Back on Track - Summer/Fall 2021
Back On Track is a program to help students on Academic Probation (GPA below 2.0) access the resources and support that lead to future success and well-being.
- As Soon As Possible (June or July): Schedule a "Back on Track Orientation" workshop (via Zoom) by calling 831-582-3937 or by clicking on button above. Workshops are offered weekly in February, and less frequently later in the semester. You should complete a Back on Track workshop even if you plan to take time off from CSUMB.
- As Soon As Possible (June or July): Schedule an appointmentwith your Academic Advisorto update your learning plan, so that you can adjust your class schedule as needed.
- Before Sept 20: Schedule an appointment with your Student Success Advisor to build a success plan for the semester, and to get connected with any additional support you may need. Learn about progress reports that will be requested from your instructors.
- Before Oct 20 : Schedule a follow-up Back on Track Success appointment to check in and make adjustments as needed, so that your advising hold can be lifted and you can register on time for the next semester.
Schedule your appointments by calling the Center for Advising, Career & Student Success at 831-582-3937. Leave a message with your name, Student ID, major, and phone number to schedule a BOT appointment with your Advisor. A staff member will call you back and schedule the appointment at your convenience.
List of Back On Track Success Advisors:
NOTE: EOP, TRIO, CAMP, Guardian Scholars, Athletes, and other special cohort programs will meet with their retention advisor for their Back on Track appointments, but also need to meet with their academic advisor to update their education plan (ILP).
Student success advisors by major . Major Advisor(s) Agricultural Plant and Soil Sciences Diana Valle Feliz, M.A. Biology Sharon Anderson, Ph.D. Business Administration Ardith Tregenza, M.S. Cinematic Arts & Technology Liliana Cruz Collaborative Health & Human Services Esmeralda Maldonado, M.B.A. Communication Design Ardith Tregenza, M.S. Computer Science Ardith Tregenza, M.S. Computer Science Online Kayla Rolicheck Environmental Science, Technology & Policy Sharon Anderson, Ph.D. Environmental Studies Diana Valle Feliz, M.A. Global Studies Tasneem Mohamed, M.S. Human Development & Family Science Jose Zavala, Ed.M. Humanities & Communication Gladys Cabadas, M.P.A. Japanese Language & Culture Liliana Cruz Kinesiology Ardith Tregenza, M.S. Liberal Studies Jose R. Zavala, Ed.M. (traditional pathway)
Angela Serrano, M.A., (ITEP pathways)
Marine Science Sharon Anderson, Ph.D. Mathematics Diana Valle Feliz, M.A. Music Sharon Anderson, Ph.D. Nursing Candi Prado Psychology Chrissy Lofgren, M.S. (last names A-L)
Jessica Herrera, M.A. (last names M-Z)
Social & Behavioral Sciences Tasneem Mohamed, M.S. Spanish Language & Hispanic Cultures Liliana Cruz Statistics Diana Valle Feliz, M.A. Sustainable Hospitality Management Ardith Tregenza, M.S. Undeclared Liliana Cruz Visual and Public Art Sharon Anderson, Ph.D.
*Athletes,Guardian Scholars, EOP, TRiO SSS or CAMP students will meet with their program Retention Advisor for their Back On Track Initial and Followup appointments but need to have their Academic Advisor update their Ed Plan.
What people say about Back on Track:
"It helped me establish goals for a successful semester and helped me not to panic about academic probation."
"I enjoyed having someone to talk to about my struggles and successes throughout the semester."
"It was very helpful and I feel like my questions have been answered well."
"Very helpful with helping me get past my old habits of study and got me back on track and improve my grades."
"It was very helpful to have the opportunity to share my academic plans and goals with your Center."
"Very approachable staff. I feel very comfortable speaking toward them."