Academic Advising


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Contact Information

Phone: 805-756 – 2601
Building 03, Room 100
Email: cobadvis@calpoly.edu

Fall Quarter 2019 Hours

Monday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tuesdays 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

DROP-IN ADVISING

Monday-Thursday
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Building 03, Room 100

Meet a professional Academic Advisor for 5 to 10 minutes during Drop-in Hours.

They can help you with the following:

  • Non-curriculum related questions or concerns
  • Questions about academic policies
  • Assistance accessing campus resources
  • Course/term withdrawal
  • Peer Tutoring information
  • Issues with course registration

Appointments

Peer Advising

Meet with a Peer Advisor for curriculum advising, senior graduation checks, graduation plans, study abroad and double concentration. Use the appropriate button below to schedule an individual appointment:

Click on the appropriate button to schedule an appointment with a Peer Advisor:

Please Note: December 6th is the last day our office will be taking appointments for Fall quarter. We will begin taking appointments for Winter quarter on January 13th.

Professional Advising

Professional Academic Advisors are available to provide in-depth personal counseling for sensitive, critical, or academic concerns.

Click on Advising Areas and Appointments to schedule a meeting with an appropriate advisor:

CHELSEA KIDWELL
Academic Advisor

clkidwel@calpoly.edu
805-756-5304 | 03-100

Advising Areas & Appointments

  • Sensitive student concerns
  • Study Abroad initiatives
  • Exchange programs
  • International student support
  • Tutoring Services
  • Academic Probation and Disqualification
  • Referrals to campus and community support services and resources
  • Navigating  campus and college policies

To schedule an appointment with Chelsea, click here.

KATELYN O’BRIEN
Assistant Director of Student Services

kobrie13@calpoly.edu
805-756-5295 | 03-100

Advising Areas & Appointments

  • Sensitive student concerns
  • Peer Advising Program
  • Daily operations, and functions of Student Services
  • Orfalea’s Peer Mentoring Program
  • Enrollment management
  • Coordinate Orfalea OutREACH
  • Academic Probation and Disqualification
  • Referrals to campus and community support services and resources
  • Navigating campus and college policies

To schedule an appointment with Katelyn, click here.

YOVANI ALEXANDER
Academic Advisor

ylalexan@calpoly.edu
805-756-1753 | 03-100

Advising Areas & Appointments

  • Sensitive student concerns
  • OCOB Change of Major process
  • Support to 2nd-Year Students
  • Support and programming for Transfer Students
  • Concentration Declaration
  • OCOB Cal Poly Scholars
  • Academic Probation and Disqualification
  • Referrals to campus and community support services and resources
  • Navigating campus and college policies

To schedule an appointment with Yovani, click here.