language & Deaf Cultures
  • American Studies
  • Chicano Latino Studies
  • Economics
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies

ALL other Liberal Arts Majors will be advised by their department faculty advisor.

Please click on the link below that applies to you and an advisor will respond via your CSULB email.

Class Schedule Assistance (Current CSULB Students)
  • Submit your Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 schedule plan and questions for an advisor on this form.
Graduation Check (Current CLA Students)
  • Planning to graduate Spring 2021 or Summer 2021? Apply by October 15, 2020. After deadline, late fee applies.
  • Review the Graduation Guide to determine your graduation status.
  • If you would like an advisor to review your final plan, submit a Graduation Check form.
Request a CLA Major or Minor

Declaring a Major

  • Complete this form to declare a CLA Major.
  • For CLA Major Checklists, click here.

Requesting to Add, Drop, or Swap a Minor

  • Complete this form for CLA Minor requests.
  • For CLA Minor Checklists, click here.
General Questions


  • Please fill out the form below and click submit. Thank you for your patience. You will receive a response within two business days.

  • For incoming students who have not yet received an ID number use all 0's (ex: 000000000).
  • Ex: American Studies, Pre-Psychology, Undeclared

    If unsure or considering multiple majors, please indicate unsure or list all majors.

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ATLAS Phone Hours

We have limited availability by phone. You can reach us at (562) 985-7804 during the following hours:

  • Monday: 10am-1pm & 2-5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am-12pm & 1-4pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-12pm & 1:30-4:30pm
  • Thursday: 10am-1pm & 2-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm

Contact Numbers

Frequently Used Forms & Resources

Checklists for CLA Majors, Minors, & Certificates

Click here to see major, minor, and certificate course requirements.

Major Department Advisors

Major Department Advisors are available online. Find your advisor’s contact information here.

Study Abroad Questions

Whether you are returning from studying abroad or planning a trip, please contact the Study Abroad Office.

CLA Internships & Career Advising

Schedule a Zoom appointment via your Single Sign On Account.

Psychology Course Credit Requests

Email the completed form and syllabus to

Withdrawals and Petitions