Academic Support Programs | Cal State East Bay

Academic Success Programs 

Academic Advising and Career Education (AACE) provides academic advising and career services to qualified Cal State East Bay students. For an appointment with an AACE counselor, please call (510) 885-3621 or email aace@csueastbay.edu.
Tutoring services are free and available at the Hayward Campus at the Student Center for Academic Achievement. We have a staff of more than 30 peer tutors who work with students and help them with challenging homework and projects. We offer various workshops including writing test preparation, grammar review, graduate writing, APA documentation, and academic success strategies. 

The main components of the FYE include a coordinated care system of academic advising, academic pathways, and opportunities & events. For questions and to get more information about the FYE at CSUEB, email f20frosh@csueastbay.edu or GEOffice@csueastbay.edu, or call (510) 885-2941.

The Program for Accelerated College Education (PACE Program) offers a fast track for upper-division students to complete their bachelor’s degree while working. PACE is designed to help students balance the demands of a full-time job and family. Majors are offered in Human Development or Liberal Studies with classes held one or two nights each week, on Saturdays, or online.
The University Honors Program provides outstanding students with the opportunity to be challenged academically through special courses and projects. Students participate in honors seminars and conduct independent study/research projects under the direction of a faculty mentor. As a University Honors student, you can be recognized on the record and at graduation. You can also have the opportunity to attend learning/cultural events for University Honors students and faculty and receive special consideration in registration for University Honors-designated courses.
Cal State East Bay has programs dedicated to assisting students with disabilities. If you are an eligible student, you can join our programs to gain professional help in various areas such as equal access to the classroom, advising and tutoring services, and wellness counseling. 

Accessibility Services provides academic accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Our counselors determine accommodations on an individual basis after reviewing current professional documentation and meeting with the individual. The purpose of such accommodations is to provide equal access to classroom programs and campus activities in a manner consistent with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, associated California laws and regulations, and CSU policy.

In addition to accommodation and support services to University students, faculty and staff members, we inform and collaborate with faculty and staff to ensure successful implementation of accommodations and to increase the level of access and inclusion of all individuals on campus.

Project IMPACT is a federally funded TRiO Student Support Disability Services Program. It offers ancillary assistance to students with documented disabilities. Project IMPACT offers selected students individualized services such as:

  • Academic advising
  • Tutoring resources
  • One-on-one support
  • Wellness counseling
  • Skills-building classes
  • Financial aid and scholarship information
  • Career assessment

Equity and Opportunity Programs

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides advising for California students with economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds. EOP serves qualifying students who have a history of low income, need academic support services, and demonstrate the potential to succeed at Cal State East Bay.
The EXCEL Program offers eligible undergraduate students comprehensive advising services and scholarship information. This program is available to first-generation college students, qualified low-income students, or disabled students who are registered with Accessibility Services.

The Renaissance Scholars for Foster Youth Program supports college access for students who were former foster youth. Program support services include:

  • Year-round on-campus housing
  • Priority registration
  • Tutoring and mentoring
  • Scholarships and emergency financial assistance
  • Academic, career, and financial aid advising
  • Psychological counseling
  • Career development and internship opportunities
  • Workshops, social activities, and field trips
Transfer Asian Pacific American Student Success (T-APASS) provides a full range of academic support services, counseling, and cultural activities to promote success for Asian American and Pacific Islander students in college and career readiness. The program’s services include academic support to increase successful outcomes, personal development, social networking, and the creation of pathways for students to reach graduation and realize their career goals.

Cal State East Bay’s Preparation Programs

The American Language Program offers a wide range of high-quality English language and other programs for students from all over the world. The program offers the flexibility to create a personalized course of study, and the international staff and teachers of ALP offer the resources and support students need to achieve their personal, educational, or career goals.
Summer Bridge is a five-week quality academic transition program designed to improve the EOP freshmen students’ first-year experience at CSUEB with year-round Student Academic Services. The program helps students integrate into the campus community and obtain academic skills necessary to succeed at Cal State East Bay.

At Cal State East Bay, we are committed to helping all students attain academic success. No matter what kind of help you need, from homework tutoring to accessibility services, we are here to support you on your path to success. 

 

What is Academic Support Services?

At CSUEB, our academic support services aim to help our students improve their learning process, meet learning standards, and challenge themselves academically. Eventually, our programs empower our students to achieve their full academic potential. As a CSUEB student, you have access to many academic support programs including tutoring services, freshman learning communities, accessibility services, EOP, and more.

 

Who Should Join Our Academic Support Programs? 

Generally speaking, any students can benefit from our academic support programs. We provide 12 different programs and services to meet diverse student needs. Whether you need a writing tutor, seek help with a disability, or just want to join a learning community, you can find a program that fulfills your needs and helps you achieve your academic goals. Browse below to explore our academic support programs.

 

Academic Success Programs 

Our academic success programs help you form better learning habits, set learning plans, and become a self-empowered, independent student. We provide a range of services including tutoring, learning communities for freshmen, and the PACE program for adult learners.

 

Equity and Opportunity Programs

We provide academic support programs and financial aid to disadvantaged students in order to enable them to reach their goals. The following programs aim to provide educational equity to all students at CSUEB. 

 

Cal State East Bay’s Preparation Programs

We also have two preparation programs designed to help students have a smooth transition to Cal State East Bay. These two programs assist you in quickly adjusting to the new learning pace and environment.

 

Join Our Programs to Achieve Academic Success

At Cal State East Bay, your success is our priority. If you need assistance in pursuing a higher academic achievement, join our academic support programs. We are here to help!

 

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