The Advising & Transfer Center

Purpose Statement

The Advising & Transfer Center plays a key role in assisting students to thrive and persist toward on-time graduation. Our team of Professional Academic Advisors provide holistic, proactive, and meaningful academic advising and individualized educational pathways to engage students in their learning experiences and promote self-authorship. We also offer curricular and co-curricular transitions programming specifically for first-year, second-year, and transfer students.

Scope of Support

The Advising & Transfer Center provides direct or complimentary support to the following undergraduate student populations:

  • Undeclared or Undecided students
  • Students declared and/or interested in the School of Social Sciences
    Lower-division (0-59 units completed), all majors
  • Students declared and/or interested in the School of Science & Technology
    Lower-division (0-59 units completed), all majors
  • Students declared and/or interested in the School of Arts & Humanities
    Lower-division (0-59 units completed), all majors except for Hutchins
  • Students declared and/or interested in Pre-Human Development and Pre-Nursing
  • Student-Athletes
  • Transfer students
    From Orientation through their first semester at Sonoma State University
  • Graduating students
    From Senior-standing (90+ units completed) through graduation
  • Students seeking reinstatement
    Either from Academic Disqualification or a lapse in enrollment
  • Students participating in the California Promise Program
    From Orientation through graduation
  • Military-Connected students
  • All students for General Education

* Students in specialized populations are supported via their relevant support program (e.g., EOP, DSS, CAASE, PUERTA, DREAM Center, Seawolf Scholars, etc.)