"Good advising may be the single most underestimated characteristic of a successful college experience." – R.J.Light

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.

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Advising Office Information

Office & Phone Hours

Summer Hours
June 2 - August 15, 2014

Monday - Thursday  8:00 am  - 5:00 pm

The University is closed on Fridays in the summer.

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.

GE Planning Sheet

The GE Planning Sheet (pdf) is a convenient guide to the structure of the Pathway Program and all GE courses. For additional GE course information, you can view our Course Title by Pathways document.

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.

New Online Courses!

Chico State students now have access to more online courses through other CSU campuses with CourseMatch. Fall 2014 courses will be posted in August.

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