The CSULB Guardian Scholars Program assists current/former foster youth in their educational pursuits 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.
The Mission of Guardian Scholars at California State University, Long Beach is to assists current/former foster youth in their educational pursuits by offering holistic services such as academic counseling, financial aid advising, tutoring, and mentorship. Guardian Scholars strives to connect and engage our students to campus life to ensure a sense of belonging and facilitate opportunities that will lead to graduation.
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