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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.

Q. I am an incoming first time freshman or transfer student for the fall 2020 semester. When can I schedule an appointment with my advisor? 

All incoming students will need to attend orientation first before they can meet with an advisor. During orientation, you will be provided with information on who is your advisor and how class registration works. If you have not signed up for orientation, you can find more information on program dates and how to register for orientation by visiting their website

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

Incoming first year students for the fall 2020 term can apply now for the 4 Year Graduation Pledge Program. The online application is available on the 4 Year Pledge website. The deadline to apply is 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


06-06: Last day of Spring Quarter Saturday classes
06-08: Last day of Spring Quarter Regular classes
06-08: Summer Quarter Late Registration begins ($25.00 late fee applies)
06-09 - 06-13: Spring Quarter Finals week
06-11: Fall 2020 Semester Open Enrollment and Schedule Adjustment period begins (no late fee)
06-16: Spring Quarter Grades Due
06-22:  Summer Quarter 6W1 classes begin (Only one 5 week session offered for Summer 2020 term)
06-22: Spring Quarter Grades available over myCoyote
06-30: Summer Quarter 6W1 CENSUS; Last day to add or drop w/o record of enrollment (no W grade)


07-03 – 07-05: Campus Closed; Independence Day Observed
07-20: Fall 2020 Semester Late Registration ($25.00 late fee applies)
07-23: Summer Quarter Session 6W1 last day of instructions
07-27 & 7-28: Summer Quarter 6W1 Finals
07-30: Summer Quarter 6W1 Grades due


08-04: Summer Quarter 6W1 Grades available
08-07: Deadline for incoming fall 2020 first year students to apply for the 4 Year Graduation Pledge Program
08-13: Fall Semester Tuition Fees Due
08-14: Fall Semester Pre-payment begins
08-17: Academic Year begins
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