Student Success Center

Student Success Center

Student Success Center updates regarding COVID-19

Welcome to the Student Success Center for the College of Arts and Humanities!

Until further notice, the Student Success Center will be available for advising and assistance during our virtual office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm. While we will not be physically present on campus, we are happy to meet with you via phone, email, chat, and/or videoconferencing. Start with a phone call or email to one of our advisors and we’ll go from there:

Office Phone Number: (310) 243-3264


To schedule an advising session, please email Ms. Jamie Harnage, If you choose an online appointment, via Zoom, you will receive an individualized Zoom link via Toromail email ahead of the meeting.

Jamie Harnage, Professional Advisor (

Chanel Shorter, M.P.A., Professional Advisor and Graduation Specialist (

Dr. Glenn Bach, Arts & Humanities, Faculty Advisor and Retention Specialist (

Penny White, Professional Advisor for majors in Communications and Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (

Jennifer Manqueros, Academic Advisor- University Advisement Center
  • Can assist with GE checks, graduation requirements, petitions, understanding of policies and procedures and campus resources
  • Drop-In Advising: Tuesdays 1-2pm & Thursdays 9-10am, via Zoom

Our advisors are highly committed to understanding the student’s needs and are available to assist you with:

  • Class scheduling
  • Degree information
  • Details on lower division transfer of credits
  • Major and minor advising
  • Assistance in completing graduation applications
  • Information on Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR)
  • Adding and dropping classes
  • Revision of advisement forms
  • Lifting advising holds; and many related areas that affect the student’s academic career

College life can be tough but these 10 tips for Toro Success will help.

  • Attend your classes and participate
  • Get to know your professors
  • Meet with your advisors regularly
  • Read, Read, Read!
  • Do not procrastinate
  • Explore campus resources
  • Maximize your funding opportunities
  • Get involved in student life
  • Get engaged beyond the classroom
  • Get connected

We ask for your continued patience as we at CSUDH make the necessary transitions for the health and safety of our campus community. Go Toros!