Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Transfer Student Advising 

Major advising will begin on June 12, 2023

Advising is an important aspect of your success as a Chemistry or Biochemistry major at CSUF.  I will be conducting individual advising session between June 12 and July 1 to help select courses and plan your path to graduation.  During the advising meeting we will discuss general information about the department and create your Fall 2023 courses schedule.  We can meet in-person (MH-580) or via zoom.  Please use the following link to schedule your meeting: in new window

When you are on the website, you see my calendar and availability.  Pick a day and then select one of the available timeslots. Confirm the selection and then enter your name and email on the next page.  In the note section please indicate if you would like an in-person or zoom meeting. Make sure you add the day and time of your appointment to your calendar.  If you would like a zoom meeting, the zoom information will be sent the day of the meeting.

IMPORTANT: Prior to your advising appointment, please send copies of your latest transcripts (unofficial) to Dr. Salzameda via email (nsalzameda@fullerton.eduOpens in new window ). 

Registration for Fall 2023 courses will begin on June 9, 2023  

You will be able to register for your Fall 2023 courses starting June 9, 2023. It is strongly recommended that you set up an advising meeting prior to your registration so that we can make sure you enroll in the correct courses. With this information you can build your Fall 2023 schedule and register when registration opens. Contact the student success team via the student success request form to help you if you encounter any issues.

Chemistry Placement Exam (CPE)

Students who plan to enroll in CHEM 120A (General Chemistry I) must meet one of the three following criteria: (i) must have earned a passing score on the Chemistry Placement Exam (CPE); (ii) must have earned a passing grade in an appropriate Preparatory Chemistry course (a College-level course equivalent to CHEM 115 at CSUF); (iii) or must have earned a score of 3 on the Chemistry AP exam. If you do not meet any of these criteria, we strongly urge you to take the CPE as soon as possible so that are ready to enroll in the correct Chemistry course when your registration window opens. For more information on the CPE, including dates the exam is offered, please see this link: in new window