Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can I add a class to my schedule when MyCoyote is not allowing me to?
  • Are there any holds in your account?
    • Holds must be cleared first before adding any classes. For an advising hold, please call the department of your major. For a financial aid hold, please call the Financial Aid Office at (909)537-5227. Any other types of holds, please call CSBS at (909)537-7500 in order to direct you to the right department.
  • Are you trying to add a class that is or isn't closed during the first or second week of school?
    • A student trying to add a class during the first and second week of school will need to fill out an "Add Slip." Add slips may be found at the office of Records, Registration, & Evaluations (UH-178), the department of your major, or at CSBS Dean's Office (SB-207).
  1. I need to add a class to my schedule but it would go over my limit of units per quarter. How can I add this class to my schedule?
  • When a student takes more than their allowed units per quarter, it is said that the student is Overloading. Freshmen, sophomores, or juniors have a 17.0 unit limit per quarter. Seniors have a 19.5 unit limit per quarter. If a student goes above their unit limit, they need to fill out a "Course Overload Permit." Course Overload Permits may be found at the office of Records, Registration, & Evaluations (UH-178), the department of your major, or at CSBS Dean's Office (SB-207).
  1. How can I add and/or drop a class after Census Day?
  • Students may be able to add or drop a class after the Census Day only with a "Petition to Add After The Census Date" or a "Petition to Drop a Class After The Census Date" form. These petitions may be found at the office of Records, Registration, & Evaluations (UH-178), the department of your major, or at CSBS Dean's Office (SB-207).
  1. I need academic advising, who can I contact?
  • Students majoring in Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, or Sociology may call the Mentor Advising Center (The MAC) at (909)537-5518 to set up an appointment. Any other majors falling within CSBS, please call your major's department. You may find your major's department telephone number at: under your department's "Contact us" tab.
  1. How do I know if I made it into the Dean's Honors List?
  • Undergraduate students who are full-time and have earned a GPA of 3.5 or above in a certain quarter, qualify to be in the Dean's Honors List. The Dean's Honors List is posted outside the Dean's Office (SB-207) every new quarter. Only students, who earned a GPA of 4.0 in a particular quarter, will receive letters in the mail. Part-time and Graduate students are not eligible.
  1. How can I obtain information regarding my major?
  • If you need information for your major, please call your major's department. You may find your major's department telephone number under your department's "Contact us" tab.
  1. I need help with my writing assignments, is there any tutoring available within CSBS?
  • Students majoring in or taking classes within CSBS are able to bring writing assignments for tutoring to the CSBS Writing Lab (SB-354). To schedule an appointment, please contact the Writing Lab at csbswl@csusb.edu or call (909)537-7539. For more information, please visit their website at: http://csbswritinglab.csusb.edu/.
  1. How can I contact my professor?
  • You may find a professor's contact information in the Campus Directory at or you may contact the department in which your professor teaches in the College Directory or the department's "Contact Us" tab.
  1. Does CSBS offer any scholarships?
  • Yes! Every year, the college offers scholarships to students within CSBS. For more information regarding scholarships, please visit our Scholarships page.