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Welcome to the Advising Resource Center/EOP


We have moved to virtual advisement!

*We are currently serving students virtually, in accordance with guidance from public health officials, the Governor and the CSU system to combat the spread of COVID-19*

The Advising Resource Center/EOP Advisors are available to provide virtual advisement.

Throughout the COVID-19 Crisis, Advisement Appointments Will Be Scheduled Remotely

***Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Advising Resource Center Center/EOP staff are working remotely. 

Our advising team is available to provide advisement and to assist you with your questions.  Please send us a detailed email and we will respond in a timely manner, in the order the emails are received. 

Fall 2020 Advisement Holds: On March 18, 2020, we received notice that there will be no fall 2020 advisement holds on registration (this excludes probation holds, F-holds on international students, and other special holds.). You will be able to register fall courses once your registration date arrives. Most students will be assigned registration dates between June 8-July 5, 2020, however, please check your portal or expect an email from Admissions and Records that confirms your actual registration date and time.

To schedule an Email/Phone/Zoom advisement appointment or to ask general questions, please email us at:  arceop@csun.edu

In your email, please include the following information to help us schedule your appointment:

  • Your first and last name
  • CSUN Student ID
  • Possible major
  • Reason for advisement
  • General days/times you would be available for an appointment
  • Preference for an Email, Phone, or Zoom appointment
  • Please also provide your phone number so that we may contact you, if necessary to finalize your appointment

    We will review emails as they come in and will reply in a timely manner. 

    To ask quick advisement-related questions that do not usually require an appointment, please email the advisors at arceop@csun.edu

    We look forward to working with you soon!

    ~Advising Resource Center/EOP Team

Advising Resource Center/EOP Mission Statement

The Advising Resource Center/EOP (ARC/EOP) at California State University, Northridge exists to provide Exploratory majors who are EOP, as well as continuing Exploratory majors admitted to CSUN prior to Fall 2019. The ARC/EOP offers support services and a holistic approach to guiding student decision-making and development through a mentoring approach to advisement and career development. We provide students with the opportunity to:

• By providing advisement and advocacy for students to aid in successful matriculation during their academic career;
• providing personal support during the students transition to a college;
• providing appropriate referrals to students; and
• promoting, guiding and supporting the overall academic, personal and career development of Exploratory students.

• By providing an array of student support services and advisement in a caring environment; 
• fostering community and mentoring experiences;
• helping students connect to the appropriate programs/departments (major); and,
• providing students with ample opportunities for self exploration through career development.

• By creating opportunities for students to choose a major.

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