Teacher Preparation Advising Center (TPAC)
Welcome to the Beach!
Summer 2015 Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 5:00pm (Closed from 12-1 for lunch)
The Teacher Preparation Advising Center will be closed on the following dates:
Monday September 6th - Labor Day Holiday
Interested in becoming a teacher but don't know where to begin? The Teacher Preparation Advising Center (TPAC) at Cal State Long Beach can help! We offer pre-program and In-program advising and information for the Liberal Studies Bachelors Degree as well as the Multiple Subject (elementary teaching), Single Subject (middle and high school teaching) and Education Specialist (special education) credential programs. Walk-in advising is available for all programs. Click here for Credential Program Walk-in hours. Click here for Liberal Studies Walk-in hours.
We are located in ED 1 - 67 in the College of Education south of the Campus Library. Some of our other services include:
- General Academic information about California teaching credential programs, College and University policy
- Referrals for questions best answered by other College offices, University Offices, departments, programs or faculty advisors
Liberal Studies Program Contact Information:
Bachelor Degree in Liberal Studies
Bachelors Degree in Liberal Studies, Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential & Preliminary Education Specialist Credential
For Liberal Studies walk-in advising hours, click here.
Teaching Credential Program Contact Information:
Middle and High School Teaching
Elementary School Teaching
Special Education Teaching (Kindergarten through Age 22)
Walk-in advising is available for current and prospective students that want information on or have questions regarding the Credential Programs. If you are a Liberal Studies student and would like to speak with a Liberal Studies advisor regarding your bachelors degree requirements, please check the Liberal Studies website for their walk-in hours.
July 20 - July 24, 2015
There will be no walk-in advising hours for credential programs this week. If you have quick questions regarding the credential programs feel free to stop by TPAC in ED1-67 during our normal office hours and we will be happy to help you out. Walk-in hours will resume Tuesday July 28.
July 27 - July 31, 2015
Monday 7/27/15 - no-walk-ins
Tuesday 7/28/15 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Wednesday 7/29/15 - 2:30pm-4:00pm
Thursday 7/30/15 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Friday 7/31/15 - 10:30am - 12:00pm & 2:30pm-4:00pm
Hours are subject to change. It is suggested that you contact TPAC at 562-985-1105 to verify hours prior to coming to campus for advising. It is also highly recommended that you attend a program information meeting prior to coming in for advising. See the individual program websites listed above for Information Meeting dates and times.
CSULB Credential Programs are accredited by:
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