NSS Academic Advisement Center




King Hall, D Wing, Room 1044
Phone (323) 343-5284 | nssac@calstatela.edu

Office Hours:  Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Friday: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
* See "Announcements" below for any special hours


Special Hours:

Friday, January 26, 2018:  Open 8:00 AM - 11:20 AM, 1:00 PM - 5:00PM

The frist two weeks of Spring 2018 term we will be only offering Same Day 15 minute appointments with the exception of SAP appeals and Spring & Summer 2018 graduation application appointments.

Starting Fall 2016, NSS professional advisors are available by appointment only. 

What We Do

Our advising team helps students from orientation to graduation:

  • Understand general education and major requirements to graduate with a major in the College of Natural and Social Sciences
  • Create academic plans and select courses in fulfilling graduation requirements 
  • Identify and integrate co-curricular and extra-curricular activities into an academic plan to help students achieve their academic and professional goals
  • Use the Campus Academic Requirements Report (CARR), departmental checklists/roadmaps, and other tools to monitor their academic progress
  • Apply University policies, procedures, forms, and processes necessary for graduation
  • With referrals to University resources and offices

"Same Day 15" Appointments

We offer "Same Day 15" appointments for you to discuss the following topics on the same day with an advisor:
- Class Schedule Assistance
- General questions about GE, Major/Minor requirements, policies, and procedures

Check availability by calling (323) 343-5284.  Please have your CIN ready.

30 Minute Appointments

We also offer 30 minute appointments for you to discuss the following topics with an advisor:
- Degree Progress and Planning
- Graduation Check
- Exploring or Declaring a Major/Minor
- Academic Concerns (Grades/Academic Probation)
- Creating an SAP Plan for Financial Aid

Schedule 30 minute appointments by using the Cal State LA SSC or calling (323) 343-5284.
Please have your CIN ready.

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Requesting a 30 Minute Advising Appointment

Important Dates

Academic Calendar