Guide to Undergraduate Studies

Advising and Academic Services

The primary purpose is to assist students in the development and implementation of meaningful educational plans that are compatible with their academic and life goals.

Contact: (909) 537-5034

University Hall, Room 380 

CSUSB Early Start Program (ESP) and Coyote First Step (CFS)

Coyote First STEP is CSUSB's FREE, fully residential summer experience for students who are required to participate in Early Start math and plan to attend CSUSB in fall.

ESP/CFS Call Center: (909) 726-0337

ESP/CFS Program Coordinator, April Lane, (909) 537-7381

University Hall, Room 401.20

Student Mentoring Program

Student mentoring is a peer-led undergraduate success program that fosters academic excellence, campus connectedness, engagement, and the growth and development of participating students.

Contact: (909) 537-7765

John M. Pfau Library, PL-208

Student Assistance in Learning (SAIL)

SAIL's mission is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of targeted students, which include undergraduate first-generation, low-income and college students with disabilities.  The project supports its students using a variety of academic support, advising and counseling services.

Contact: (909) 537-5921

University Hall, Room 386

Tutoring Program

Tutoring supports registered students in CSUSB courses on a "walk-in" basis with challenging concepts, strengthening study skills and building academic confidence.  To achieve optimal results, students should bring course materials (syllabus, assignment prompts, etc.) and a few questions in mind.  Stop by and visit our patient and professional tutoring team today!

Contact: (909) 537-5038

University Hall, Room 351


Early Assessment Program (EAP)

The purpose is to ensure that college bound high school graduates have the English and Mathematics skills expected by the state university.

Contact: (909) 537-5046

University Hall, Room 403

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

The purpose is to provide access to higher education for low-income, underrepresented students from disadvantaged backgrounds.  The EOP recruits, retains and graduates students by providing comprehensive support services: outreach, admission, orientation, academic advisement, career and personal counseling, financial guidance, grants and scholarships, and graduate school information.

Contact: (909) 537-5042

University Hall, Room 395

Honors Program

The Honors Program provides students from all majors with a community of peers equally passionate about learning, and it gives them opportunities to participate in community, academic, creative and service experiences that enhance their learning in classrooms, labs or studios.

Contact: (909) 537-7472

University Hall, Room 362

Writing Center

Helps writers at any stage of the writing process to interpret assignments, discover topics, expand ideas, clarify organization, incorporate counter-arguments, cite references, edit and proofread.

Contact: (909) 537-5232

College of Education, Room 310

Supplemental Instruction 

SI provides peer-led, small group, subject-matter support for students enrolled in challenging courses, focusing on key course concepts, effective learning strategies and study skills.

Contact: (909) 537-7355

University Hll, Room 401.22