College of Science Advising Center

COVID-19 Advising Resources & Information

Contact Information

College of Science Advising Center
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Office:  3-1645
Phone: (909) 979-5654

Please note when emailing the Advising Center, please include your full name, Bronco ID number, and major. 

Advising Appointments + Drop-in Hours Information 

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing, the COS Advising Center staff is available through online advising via CPP Connect. We have a shared collaboration with your academic department and faculty advisors; therefore, we may not see all majors or have limited advising availability based on your major. Please view our Advising Chart below for more information.

If you would like to schedule appointments via CPP Connect, please watch the following video below to learn more. Please show up on time to your appointment to be respectful of the advisor's time and other student appointments.

Advising Chart

Please view the Advising Chart for more on Advising process for your corresponding department.


Student should schedule an appointment in CPP Connect for the following reasons after reviewing the Advising Chart: 

  • Advising Hold- No advising holds were placed in Fall 2020. 
  • At-Risk, Probation, Probation w/ Contract Holds *
  • Degree Progress Review *
  • Degree Progress Discrepancies 
  • Petition Assistance 
  • Senior Graduation Check *
* Some students may be invited to an apponitment campaign by the Retention & Graduation Specialist, Vannessa Lopez depending on curriculum year or student situation. Please check your CPP email for more information. 


October 7th - December 9th

*Please note there will not be drop-in hours held Wednesday, November 25th. 

Tuesdays 10am - 12pm;  Zoom

Wednesdays 2- 4 pm; Zoom

Visit us for questions regarding: 
  • General Questions & Referrals  
  • Change of Major Questions. Find more information visit the Change of Major Info page.
  • Registration or Current Term related questions  
  • Class Withdrawal, struggling in courses, etc.   

Career Advising Information

You can meet with the College of Science Liaison and Career Specialist, Ed Venegas. Ed hosts CPP Connect appointments for COS majors Thursdays, from 2- 4 pm. You can find information about his virtual appointments, career resources, by viewing the Career Advising information for COS Majors.

COVID-19 University Helpful Links & Tutoring Information

For a comprehensive list of useful resources and links, please visit COVID-19 University Resources page. 

For tutoring information, please visit the CoS Fall 2020 Tutoring page and the Learning Resource Center. 

Permission Number Information

If you need a permission number for a course, please contact the department specifically. The Advising Center does not have permission numbers. For contact information please visit the College of Science Department Contacts page.