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Services Provided

One of the major goals of the advising center is to provide guidance to undergraduate students from the time they apply to the College until they successfully complete their major program of study. Whether you need assistance with a suitable “Educational Plan,” determining eligibility for admission to the major, or registration problems, our experienced staff is here to assist you. Please explore the various links to learn more about the services we provide.

Individual Advising Appointments can help you

  • Eligibility for admission to the major, based on impaction criterion for Pre-Business students and students wanting to change their major to Business Administration
  • Develop an Educational Plan
  • Review transfer credit and understand transfer policies
  • Plan your next semester’s schedule
  • Prepare a plan to complete major requirements for students identified as “Super Seniors”
  • Understand University and graduation requirements
  • Remove probationary status to avoid disqualification
  • Determine major grade point deficiencies and how to resolve them
  • Explore other services on campus

Center for Student Success Processes

  • Approval of “Timely Graduation Appeal”
  • “Open University” registration and “Late Registration Request” forms to enforce prerequisites and classroom limits
  • Permits when the system does not recognize that a student has taken the prerequisite
  • “Petition for Substitution/Equivalency” to determine course equivalency from another institution to meet major requirements
  • Request for Foreign Language Equivalency (International Business option)
  • Revalidation of upper division courses that are over ten years old at time of graduation

Center for Student Success has Signature Authority to Approve

  • “Educational Leave” requests for undergraduate Business majors
  • Election of the credit/no credit grading option for Business majors or Business courses

Center for Student Success provides letters from the major advisers for students who are requesting

  • Approval for “Practical Training” from the Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • Financial Aid SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress)
  • Verification for Public Social Services

Center for Student Success participates in outreach activities

  • Counselors’ Conference
  • LBUSD College and Career Night
  • National College Fairs
  • Onsite/Offside community college events
  • Preview Day – College of Business Administration
  • Transfer Day/Major Fairs

Center for Student Success provides workshops for

  • Mandatory freshman and transfer advising
  • Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) sessions