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Appointment Information

Note About Advisor Availability

We are short-staffed and have less availability than in past quarters, so we ask for your patience in scheduling appointments. Please check back for appointment availability regularly as cancellations do occur and are shown in real-time. 

For urgent needs, or when you are struggling to find an appointment time, please drop into our virtual front desk hours (see tab below).

 

Virtual Front Desk Hours for General Questions

"What types of questions and services can I get help with at virtual front desk hours?

Fall 2020 Virtual Front Desk Hours: (September 21 - December 3, 2020)

  Monday Wednesday Thursday 
Hours

1:00 - 3:00 pm

11:00 am - 1:00 pm 11:00 am - 1:00

Zoom link: https://calpoly.zoom.us/j/95212890232

First-Year Students: Meet with the Mustang Success Center

Are you a first-time freshman?

You will meet with the professional advisors in the Mustang Success Center throughout your freshman year. We look forward to working with you in your second year, through graduation, and beyond!

First Year Student Advising

Second-Year Students: Book Now

Second-year students (students in their second year of college at Cal Poly, NOT second-year transfer students) should schedule an appointment with our graduate student advising intern, Emily Thiebaud. 

(Note: Second-year students with questions or concerns regarding planning for health professions should meet with a pre-health peer advisor during their virtual drop-in hours.) 

Appointment Details:

  • 30-minute appointments
  • You may schedule up to two weeks out
  • Because appointments often fill up, it is best to plan two weeks in advance. Keep in mind important deadlines!
  • Instructions for virtual appointments are included in your appointment confirmation email.

Book Now: First-Available Advisor

For All Third-Year Students and Above and New Transfer Students

View All Availability

Appointment Details:

  • 30-minute appointments
  • You may schedule up to two weeks out
  • Because appointments often fill up, it is best to plan two weeks in advance. Keep in mind important deadlines!
  • Instructions for virtual appointments are included in your appointment confirmation email.

Book Now: Choose Your Advisor

For All Third-Year Students and Above and New Transfer Students

Appointment Details:

  • 30-minute appointments
  • You may schedule up to two weeks out
  • Because appointments often fill up, it is best to plan two weeks in advance. Keep in mind important deadlines!
  • Instructions for virtual appointments are included in your appointment confirmation email.

Pre-Health Advising

First-Year, Second-Year, and Newly Pre-Health Students

You will want to meet with a pre-health peer advisor and visit our pre-health website. This site is updated frequently as we know there is much to keep up with and monitor, especially during these unusual and challenging times.

Third- and Fourth-Year Pre-Health Students

If you'd like to schedule an application or personal statement appointment with a pre-health staff advisor, please visit our pre-health website. If you have other questions or needs, they can likely be addressed by one of our pre-health peer advisors during their virtual drop-in hours.

If you're unsure of who you should meet with, please review the "Should I meet with a peer advisor or a staff advisor?" tab on the pre-health website. 

Appointment Cancellation Policy

As a courtesy to our office and your peers, if you need to cancel or reschedule your advising appointment, use the link in your confirmation email or give us a call.

We prefer at least 24 hours advance notice, but we know last minute things come up and that's okay.

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Announcements

  • Fall 2020 Virtual Front Desk hours for general questions.
  • Our office will be closed December 21-January 4, 2021. Advising drop-ins and/or appointments will be offered January 4-13, 2021 (Weeks 1 and 2 of Winter 2021 quarter). Check back mid-December for drop-in times and the Zoom link.

 

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