Appointment Requests

In order to best protect our students and ourselves, our advising services are available only by phone, email, and Zoom at this time. Please contact us at (559) 278-1787 or so we may find the best way to assist you with your questions. You may also email your assigned undeclared advisor directly.  The University Advising Center looks forward to working with you shortly! Thank you! 

Office Hours - Summer 2020 (May 18th-August 7th)

Monday - Friday, appointments only (appointments may not be available on scheduled Dog Days)

8:00am - 11:00am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Email your assigned undeclared advisor or to schedule an appointment.

We are located in the Joyal Administration Building, Room 224. (See campus map. Short-term parking is available in the area south of the Smittcamp Alumni House.)

You can also buy a $5 permit for the day and park in any student lot.

University Advising Center                                                                        
Student Success Services 
Joyal Administration Building, Room 224 
5150 North Maple Avenue M/S JA 62 
Fresno California 93740-8026 
Phone: 559.278.1787 
Fax: 559.278.1895


Current Students

 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT with an Academic Counselor:

  • Call 559.278.1787 and leave a voicemail.
  • Email your undeclared advisor directly or email to schedule an appointment


Click here to email an Academic Counselor and we will respond during business hours Monday-Friday.  If you are needing immediate assistance, please feel free to contact our office or your major advising center.

Current Fresno State students may use this service to ask an academic counselor general advising questions. We cannot address questions that require us to access your academic records.

NOTE: If you are a prospective (future) student who has not yet been admitted to the university, please contact University Outreach Services at 559.278.2048 or visit 


If you are in need of advising specific to your MAJOR, please contact your Major Advising Center.

Returning Students

  • If you have attended Fresno State in the past, please make an appointment with an academic counselor by calling 559.278.1787.
  • If you have attended other institutions since you were last here, bring copies of those transcripts if you have them (even unofficial ones).
  • The application period is October 1 – January 17 for Fall admission; returning students are currently only admitted in the Fall.  Please visit:

Prospective Students

  • If you have never attended Fresno State but have been formally admitted for an upcoming semester, you will need to attend DOG DAYS: New Student Orientation before you may speak with one of our advisors. After attending Dog Days, you are welcome to meet with an advisor.
  • If you have never attended Fresno State and have not been formally admitted to the university, please contact University Outreach Services.

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