College of Communications • Student Success Center

Student Success Team

Important Update: Transition to Virtual advising

The Student Success Center services are completely virtual until further notice. All advising will be by pre-scheduled Zoom or phone appointments. Click "Book Appointments" to schedule an advising appointment. If you have a preference (Zoom or phone), let your adviser know in the optional "comments" section when booking your appointment; they will inform you of the available options. Your adviser will contact you at the phone number provided, and may also contact you with information prior to your appointment; check your CSUF e-mail for possible follow-up information.

Services

  • Academic advising for General Education (GE), major, minor, and certificate requirements, as well as academic probation advising
  • Titan Degree Audit (TDA) reviews and course adjustments
  • Graduation advising and candidacy approvals (Except COMD)
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Career Advising (Call for Drop-in Hour Availability)
  • Student Engagement & Involvement Opportunities
  • Printing Station
  • Referrals to other campus resources & support services

A Greeting from Assistant Dean, Robert Flores

Hello,Titan! If you are an incoming fall 2020 Titan, congratulations on your admission to CSUF. If you are a continuing CSUF Titan, welcome back! Titans can rest assured although your physical Student Success Center in College Park (CP-210) is closed due to COVID-19, we have adopted a virtual model to provide you with continuous support during this time. You can schedule your  virtual academic advising appointment online Opens in new window .  If you're looking to get connected to a student club/organization, visit our Student Life webpageOpens in new window and join one today.

Meet Your Student Success Team!

Robert Flores Robert L. Flores Assistant Dean rflores@fullerton.edu • College Park 210
See the Assistant Dean if:

You are experiencing a complex/sensitive student issue

You have a concern related to your Titan experience

You need to consult about a University/College appeal

You need to be connected to University/College resources 

Connie Chen Connie Chen,  Academic Advisor yjchen@fullerton.edu • College Park - 210 (Schedule An Appointment)
See the Academic Advisor if:

You have questions on major, GE and degree requirements (excluding COMD majors).

You are a COMD major and have questions regarding GE requirements.

You are a Finish in Four Scholar and need to have your course contract approved.

You need assistance in going over your TDA and to develop your class schedule.         

                                                                                         You are on academic probation and have a registration hold.

                                                                                         You are a prospective student or returning student and are seeking re-admission.

Stephanie Malone Stephanie Malone,  Academic Advisor stmalone@fullerton.edu • College Park - 210 (Schedule An Appointment)
See the Academic Advisor if:

You have questions on major, GE and degree requirements (excluding COMD majors).

You are a Finish in Four Scholar and need to have your course contract approved.

You need assistance in going over your TDA and to develop your class schedule.

You are a  prospective student or returning student and are seeking re-admission.

Axis Avalos Axis Avalos,  Retention Specialist (Fr./So.) axavalos@fullerton.edu • College Park - 210 (Schedule An Appointment)
See the Retention Specialist if you are a freshman or sophomore, and:

You have academic probation questions.

You need information on university/college academic policies (GPA requirements,
petitions, withdraws, change of grade, etc.).

You would like to create an academic plan to ensure you are on the right track
for graduating in four years.

You need assistance reading and understanding your Titan Degree Audit.

Tammy Rogers Tammy Rogers, Graduation Specialist (Jr./Sr.)  
trogers@fullerton.edu • College Park - 210 (Schedule An Appointment)
See the Graduation Specialist if you are a junior or senior, and:

You have questions about applying for graduation, or the grad check approval process for COMM, CTVA and CMST (HCOM) majors and minors.

You need guidance with creating a graduation plan.

You are near graduation and need modifications to your Titan Degree Audit (TDA), including course approvals, repeat deductions, GE adjustments, etc.

You are a candidate for graduation who has received a graduation deficiency notification. 

                                                                               
                                                                                        You need to change your graduation term.

                                                                                        You are a former student who was close to graduating, and would like to explore                                                                                           options to complete your degree.

Amber Chitty Wilson Amber Chitty Wilson, COMM/HCOM Faculty Internship Coordinator
achitty@fullerton.edu • College Park - 460-16
See the COMM/HCOM Internship Coordinator if:

If you are a COMM/HCOM student and have questions after reviewing the internship website.

If you are a COMM/HCOM  student and you need help or resources to plan your required internship.

Shelley Murray Shelley Murray, CTVA Faculty Internship Coordinator
samurray@fullerton.edu • College Park – 650-16
See the CTVA Internship Coordinator if:

You have a CTVA internship related question after reviewing the internship website.

You are a CTVA students and need help or resources to plan your required internship.

Cassandra Thompson Cassandra Thompson, Career Specialist
csthompson@fullerton.edu • Langsdorf Hall 205EOpens in new window (Schedule An Appointment)
See the Career Specialist if:

You would like career advising for your major.

You are interested in job search preparation (resumes, cover letters, interviewing, etc.).

You are interested in skill development (internships, volunteer work, etc.).

You want to explore graduate school and graduate school preparation.