Academic Advising

Orfalea Student Services offers academic advising to support students in academic-related concerns such as course planning, registration, studying abroad, changing majors, and much more.

Peer Advisors

Meet with a Peer Advisor to discuss degree progress, curriculum, registration, course planning, study abroad, change of major, or any other general academic concerns. Orfalea Student Services aims to foster a professional, inclusive environment. Please join the office with respectful language and appropriate attire. For current Cal Poly OCOB students only. Open to all OCOB students who are in their second year and beyond. First-year students may meet with an advisor in the First-Year Advising Center.

Industrial Technology & Packaging students may also schedule an appointment with a major-specific Peer Advisor using the link below.

Schedule General Advising Appointment

Peer Advising Drop-In

Anytime during our hours of operation, you may step into our office for drop-in assistance. On Fridays, we offer virtual drop-in advising at the link below. Come in to interact with a Peer Advisor to get quick answers to your advising-related questions or time sensitive concerns. For academic advising including degree progress and graduation planning, please schedule an appointment.

Note: If you have submitted a form that requires advisor approval, meet with a Professional Academic Advisor (found at the bottom of this page).

Join Virtual Drop-Ins (Fridays Only)

Professional Academic Advisors

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

Professional Academic Advising Drop-In

Professional Academic Advising Drop-In hours are available for students with quick questions or who need approval for a form.

Profession Advisor Drop-In is available Monday – Thursday from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Join Professional Advisor Drop-In

Professional Academic Advising Appointment

If you would like to meet with a professional academic advisor for more in-depth counseling, please view the Professional Academic Advising Team below and schedule an appointment with the advisor whose areas of expertise best fit your specific concerns.