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College of Social Sciences Advising Center

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In following the university’s protocol by taking caution to eliminate the possible spread of COVID-19, all current and future advising sessions will be conducted online. We will NOT see students in-person at this time.

Click here for FAQs regarding the campus closure.

 

Zoom Walk-Ins

Dates: April 14th-23rd, 2021

Times: 9:00am-11:00am & 1:30pm-4:00pm

Walk-ins are quick appointments to meet with an academic counselor for the following:

  • Wish-List Checks
  • Class Registration Questions
  • Clear Advising Holds (Political Science and Anthropology majors, please see department for Mandatory Advising 1 & 2 Hold and Transfer Advising Hold, Probation Holds- need to make an appointment with a counselor through Bulldog Connect).

Join Zoom Meeting

https://fresnostate.zoom.us/j/88294942226?pwd=YnVDTTVUWWpjYzM1a2E4VmFJNHZSZz09

Meeting ID: 882 9494 2226
Passcode: 466742

*If the room is "locked by host", this means we have 40 students in the wait room and locked the link to ensure we can meet with everyone on time. Please try again at the next walk-in session, thank you for your patience during a peak time! 
 

Contact your Advisor

Use the following alpha breakdown (by last name) to contact an academic advisor. If you've been working with a specific advisor in the past, feel free to continue working with them; our alpha breakdown is only to maintain organization.

Emails must be sent from your Fresno State email and include your student ID# in the text. 

Alpha Breakdown Name Email
A - E Sonya Peña sonyap@csufresno.edu 
F - LOP Lydia Moua lydiam@csufresno.edu
LOR - RI Isamar Alvarado isamaralv@csufresno.edu
RO - Z Ross Whitton rwhitton@csufresno.edu

If you have a major/minor in our college, you can schedule a one-on-one appointment with an advisor on Bulldog Connect, attached are the directions here

 

Vision

The College of Social Sciences Advising Center strives to empower students to be active, responsible learners by fostering lifelong learning and student development through a holistic advising approach.

Mission

We are committed to the success of our students by providing academic advising services to support the achievement of their educational, career, and life goals. We encourage our students to take ownership of their educational experience, we foster an academic relationship between student and counselor, and we collaborate with campus partners to provide a quality educational experience.

Values

The following values guide academic advising at the College of Social Sciences Advising Center:

  • Empowerment
  • Inclusiveness
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Advocacy

Services Provided

  • Advising on majors, minors, and certificates within the COSS
  • Academic Plans
  • Class Registration Assistance 
  • General Education Requirements
  • Degree Requirements/Grad Checks
  • How to read your Degree Progress Report (DPR)
  • Clearing Registration Holds
  • Change of Major (within the COSS)

 

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