General Education Advising 

for Freshman Students

Welcome to the Titan family!   We look forward to supporting you in your educational journey. As an incoming Freshman Student, you will be accessing General Education (GE) Advising Modules through Canvas in your CSUF student portal. Our hope is that these modules are informative and navigate your understanding of General Education requirements.  


ALL Freshman Students will have access to their GE ADVISING MODULES oN CANVAS prior to the orientation!


Please follow the steps below to access your General Education Advising Modules in Canvas.  You can click herePDF File Opens in new window to view the Guide to Access Canvas as a pdf.

Step 1

Login to your CSUF student portal at Opens in new window  by clicking on  Student Portal   tab on top row of home page.
Click on the student portal on campus website to navigate to student portal

 Step 2

Enter your CSUF username and password and click Login.

CSU Login

Step 3

There are a few ways to access Canvas.

  1. Click on Canvas in your Quicklinks top tabs if the app is appearing already.
  2. In the Apps tab on the left side in your student portal under Default Apps, you can select Canvas app.
  3. Under the search field, type in Canvas to locate the app. You can save this app to your "Favorites," by clicking the "star" icon next to the app for quick access in the future.

Direction to find Canvas on student portal

Step 4

Click on Canvas.

Canvas Symbol and Title in greyscale

Step 5

Under the CSUF Academic Advising Center FIRST YEAR GENERAL EDUCATION ADVISING title, please click on the “First Year General Education Advising” link to access your General Education advising modules.
First Year General Education Canvas Title

Step 6

Welcome to your First Year General Education Advising Module page in Canvas! Please pay careful attention to the instructions provided to complete your advising.

FYGE Modules Screen Shot

Step 7

Complete all four GE advising  modules and view additional supporting videos/documents to best prepare for your first year of enrollment.

Congratulations again!  We look forward to supporting you in the fall!

FYGE Home Page Screen Shot