EXCEL Transfer Learning Community


Join a learning community to benefit from mentoring, tutoring, career guidance and professional development workshops. The Excellence through a Community of Engaged Learners (EXCEL) Learning Communities in the colleges of Engineering and Natural Sciences and Mathematics facilitate the opportunity to build a STEM network of peers, staff, and faculty who can support you as you begin your academic journey at CSULB.

Program Details

As part of the EXCEL Transfer Learning Community you will be engaged in the following:

  • one-unit introductory success course,
  • professional development workshops, 
  • mentoring and tutoring, and
  • weekly student success hour.


  • Learn to master time management, test taking skills, CV, personal statements and cover letter writing
  • Explore STEM careers
  • Meet with a STEM peer mentor and get connected to the campus
  • Learn about scholarship and internship opportunities
  • Gain knowledge about opportunities to conduct research and how to participate in student organizations

Eligibility Criteria

  • Incoming transfer student with a declared major in the College of Engineering or the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Enroll for and attend one-unit introductory success course (NSCI 390)
  • One semester commitment

How to Apply

Complete the online form.
After review, you will be contacted via email with next steps.

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