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Welcome to Advising at CSUSB

We are open and ready to support you! As we continue to monitor and meet established safety guidelines in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, our offices are still open and operating in a virtual format. Please keep a close watch for new announcements. More information and resources can be found on CSUSB's dedicated COVID-19/Coronavirus Information page at Thank you and stay safe.

Advising FAQ

Q. How do I schedule an appointment with an advisor? If I've scheduled an appointment, how do I cancel my appointment? 

You are able to schedule an appointment online. Please follow the steps in the "How to Make an Appointment" flyer. To cancel your appointment, please see the "How to Cancel an Appointment" flyer. 

Q. As an incoming first time freshman, how do I apply for the 4 Year Graduation Pledge Program?

The deadline for for fall 2020 first year students to apply for the 4 Year Graduation Pledge Program was Friday, August 7, 2020. The deadline for Incoming first year students for the spring 2021 term is December 21, 2020. Application will be available beginning November 17, 2020.

Q. Will the advising centers be open during to schedule appointments and/or answer questions?

Yes, the advising centers will be operating remotely to assist you. Please refer to the Who is My Advisor page for contact information. Appointments may be available virtually or by phone. 


CSUSB Advising Podcast

Advising and Academic Services offers you a new advising podcast! Join co-hosts Star Wildes and Matt Markin as they bring you the latest advising updates at Cal State San Bernardino! Each episode is specifically made for you, the CSUSB students and parents. Star and Matt provide you advising tips, interviews with both CSUSB campus resources and those in academic advising. 

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Important Dates


10-26: Spring 2021 Semester Advising begins


11-02: Spring 2021 Semester Registration Appointments begin
11-09: Winter 2020/21 Intersession Registration begins; (Open Enrollment only)
11-11: Campus Closed; Veteran's Day Observed
11-20: Spring 2021 Semester Open Enrollment Begins
11-26 - 11-29: Campus Closed; Thanksgiving Holiday Observed
11-30: Winter 2020/21 Intersession Late Registration/Late Fee begins


12-04: Last day of Fall Semester Regular classes
12-05: Last day of Fall Semester Saturday classes
12-07 - 12-12: Fall Semester Finals week
12-14: Spring 2021 Late Registration begins ($25.00 late fee applies)
12-15: Winter 2020/21 Intersession Fees Due
12-16: Winter 2020/21 Intersession Pre-Payment
12-17: Winter 2020/21 Intersession Last Day to Add Open Classes over myCoyote
12-17: Fall Semester Grades Due
12-18: Winter 2020/21 Intersession Classes Begin
12-22: Winter 2020/21 Intersession Census
12-23: Fall Semester Grades Available via myCoyote
12-25 - 01-03-20: Christmas and Winter Break; Campus Closed