HSS Academic Advising

Academic advising is an important tool for your academic success while at CSUF. We encourage students to meet with their major advisor at least once a year. See below for some of the questions or concerns a major advisor can answer for you. 

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Reasons to meet with your major advisor:

  • Questions about your major or general education requirements
  • Academic challenges and concerns
  • A course you completed is not showing up in the correct area in your major
  • Determining appropriate upper division writing courses for your major
  • Major and minor exploration
  • Graduation requirements
  • University policies
  • Questions about Academic Notice
  • You need assistance withdrawing from a course
  • You are filing for retroactive withdrawal
  • You are filing for a medical withdrawal
  • You are seriously struggling with academics
  • Your major, CSUF, or cumulative GPA is below a 2.0