Welcome! Fall 2022 Advising is offered on a drop-in basis via Zoom.
(Scroll down to Calendar & click on day/time for details)
See the CSULB COVID-19 page and check email regularly for official COVID-19 information.
- Dr. Claudia López
- Dr. Steven Osuna
- Dr. Varisa Patraporn
August/September Updates: ** WELCOME Back & Welcome New Students for Fall 2022 **
- Classes start Monday, August 22nd
- Last day to add or drop classes without approval is Friday, September 2nd by 10pm
- First two weeks of semester are busy times for advising; be ready with quick questions.
- Deadline to register for September GPE is Friday, August 26th, by 5pm
The sociology department offers advising to assist undergraduate students with academic and career-related issues:
- Short and long-term class planning
- Graduation requirements
- Post-graduate options and opportunities
- Other matters related to your sociology career here at CSULB
RESOURCES for Class Schedule Planning:
- Sociology Major Checklist 2022-23
- Sociology Minor Checklist 2021-22.
- Sociology Ready to Register Presentation Slides
- HOW TO Enroll guide: Register for Classes in Your Student Center
- Browse public schedule for Fall 2022 classes (green dots are open):
- Sociology Classes
- Upper Division (UD) General Education (GE) and Writing Intensive (WI) classes [you need one of each of these]:
- VIDEO: How to Search Upper Division GE classes in MyCSULB
- Guide: How to Search for Writing Intensive classes in MyCSULB
- Review your Academic Requirements Report (ARR) regularly. This ARR guide from Enrollment Services will show you how to access and understand your ARR.
ADDITIONAL ADVISING TIPS & RESOURCES:
- Information about Academic Standing, Academic Probation/Warning, and Disqualification.
- Sign up for the GPE. Be sure to sign up for the GWAR placement exam (GPE) by your first semester as a junior.
- Explore MINORS: College of Liberal Arts; College of Business; Health and Human Services; and New: Equity & Education Minor (flyer).
- Take a class at a community college while enrolled at CSULB: Supplemental Credit for Current CSULB Students. See “Other Ways to Earn Credit as a CSULB Student” on the Supplemental Credit site. Remember: a maximum of 70 community college units may be used toward the 120 units required for graduation.
- Take an online class from another CSU while enrolled at CSULB: CSULB Fully Online
- Information about Withdrawing from a Class.
- The College of Liberal Arts Advising ATLAS web site has lots of useful information and resources. See the Freshman Mandatory Advising page for How-to Videos.
- It is never too early to check out the Career Center.
- Thinking about graduate school? The Graduate Center has many resources to help you.
- General advising/policy questions may be emailed to Sociology.Advising@csulb.edu. Questions that require an advisor to review your record will not be answered by email. See us through drop-in instead.
Click on a date and time to find the Zoom link. Join the Zoom session anytime during the scheduled advising window. You will enter a waiting room where you will wait for your turn to speak with the advisor. We look forward to meeting with you. We are here to help!
If you need help with an urgent matter that can’t wait until the next drop-in session, you can try reaching out to College Advisors in ATLAS.