Contact Us

CNSM Academic Advising Center
Please include your student ID number in all email correspondence.

Location: Hall of Science (HSCI), Room 164

Phone: 562.985.7250


Shannon Durbin, Undergraduate Advising and Retention Coordinator

Cesar Cervantes, Academic Advisor

Dennis Garcia, Program Coordinator of Learning Communities and Academic Advisor

Tanya Piloyan, Senior Academic Advisor

Sonia Santos, Senior Academic Advisor

Dahlia Valle, Academic Advisor

Lane Olsen-Cooper, Administrative Support Coordinator

Postal Mail

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
California State University Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-9501


Academic Advisors appointments (30 minutes sessions) are prioritized for continuing students. Please see our Appointment Guide regarding on-campus advising appointments.

Appointment via SSO
Beach Connect

Drop-In Hours

Drop-in hours for Spring 2024 will start January 22, 2024.

  • Monday: 12:30pm-2:30pm in person
  • Tuesday: 9:30am-11:30am in person
  • Wednesday: 9:30am-11:30am via Zoom
  • Thursday: 1:00pm-3:00pm via Zoom
  • Friday: 12:00pm-2:00pm via Zoom

Online: CNSM Advising Zoom Room, Zoom room ID: cnsmadvising

On-campus: Hall of Science (HSCI) - Room 164

Students will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis by a limited number of advisors. Availability is subject to change: see Announcements on CNSM Advising.