"Good advising may be the single most underestimated characteristic of a successful college experience."
Welcome to Academic Advising
Greetings Students! Chico State has so much to offer - over 70 majors, over 90 minors, and nearly 4000 courses, not to mention over 200 clubs and organizations and experiences such as study abroad. And CSU, Chico provides an array of services and resources to help you resolve problems and support your success. You have a lot of choices to make!
Academic Advisors are here to help you navigate requirements, policies, and opportunities, and to help you explore and achieve your academic goals. Each student is an important member of the Chico State community - we want your experience here to be a successful one, and we look forward to speaking with you. We invite you to explore this site to learn more about who we are and the services we can offer you.
Faculty and staff are invited to utilize Academic Advising Programs as a resource for information and collaboration in support of student success.
Academic Advising Programs Annual Reports
Advising Office Information
Office & Phone Hours
Regular Semester Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
See the Academic Calendar for University closures.
Drop-In Advising Appointment Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Student Services Center Room 220
IMPORTANT NOTE: During busy advising periods, such as the first weeks of the semester and registration times, students are encouraged to arrive well in advance of 3:00 pm so that all students may be seen by the close of drop-in hours.
Advising Intern Recruitment
Interested in joining our team as an Advising Intern? We're looking for detail oriented, highly motivated students who possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. Prior advising, counseling, or leadership experience is highly desirable. Read the full job description, and if you are interested in becoming an integral part of the Academic Advising Program staff please submit your Intern Application, Staff/Faculty Recommendation Form and CSU Chico Student Employment Application to SSC 220 by noon on Friday October 28, 2016.
GE Planning Sheet
Online Course Readiness Evaluation
Success in an online course depends on a student's ability to use technology, study independently, manage time, and put forth as much effort as in a face-to-face course. This self assessment tool helps determine your readiness to be successful in your course.
CSU Fully Online Courses
Chico State students now have access to more online courses through other CSU campuses with CourseMatch.