Academic Advising Hours

Although occasional meetings or illness may affect our availability, we will try our best to accommodate your advising needs.  Your flexibility is appreciated, especially during this time as we have limited staff.  If you are making a special trip to campus to see an Academic Adviser, please check our C9/C10 Advising Hours Calendar or call ahead (831) 459-5034 to confirm that an Academic Adviser is available to see you.  Please plan ahead when meeting academic and administrative deadline.  This calendar details our advising hours 2 weeks in advance.  If you are having trouble viewing the calendar, we recommend you use Google Chrome as your browser. 

Contact Info:
  • Phone/Appointments: (831) 459-5034
  • Fax: (831) 459-3189
  • Email: (include your student ID)
  • Address: College Ten Advising, 1156 High St. Santa Cruz CA 95064
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We are located in Social Sciences 1, Room 217 Office. The front desk is open Monday through Friday from 8am-5pm with the exception of staff meetings or illnesses. We are closed on all university holidays.

Drop-ins vs. appointments:

  • Drop-ins are brief 10-15 minute meetings regarding quick quesitons such as: graduation checks, scheduling questions, signatures on forms, etc. Just go ahead and come in for drop in whenever is convenient for you!
  • Appointments are 30 minute meetings regarding: readmission, academic standing, petitions or exceptions, etc. (no same-day appointments).
  • To make an appointment or for questions about advising contact the front office at (831) 459-5034.
  • Questions can also be emailed to and an advising staff member will respond within 2-3 business days (please include your name and student identification number in ALL email correspondence).

Maximize your advising experience:

  • Review your student portal including your Academic Advisement Report and Student Advising Summary.
  • Bring a list of questions to help guide your meeting.
  • Meet with your major (or prospective) major/minor adviser for any questions about those requirements.
  • Follow up with your advisers recommendations to utilize other campus resources as needed.