Welcome to CSUF Athletics Academic Services
Cal State Fullerton is a top intercollegiate athletics program.
Titans have a long tradition of success both in the classroom and
in athletic competition. The Titans have secured 12 national championships,
celebrated hundreds of individual All-Americans, and had many student-athletes
continue their athletic success as professional and Olympic athletes.
One of Cal State Fullerton’s priorities is the academic success
of its student-athletes. The institution supports this priority
through the provision of resources such as Athletics Academic Services.
Athletics Academic Services works closely with faculty, coaches
and other student support offices to ensure the academic success
of Titan student-athletes. The mission of Athletics Academic Services
is to provide effective academic and life skills support to assist
each student-athlete in reaching his/her academic goals.
Such support programs include:
Academic Advisement - General education advisement
is available by appointment or on a walk-in basis in the Athletics
Academic Advisement Office- LH 215. Student-athletes are advised
to select courses which will not only help them maintain athletic
eligibility, but lead them directly to graduation. Students with
declared majors are referred to faculty advisors in their major
departments. The advisement process encourages student-athletes
to take ownership of their academic progress and make appropriate
decisions regarding their goals.
Priority Registration - Priority registration
helps ensure that student-athletes develop schedules which will
allow them to carry a full class load, make progress toward graduation
and compete in their sport.
Tutoring - provided to student-athletes in a variety
- University Learning Center (MH 33, x2738): Tutoring and study groups for all courses Drop in and appointments
- Writing Center (MH45, x3650): Assistance with editing writing assignments By appointment
- Math Lab & Tutoring Center (MH 187, x3631): Mathematics tutoring on a drop-in basis
- Opportunity Center for Student Success (MH 488 x4158): Math, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics tutoring
- College of Business and Economics (MH 46 x2704): Accounting, Business Writing, Statistics, Programming and Finance tutoring
Athletics Study Hall - The Athletics Study Hall
provides a structured learning environment with computers and study
tables for student-athletes to work independently on their homework
assignments. Each computer is linked to the Internet and hosts a
selection of software programs. Computer Lab Monitors are on hand
to maintain a quality learning environment, record attendance and
assist with lab maintenance. All freshmen, first-time transfer students,
and student-athletes whose cumulative grade-point average is below
a 2.0 are required to complete 4 hours a week of study hall. Hours:
Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm and
Friday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Location: LH 217.
Academic Progress Reports - Athletics Academic
Services requests mid-semester grade-checks for every student-athlete
at least once per semester. Requests are sent to individual professors
and returned feedback is organized and reviewed to determine if
there are any additional support or referral needs. After obtaining
information indicating a need for additional support, Athletics
Academic Services brings together coaches, faculty, and the student-athlete
to address concerns and make any necessary referrals and/or plans
Travel Laptop Program - The program provides laptops
for teams who are traveling to competitions. Coaches can check out
a laptop for the trip and return it upon their arrival to campus.
Titan Academic Success Program -This program uses
a proactive approach to motivate and assist student-athletes as
they adjust to college life and academics while improving and maintaining
acceptable college level academic performance and progress toward
graduation. Student-athletes meet weekly with an Academic Mentor
developing and working towards goals to lead them towards their
Awards & Scholarships - Titan Athletics and
the NCAA honor student-athletes who excel academically and athletically.
Annual awards include Big West Conference Scholar-Athletes, Titan
Scholar-Athletes, and the Honor Roll.
NCAA CHAMPS/ Life Skills Program - The NCAA CHAMPS/Life
Skills program is designed to address the total development of the
student-athlete and help them develop the individual skills necessary
to lead successful, productive lives and become leaders of and contributors
to the community and the nation. The program consists of five components:
academic excellence, athletic excellence, career development, personal
development and service, and is designed to help student-athletes
not only bridge the gaps from high school to college and from college
to the professional world, but also to make meaningful contributions
to their communities. Some life skills programming includes: Alcohol
and Drug education programs offered by Athletics Academic Services
in conjunction with other university student services departments.
Athletics Academic Services acts as a resource for students who
want to explore issues in personal academic service and career development
and provides speakers and/or facilitates discussions on other life
skills related topics.
All first-time freshman student-athletes are required to take
University 100, a one unit course designed to help them develop
skills in personal, academic, career and community service success.
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
- SAAC strives to develop champions for life through
leadership, school involvement, academic support and community outreach,
establishes and maintains open channels of communication with all
student-athletes and administration in order to appropriately express
any issues of concern relevant to student-athletes. SAAC has two
voting representatives from each of the seventeen intercollegiate
teams as well as from the cheer and dance teams and the student
athletic trainers. The team representatives on the Committee elect
their board members. At the meetings, representatives discuss matters
affecting student-athlete life and welfare, learn more about NCAA
and Conference rules, and plan events.
Awards & Scholarships - Titan
Athletics and the NCAA honor student-athletes who excel academically
and athletically. Annual awards include Big West Conference Scholar-Athletes
of the year, Titan Scholar-Athletes, and Honor Roll.