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College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Academic Advising Center

Academic Advisng Center Team

Meet the Spring 2015 Academic Advising Center Team: (Back Row Left-Right): Tim & Kris; (Front Row Left-Right): Liz, Alfreda, Angela & Ana

We look forward to working with you!

CNSM Academic Advising Center Announcements

Beginning Monday, March 16, please check-in for walk-in advising at the computer kiosk to the right of the entrance of HSCI-164. All you need is your student ID card or ID number to check-in. You will be able to schedule appointments online through Advisor Connect in a couple weeks. We will send out an email once that feature is available.


Reminder: Please complete your Spring 2015 Mandatory Transfer Advising. For more information check out the Transfer Advising section.


Reminder: Please complete your Spring 2015 Mandatory Freshman Advising. For more information check out the Freshman Advising section.

Interested in Becoming a Peer Mentor???

The Jensen SAS Center is now accepting Peer Mentor Applications! For more information please review the Peer Mentor Program description. Deadline to apply is Friday, April 17th by 12pm in HSCI-164.

Chemistry Placement Test (CPT) Test Dates & Registration:
July 6, 2015. (Deadline to Register: June 19, 2015)

Anyone wishing to enroll in CHEM 111A for Fall 2015 semester must take and pass the CPT.

To register, please visit the Testing, Evaluation & Assessment website. The Online Registration option in in the upper right corner.

If you have questions regarding how passing the CPT can impact your major - please feel free to make an appointment with one of our advisors!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Wondering about adding a minor or changing a major? How you get credit for your AP exams you took? What are the steps to file for graduation? What can I do with my major? What to do if you pass/do not pass the CPT?

We have collected a series of links and resources to help you with questions that many other students have asked over the semesters. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions!


Academic Advising Center Introduction Video

CNSM Academic Advising Center Mission Statement

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.

  • Provide accurate information about academic programs, major-specific declaration requirements, and resources.
  • Assist with appropriate course selection and sequencing to help students maintain timely progress toward degree completion.
  • Assist in developing short-term and long-term goals, and collaborate with students to identify strategies for achieving those goals by facilitating decision-making and problem solving.
  • Help navigate academic requirements, policies, and procedures, ensuring that students understand their roles in completing degree requirements.
  • Encourage students to utilize additional support services by facilitating appropriate referrals and career planning.
  • Work closely with the Jensen Student Access to Science and Math (SAS) Center, CNSM faculty, and departments and student services across campus.




Schedule an Appointment

Advisor Connect

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

Beginning April 1st 2015, you will be able to schedule advising appointments with your primary pre-major advisor, through an online system called Advisor Connect. Please allow up to 48 hours for your advisor to respond to your appointment request. If you experience any difficulties with making an appointment, please email or call (562) 985-1587.

Spring 2015 Walk-In Hours

Day Hours
Monday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday 11:30am - 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 11:30am

Please note that advisor and center availability is subject to change. We will notify you of planned changes in the Announcements section on this page.

Contact Information

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Academic Advising Center
1250 Bellflower Blvd. - MS9501
Long Beach, CA 90840-9501

Location: Hall of Science- HSCI Room 164C
Phone: (562) 985-1587

Please include your student ID number in all email correspondences and voicemails.

Share Your Success Stories!

Our students here in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics are amazing -- and we want to celebrate that!

We see you working hard every semester, we see the long hours you put in, and we want to recognize and highlight some of the accomplishments that you achieve! Not only do you get to share your insight on being a California State Long Beach student, but you could inspire others as well.

Interested in sharing your stories, tips, or insight? Email our center at You can email your story directly to us, or make an appointment to do so.

Kayla G at 2014 CNSM Graduation