Student Resources

Advising

Most advising for undergraduate English major can be done on a “walk-in” basis. Visit Advising for more details on advising, including faculty advisers, EPIC (the English Peer Information Center), and our College of Arts and Letters adviser.

Internships

Whether unpaid or paid, internships provide students with a chance to apply and hone the skills they have developed in their English courses as readers, writers, researchers, critical thinkers, and communicators. 

Student Clubs

Consider joining one of our English Department Student Clubs. The English Club and the Linguistics Club give you the opportunity to meet fellow students and share your interests.

The Writing Center

The CSUSB Writing Center, sponsored by the University's Division of Undergraduate Studies, conducts more than 10,000 one-to-one student writing conferences and facilitates workshops with faculty members in a variety of campus classrooms. Many of the 25-30 student writing consultants are graduate students in the M.A. in English Composition program, while others are graduate and undergraduate students from disciplines across campus.

Counseling for Students

If you are experiencing stress due to school or life challenges, you can get help at CSUSB Counseling and Psychological Services. They offer free individual counseling as well as support groups.  The Center is located next to the CSUSB dining commons, and their phone number is (909) 537-5040.  You can also call that phone number to speak with a counselor after hours and on weekends (24/7). In addition, you can email the CSUSB CARE team, and someone will help you find the support or resources you may need.  

The Den: CSUSB Food Pantry

If you're a CSUSB student dealing with food insecurity or scarcity, the Den Food Pantry can help.

Housing/Homelessness

If you're a CSUSB student who is homeless or in an insecure housing situation, please contact the CSUSB CARE team for resources and assistance.  The CSUSB CARE team can be reached by email or at (909) 537-2273.

Transportation

Looking for a better way to get to campus? The University's Transportation Services Department can help.

Undocumented Students

The CSU Chancellor's Office provides resources for undocumented students, featuring information about the admission process, financial aid, campus support, and legal support services.

Survivor Advocacy Services

CSUSB provides confidential services to victim/survivors of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.  Advocacy Services also sponsors VOICE, a group of trained student volunteers.