Undergraduate Advising

1. How to schedule an appointment with advisors?

 

NOTE: 

If you don't receive an email confirmation from Appointy Opens in new window , then you probably don't have an appointment. Please make sure you have an appointment before coming to advisement. An appointment is required. You might be turned away if you don’t have an appointment.

For advising with ECS Student Success Center, visit the ECS Student Success Center Opens in new window .

For advising with the CpE program, visit Appointy Opens in new window .

Regular Advising - Spring 2019

  • M & F: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM, 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM, and 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
  • M & W: 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM, 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM, and 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Please keep in mind:

  • Your future appointments may be declined if you do not show up after making an appointment.
  • Check Appointy Opens in new window  for available advising sessions.
  • Only make one appointment. Appointments are limited and, when you make multiple appointments, you remove a space(s) someone else could have used.
  • If you can't make an appointment, you must cancel/reschedule. You can cancel/reschedule with Appointy Opens in new window . However, the minimum notice required for canceling/rescheduling an appointment is 24 hours.
  • If you are having trouble with Appointy Opens in new window , please email Dr. Faller at jfaller@fullerton.edu indicating the type (i.e., group or individual), date, and time of the desired appointment.

 

2. How should I plan my studies?

This is an editable flowchart PDF File Opens in new window  for you to use. Please use it to draft a study plan before meeting with an advisor if you need to discuss your study plan. Please see this YouTube video Opens in new window  for instructions on using this flowchart.

Also, here is a template for your advising notes Opens in new window . To speed up your advising session, please fill in your tentative schedule prior to your advising appointment.

NOTE: the advising session is all digital. Do not bring paper copies. Computers will be available for you to use during the session.

3. Where are the advising sessions held?

Group Sessions - E-323

Individual Sessions (students on academic probation only) - E-408

4. What is advising and what is the requirement?

Academic advising is an opportunity to review your progress toward your degree.

Undergraduate students are required to meet with an advisor once a year. If this requirement is not met, an administrative hold will be placed on your records automatically, and you won’t be able to register for classes.

5. Who should I meet for advising? 

For Freshmen and Sophomores -  ECS Student Success Center Opens in new window

For Juniors and Seniors in  good standing - Group advising with a CpE advisor

For Juniors and Seniors on academic probation - Individual advising with a CpE advisor

NOTES

  • For Freshmen and Sophomores, meeting with a staff member at ECS Student Success Center counts toward the once per year advising requirement.
  • For Juniors and Seniors, meeting with a staff member at ECS Student Success Center does NOT count toward the once per year advising requirement.
  • For Juniors and Seniors, meeting with the CpE program counts toward the once per year advising requirement.
  • Staff members at ECS Student Success Center may refer you to the CpE program after your meeting with them if it is necessary for your case.

6. How to contact advisors?

If you contact advisors via email, make sure you include your  CWID.

To contact  ECS Student Success Center Opens in new window  for advising.

To contact the  CpE program  for advising questions.

7. How to cancel or reschedule your advising appointments? 

For appointments made with ECS Student Success Center, contact them directly for cancellation and rescheduling.

For appointments made with the CpE program:

  • To cancel an appointment,  use the appointment app Opens in new window . Cancellation is only allowed if it is at least 24 hours before the start of the original appointment.
  • To reschedule an appointment,  use the appointment app Opens in new window . Rescheduling is only allowed if it is at least 24 hours before the start of the original appointment.

8. Which tech electives should I take?

 See here for info on tech electives.