Silvia Grover and Benita Flores in Academic Advising are the Academic Advisors for the Human Development Department. They can answer your questions about general education, course sequencing, graduation status, and related issues. It is recommended that you see your Academic Advisor once every academic year. Schedule an appointment with Silvia or Benita through the Advising Scheduler.
Other Types of Advising
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Bigham (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Faculty Advisor for the department and will assist you with questions about the major, courses for the major, course substitutions, and overall advice on career choices and options.
HD Peer Advisors: The Peer Advisors write a monthly HD newsletter and help to organize career and graduate school discussion panels, interviews, a mock GRE session, and resources to share.
The CSUSM Career Center: The Career Center is an excellent resource that is available to you as a CSUSM student. Their services include resume development, career assessments, graduate school information, workshops, mock interviews, and more.
HD Alumni Peer Mentoring Program: The HD Chapter of the CSUSM Alumni Association has several HD graduates who volunteer their time to serve as Peer Mentors. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to connect with a former student who can share their experiences, both in the program and since they have graduated.
HD Faculty: We are fortunate to have faculty with diverse backgrounds and expertise. The current semester schedule of HD faculty office hours is posted on the HD bulletin board (near UNIV 324).
HD Careers Page: Be sure to also review the HD Careers Page