Academic Advising Programs

Resources for Faculty & Staff Advisors

Dual Advising at CSU, Chico

CSU, Chico utilizes a dual advising system to help students graduate on time.

Academic Advising Programs, located in the Student Service Center (SSC) 220, is known as the “Home of Undeclared”.  Academic Advisors provide developmental advising to all undecided students, students in transition, and even to students who have a declared major. 

“Developmental academic advising recognizes the importance of interactions between the student and the campus environment, it focuses on the whole person, and it works with the student at that person'sown life stage of development.”

-Margaret King, “Developmental Academic Advising”

Types of Advising

View of the Text of the Dual Advising Venn Diagram.

Image depicts the roles of academic and faculty advisors.

Academic Advising Programs College Liaisons

Academic Advising Programs and faculty/instructors enjoy a long history of working together to promote student intellectual development, academic success in and out of the classroom, and retention. The relationship between faculty and academic advisors allows for a more seamless advising experience for students. Each plays an important and complementary role in students’ intellectual and academic exploration. The partnership between Academic Advising and faculty encourages student success.

Contact an Advising Liaison

Academic Advising Faculty Coordinator
Dami Hammer

Javier Garcia

Behavioral & Social Sciences
Anna Flores

Jasmany "Jas" Garcia

Communication & Education
Pablo Soto

Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management
Jason Stapleton

Humanities & Fine Arts
Javier Garcia

Natural Sciences
Brianna Ellis

Our liaisons strive to:

  • Connect: Be a connection to you and students concerning the University resources available such as our E-Advising tools, Student Support Programs, Academic Probation, etc.
  • Contact: Be available as the primary point of contact for any questions that you may have or concerns regarding individual students
  • Cooperate: Work collaboratively with you to help improve student success
    • Provide you & your students with GE / graduation / policy information to ensure correct information needed to progress towards degree completion
    • Course selection strategies for double counting major courses within GE and other graduation requirements
  • Build Relationships: Form a collaborative working relationship with open lines of communication

Academic Status Committee