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While non-essential on-campus operations are temporarily suspended, students in the College of Arts and Letters can access advising services through a variety of remote methods.
 Appointments take place through the Zoom video conferencing app.

To schedule a Zoom appointment:

  1. Click the blue button labeled Advising Appointment (adjacent to the Contact Us information).
  2. Next, click Schedule an Appointment.
  3. For Type, select Academic Advising; for Service, select Academic Advising.
  4. For Location, select CAL Advising Center.
  5. Select your program advisor from the Pick a Staff Member list.
  6. Finally, click on the blue arrows until you find an open slot that matches your availability.

Advisors are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to respond to email, meet through Zoom, and if necessary, consult with students via phone. Contact us at

Welcome to CAL Advising

Our Mission:
The primary purpose of the Academic Advising Center for the College of Arts and Letters at California State University San Bernardino is to assist our undergraduate students in the development and implementation of their educational plans and serve as a resource for all students that walk through our doors and utilize our services. We commit to incorporating a variety of advising practices and understand there is not a one size fits all advising approach for our students.

We aim to create a place where students can seek guidance, help, and support. We also pride ourselves in working closely with both our Academic and other Support Departments to facilitate relationships between students, Faculty Advisors and Career Counselors. We subscribe to a philosophy that it takes a village to support our students and assist them in achieving their educational goals and career success.
Our Vision:
To empower our students to be proactive, responsible scholars that utilize and take full advantage of university resources and opportunities. We strive to promote student success through active advising catering to our student’s needs, while also focusing on student engagement and learning.

Advising Services:

CAL Advising offers Professional Advising appointments during select days and times. Professional Advisors are assigned by program and class level, and can assist with a variety of academic needs. It is our pleasure to serve you!

CAL Advising also offers Peer Advising on a drop-in basis to assist students with one term of schedule planning, reivew program requirements via PAWS, and address general academic & university related questions

Office Hours*:

Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
*Office Hours subject to change during finals week and scheduled breaks.

UH-203  |  Phone: 909-537-5121


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