College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management

ECC Student Success Center (ESSC)

  • Add/drop is open: Jan 10-Feb 4. The spring semester starts Jan 24. View our registration help and advising videos for tips, dates, short videos on e-advising tools (Smart Planner, Degree Progress Report, finding your advisor) and more.
ESSC Student Leaders
Get to know the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management by connecting with our ESSC Student Leaders. Let us help guide the way towards academic success!

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  • Additional Advising Resources

    If you have questions about General Education (GE) requirements, Academic Advising Programs can help explain courses and requirements including writing (W) and diversity (USD and GC). 

    If you are a junior or senior nearing graduation with GE questions, need a GE substitution or waiver, or want to confirm you are on track to graduate, meet with Graduation Advising.

    Need to add/swap/drop a major, minor, or certificate? Prepare your Plan Change form and meet with an advisor.

    Did you earn units from test credit? Make sure your Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) College Level Examination (CLEP) test scores are on file to receive credit/units.

    Want to Study Abroad or go on an Exchange? Connect with the Study Abroad Office early to start planning your adventure today!

  • Student Health & Well-being

    College can be great, but it can also be stressful, isolating, make you anxious or be overwhelming which can interfere with your academic success. Sometimes, events happen that are out of your control, but know there are people dedicated and here to help.

    Your Basic Needs are most important Wildcats; let us help! Utilize the resources and the staff of all WellCat Services including the WellCat Counseling Center for mental health care and tools, WellCat Health Center for medical and health needs, WellCat Safe Place for advocacy and support, and WellCat Prevention for awareness and education.

    New this semester, YOU@CSU,Chico launched as an anonymous online well-being platform. Need tips for how to adjust to online learning? Strategies to cope with stress and anxiety? Find personalized resources available 24/7.

  • Campus Financial Services

    Find a wealth of information about Financial Aid. Remember to complete your FAFSA or CADAA (CA DREAM Act application) every year! Applications for the next academic year are open October 1 and you are encouraged to file by the March 2 priority filing date.

    The Wildcat Scholarship application is open January 2-February 15 for the next academic year. Prepare your application and search for other scholarship opportunities.

    Your Basic Needs are most important Wildcats; let us help!

    Need to pay tuition and registration fees? Have a past-due balance? Need to set up a payment plan? Need to purchase a parking pass? Visit Student Financial Services to arrange payments.

  • Get Connected & Stay Involved

    We may be virtual, but we can still write our Chico Experience!

    Visit Student Life and Leadership to join student clubs and organizations, fraternities or sororities, orientation and new student programs, or student leadership opportunities. Register with Wildcat Sync to connect today! 

    Join a club or organization in the College of ECC to meet other students in our programs.

    Connect and transform with the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center and volunteer, lead, or govern with the Associated Students.

  • Technology Support

    Get help with campus technologies including The CSU, Chico Portal, Blackboard Learn, WildcatMail, Zoom, software, and inclusive technology. Keep learning in this virtual environment with campus tools and tutorials.

  • CSC2/MEP

    Additional support and services provided to students in the Chico STEM Connections Collaborative (CSC2) program.

ESSC Fall 2021 Hours:

Mon–Wed: 8:30am–5:00pm
Thur: 8:30am-3pm
Fri: 11am–5:00 pm

Location: OCNL 246
Phone: 530-898-3121
Appts: In-person & Zoom available

Jen McKee

Jen McKee
College Advising
& Retention Specialist (CARS)
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Keegan Penso

Keegan Penso
ESSC Student Advisor
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ESSC Advising Services

  • Campus e-advising tools
  • Individualized advising support
  • Course planning and scheduling
  • Navigating academic support resources
  • Connection to career advisors and services

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