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Welcome to the COSAM Advising Center

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Advising Center


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

Walk-In Advising: (15 minutes per student)
Monday & Wednesday
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
9:30-11:30 am

Week 1 and Finals Week of Each Quarter:
Walk-In Advising daily
9:30am - 11:30am and 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Scheduled Appointments:
Monday - Friday 
Please call ahead  1-2 weeks in advance to schedule an appointment time. 
Phone: 805-756-2615. 
Please do not email advisors to schedule appointments.

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 walk-in advising hours only for the remainder of the quarter.


  • New registration process starts Summer 2015. Read more about the changes being made.
  • Students who have priorities remaining can use them through Summer 2016. They will be useless beginning Fall 2016!

Location and Contact

Science - North Building 53, Room 211

Phone: 805.756.2615

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

Biology: By arrangement. Contact Tri-Beta Club or call 756-2788

Math: All Courses - Drop-In Building 38 Room 131

Chemistry:  Drop-in Building 180 Room 306 on T, W, Th 6pm - 7pm

Physics: 120 series, 130 series, and 141: Drop-In Building 180 Room 272


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Academic Standards & Policies

  •  All students are expected to follow the EAP university policy. To avoid a registration hold, please be sure to take at least 12  units of degree-applicable coursework each quarter (a combination of major, support, GE's). Please see a CSM advisor for exceptions to this policy. 
  • All university policies can be found in the online catalog.


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