Drop-in verses Appointment

Depending on the type of question(s) you have, you may need to come by University Advisement Center for walk in general education advising office, or you may need to schedule an appointment with an Advisor. Here are some very general guidelines of what can be answered during 10-15 minutes drop in advising, and what requires an 1:1 appointment. (You may schedule one of the following appointments: in person, Phone, or Zoom).

Drop In Advising (10-15 mins)

  • General Info about Probation and/or Disqualification
  • GE course(s)
  • One Semester Course Planning
  • Overall Graduation Requirements
  • How to Choose a Major
    • *Signature on COMPLETED Petition
  • Resources Understanding CSUDH Majors/Minors

Appointment with Advisor (30 mins)

  • Petition for Reinstatement
  • Discrepancy Reports
  • New Transfer Student (with evaluated Transcripts)
  • Former Students Returning
  • Graduation Planning
  • Advisor Referrals
  • Multi-Semester Course Planning
  • GPA Calculation
  • Summer School Planning
  • General Education Course Substitution Petitions
  • University Petition
  • More than 1 question

If you do not see the topic of your question above, please call us at 310-243-3538 (Press #8) to determine what kind of advising you should seek.

To see an advisor or Peer Academic Coach, check in at WH 200. Your Student ID is required. Sign-in at the front desk to see an advisor or peer academic coach. 

Drop-ins will begin 15 minutes prior to the start of drop-in hours and last the student sign-in will be 15 minutes before the close of walk-ins.

DHFYE Drop-In Hours  …

All students that have general advising questions will meet with a Peer Academic Coach and their assigned College based Retention Specialists.