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About Us

The CSULB Guardian Scholars Program assists current/former foster youth in their educational purists by offering services such as academic counseling, financial aid advising, tutoring, mentorship, skills assessment, and math and writing labs throughout their academic career. Additionally, the CSULB Guardian Scholars Program provides advising with an academic counselor who has knowledge about on-campus resources and other critical services available from different departments throughout the university which will assure college retention and graduation.

Our Mission

To build networks with other foster youth students, staff and faculty members on campus, in order to access student services and strengthen the foster youth academic and social support system throughout their academic careers. CSULB Guardian Scholars strives to facilitate discussions and encourage an understanding of foster youth needs. We create opportunities to provide tools to be successful in comprehensive and supportive college environment.

Our Scholar Values

We Commit to in building a community where students come first.
We emphasize Trust, by strengthen each other and building relationships
We express Appreciation and respect both verbally and non-verbally.
We focus on spending sufficient and quality Time with our students
We demonstrate Coping Skills through modeling positive strategies of how to handle life challenges.
We utilize Communication by allowing students to express who they are and what they need.
We cultivate Relationship with others

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News & Events

Guardian Scholars Meeting 12:00pm at the Multicultural Center FO-3

September 7, 2017 & September 21, 2017
October 5, 2017 & October 19, 2017
November 2, 2017 & November 16, 2017

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2017 College Inclusion Summit Flyer
2017 Graduate & Professional Schools Fair Flyer

Congratulation Guardian Scholars Students with 3.0 GPA or Higher

  • Ruby Alatorre
  • Katherine Barraza
  • Joaquin Avila
  • Edwin Bermudez
  • Beatriz Chavez
  • Lucilla Davies
  • Mercedes Emesibe
  • Aisha Gaillard
  • Kandi Gonzalez
  • Andrea Green
  • Brisia Gutierrez
  • Ira Hamilton
  • Lauren-Michelle Hardge
  • Clarissa Hernandez
  • Courtney McClane
  • Kyndra McDaniel
  • Tylina Mendez
  • Leslie Otanez
  • Carol Sida
  • Crystal Soria