Academic advising and support for traditional undergraduate students

Make an Appointment

Your academic adviser is available to provide one-on-one support, help create your academic plan, and direct you to additional resources. If you have a question about your academics and don't know who to ask, we suggest starting with your academic adviser.

For general questions, please contact us at advising@CalLutheran.edu 

Steps to Scheduling an Appointment

  1. Find your academic adviser below by major and click the Make an Appointment button
  2. Login to Microsoft Bookings with your full Cal Lutheran email address; you will then be directed to the MyCLU login screen
  3. Once on your adviser's appointment page, choose the type of appointment you would like to make
  4. Select an available day and time
  5. Fill in your contact info and other details to schedule the appointment

Please note: There are times during the year when we receive more appointments than usual. It may be difficult to find appointments at the beginning of the semester and before registration.


Student Support Services participants
Reach out to your SSS counselor for all academic-related questions, including submitting forms. For questions or to schedule a meeting with your counselor, please contact 805-493-3535 or email clusss@CalLutheran.edu.

Bachelor's Degree for Professionals students
Contact your academic counselor in the Professionals program for academic-related questions, counseling appointments, submitting forms, etc. For questions or additional information, please call 805-493-3543 or email professionals@CalLutheran.edu.

Find Your Academic Adviser


First-Year Student Advisers

Nayeli Caballero

 Student Success Specialist
 nayelicaballero@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3107

  • All First-Year Students
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Shannon Slade, MEd

 Student Success Specialist
 slade@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3991

  • All First-Year Students
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Continuing Student Advisers

Leigh Fine

 Senior Director of Student Success
 lfine@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3121

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • French
  • German
  • Geosciences
  • History
  • History Pedagogy
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Spanish
  • Theology and Christian Leadership
  • Undeclared (non-first-years)
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Amanda Groshko

 Student Success Counselor
 aegroshko@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3283

Jeremy Hoffman

 Assistant Director for Student Success, Advising
 jahoffma@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3113

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Data Science
  • Film & Television
  • Liberal Studies in Education
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics for Teaching
  • Multimedia
  • Music
  • Music Production
  • Theatre Arts
  • Physics
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Lisa Sandoval

 Student Success Counselor
 lisasandoval@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3108

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Sports Management
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Katie Swavely

 Assistant Director for Student Success, Operations
 kswavely@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3111

  • Communication
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Ethnic and Race Studies
  • Exercise Science
  • Global Studies
  • Marketing Communication
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
Make an appointment
Beth Walker

 Student Success Counselor
 bethwalker@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3280

Student Support Services (SSS) 

This is a grant-funded program for a select population of undergraduate students. For more information, please visit www.callutheran.edu/sss 

Ulises Castro

 Student Success Counselor
 uacastro@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3913

Katie Garza

 Senior Student Success Counselor
 kgarza@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3610

Monica Madrigal

 Director, Student Support Services
 mmadriga@callutheran.edu
 (805) 493-3602

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