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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 incoming first year students to apply for the 4 Year Graduation Pledge Program was Friday, August 7, 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. 


Important Dates


08-21: Fall Semester Refund deadline
08-22: First day of Fall Semester Saturday classes
08-24: First day for Fall Semester classes
08-28: Last day to add open classes for Fall Semester over MyCoyote    
08-28:  Waitlist period ends


09-01: Grad Check deadline for Spring 2021 semester (No graduation in Winter Intersession)
09-05: No Fall Semester Saturday class (Campus Closed)
09-05 – 09-07: Campus Closed; Labor Day Observed
09-21: Fall Semester Census; Last day to add or drop w/o record of enrollment (no W grade)


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