Chicano Studies

Chicana & Chicano Studies

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Chicana/Chicano Studies Department updates regarding COVID-19

January 28, 2021

Thank you for your interest in the Chicana and Chicano Studies Department and for visiting our webpage.

We are currently living through an unprecedented time with the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) and many changes are being announced every day. Faculty and staff in the Chicana and Chicano Studies Department are committed to maintaining our connections to you, our students, in order to support your continued intellectual and personal journeys. Please read below for announcements, information, and resources.


As of March 23, 2020, all CSUDH classes will move to online platforms for the rest of the semester. Please continue to check Blackboard, your campus email account, and be in touch with your professors to keep updated.

The Chicana and Chicano Studies Office:

As of March 17, 2020, all faculty and staff are working remotely and the office is closed. This means that we will not be receiving phone calls regularly. If you must call, the number is (310) 243-3327.

Contact Information:

The best way to get in touch with office staff or the department chair is via email. You should already have your professors’ contact information. If you do not, please click here for a list of faculty members and their email addresses.

To reach the Administrative Support Coordinator and/or Department Chair, please use the emails below, and copy both the Administrative Support Coordinator and the Chair.

Office Hours:

All office hours will be conducted remotely. Please contact your professor for information.


All advising will be done on a remote basis through zoom videoconferencing, telephone, or email. If you need advising, please contact your regular department advisor.

Other Department Updates and Info:

Follow the CHS department’s IG account ( We try to provide both department and university updates there.


Click here for a list of campus resources:

As we navigate these changes, the faculty and staff of the Chicana and Chicano Studies Department is here to support you.
-Dr. Corina Benavides López, Department Chair