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CNSM Academic Advising Center

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Academic Advising Center

The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (CNSM) Academic Advising Center is committed to helping students graduate in a timely manner with a highly-valued degree from California State University, Long Beach. This is accomplished through excellent academic advising, and providing support services and resources, while partnering with CNSM students to identify and achieve their educational and career goals. Learn more about us.


  • 2/28 - Preparing for Careers in Science and Health Professions

    Come learn from a panel of professionals how to prepare for and be competitive for careers with a science degree on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm. In attendance we will have the Health Professions Advising Office, the Career Development Center and the Graduate Studies Resource Center. Following the panel we will have a Question and answer session. We hope you will join us!

  • Looking for Tutoring Support?

    Check out this guide to Tutoring in Math and Science for where to find free tutoring on campus.

Need Academic Advising Help?

Current CNSM Students

If you are a pre-major then email your pre-major advisor, otherwise please contact your major advisor.

Current CSULB Students wanting to change majors to CNSM

If you are a freshmen or sophomore with under 50 earned units then please email the assigned pre-major advisor for your major of interest. Otherwise, please contact the relevant major advisor.

Prospective CSULB Students

Please contact University Outreach & School Relations (562-985-5358) if you are wanting information on The Beach. Outreach is available to help you make an informed decision about your college choice.

If you have already applied, then please contact undergraduate admissions for all your application questions (562-985-2500) as academic advising is unable to answer these questions.

Current CSULB Parent

Please note that FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) laws prohibit advisors from discussing with a parent their adult student’s academics without written consent from their student. For general questions please email Tim Kalliomaa, Coordinator of Advising, CNSM Academic Advising Center at

Non-CSULB Academic Advisor or Counselor

Please email Tim Kalliomaa, Coordinator of Advising, CNSM Academic Advising Center at Please note that I am unable to answer admissions questions. For these inquiries please direct them to undergraduate admissions within CSULB Enrollment Services (562-985-2500).

Schedule an Appointment

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Student Success Collaborative

We operate on an appointment basis, however, students may also be seen for a quick question during walk-in hours.

Spring 2017 Walk-In Hours

Day From To
Monday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Thursday 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Please note that advisor and center availability is subject to change.

Contact Us

Location HSCI - 164 view map
Coordinator of Advising Tim Kalliomaa
Phone (562) 985-5364

To contact your assigned academic advisor directly, please see Who is My Advisor?