Academic Advising for CHABSS - Students are strongly encouraged to meet with a staff advisor for University General Education Requirements, progress to graduation, etc.
Academic Requirements Report - The ARR is the graduation evaluation tool used by the campus to award degrees. Students should run this report often to guarantee completion of all graduation requirements. For more information visit ARR or watch the video tutorial
Academic Success Center - The Academic Success Center is happy to announce that they will continue to support students through their learning jouney by offering the following services: In-person and Online Tutoring available, Supplemental Instruction, and workshops.
Career Network (Career Readiness) - Connects CHABBS students with mentors consisting of regional professionals, alumni, business, non-profit and community leaders. Mentors and mentees will be matched by career interests and will use face-to-face, phone, and online communications to discuss professional etiquette, interview skills, resume writing, and job searching strategies.
CHABSS Student Success Fund Grant - Closed for AY22/23. Professors may nominate CHABSS undergraduate or graduate students who have demonstrated exceptional academic skills/performance to receive a grant to help the student present and/or attend conferences, workshops, or seminars. Professors may nominate students who wish to receive training in a particular field of study and/or enhance particular academic or professional skills. Grants will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis while funds are available. Ask your professor if she/he will nominate you.
Degree Planner - is an interactive online tool you're encouraged to use to be more proactive with your course planning. Requirements for your major, minor (if applicable), and general education are displayed in a recommended sequence using information from your student record. It even recognizes the courses you've already taken at CSUSM, test credit, transfer credit, course substitutions, and prerequisites to recommend an education plan designed just for you!
The Incomplete Agreement process/form is now online. Read more about it and discuss this option with your professor(s).
Independent Study/Research/Internship Contract form
Internships - Many departments in the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences offer credit-bearing Internship Courses. Some of these courses are open to non-majors, while others are structured as capstone courses or other required/restricted courses open only to students in those majors.
Major Advising - Students are also strongly encouraged to meet with a tenured/tenure-track faculty member in the major department for general major advising, course specific questions, program highlights, etc... Visit the department website for more information
Schedule Assistant - is an eAdvising tool that helps undergraduate students find open classes that are offered on days/times when they can attend school.
Service Learning - is a teaching method that promotes student learning through active participation in meaningful and planned community experiences that are substantively related to course content. Through reflective activities, students enhance their understanding of course content, general knowledge, sense of civic responsibility, self-awareness and commitment to the community.
Student Travel - For your convenience the University has provided information for student travel including guidelines, checklist and forms.
Study Abroad - The Office of Global Education maintains an up-to-date information center on the wide variety of Study Abroad opportunities that are open to all CSUSM students.