The First Year Advising Office is the first stop for the majority of first-time, first-year freshman students. Within this office students will be supported by Student Success Specialists who are here to help students with learning and understanding academic requirements, course selection and registration, learning the policies and procedures of the university and making referrals to appropriate offices as necessary. In addition the Success Specialists closely monitor students performance and progress to ensure that students stay on track towards graduation. The Student Success Specialists provide academic advising and on-going support during the critical freshman year and will work closely with each student to transition into and navigate the university experience.
First Year academic advising is integral to the success of every student who enters CSU:
A good working partnership with your Student Success Specialist will be a key factor in making the most of your first year at Cleveland State. Get off to the right start in this critical relationship by getting to know a little more about your Student Success Specialist