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General Academic Advising

We encourage you to contact the Academic Advising Programs staff as early as possible in your program and whenever you have questions about your degree progress:

Advising and Orientation (530-898-5712) for:

  • General Education "Pathways" requirement advising and course planning
  • Major and minor exploration
  • Understanding graduation requirements
  • GPA advising (including Academic Probation and Disqualification)
  • Navigating polices, requirements, and opportunities
  • Credit by examination
  • Office Open: Student Services Center, Room 220, Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm
  • Drop-In Advising Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm
  • Appointments are available, including telephone appointments
  • Have a question but don't have time to talk? Email

Graduation Advising (530-898-5957) for:

  • Your transfer credit from other institutions and how it meets CSU, Chico's requirements
  • Assistance with your Degree Progress Report to assure you have an accurate list of remaining graduation requirements, including General Education
  • Applying to graduate (file one year in advance of your planned requirement completion date)
  • Drop-in, telephone, and Zoom advising
  • Have a question but don't have time to talk? Email

Credential Services (530-898-6455) for:

  • Qualifying for a California teaching or services credential. Call ahead for an advising appointment.
  • Have a question but don't have time to talk? Email
Accessibility Accommodations: If you need special disability accommodations for accessing any information on this website, please contact Regional & Continuing Education. For accommodations for an event, workshop, or online or on-campus class, please contact the CSU, Chico Accessibility Resource Center.