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Welcome to the COSAM Advising Center

Application for Academic Success Peer Coaching

Advising Center Hours

Monday - Friday 8am-4pm
Closed for lunch 12:30-pm-1:30pm

Drop-In Advising (15 minutes per student):

Monday,Wednesday, Friday
9:30-11:30 AM

Tuesday, Thursday
1:30-3:30 PM

Note: During Week 1 and Finals Week of each quarter, Drop-In advising will be offered 9:30am - 11:30am AND 1:30pm - 3:30pm daily

Scheduled Appointments
(30 minutes):

Monday - Friday 

Please call 1-2 weeks in advance to schedule an appointment time. 
Please do not email advisors to schedule appointments.

Please note: If you a current student who need to complete a SAP appeal for financial aid or a former student who needs to submit an academic plan, please call our office at 805.756.2615 to schedule an appointment.


No-Show Policy:

As a courtesy to our office and your peers, if you need to cancel or reschedule your advising appointment, please call at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled appointment. Three consecutive missed appointments will require you to come in to see an advisor during drop-in advising hours only for the remainder of the quarter.

Location and Contact

Science North - Building 53, Room 211

Phone: 805.756.2615

Free Tutoring

For specific days/times, see campus tutoring resource list.

Biology: By arrangement. Contact Tri-Beta Club at

Math: All Courses - M-R. Drop-In
Building 38 Room 131 (not tutoring during finals week)

Chemistry:  Drop-in Building 180 Room 306 on T, W, Th 6pm - 7pm. Dept also has a list of private one-to-one tutors.

Physics: M - F. Closed Finals week.
Drop-In Building 180 Room 272



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