Online Counseling at Citrus College
We invite you to ask questions regarding your academic planning concerns using this handy tool.
If you have more detailed questions which require a comprehensive evaluation of transcripts, we encourage you to make an in-person appointment at (626) 914-8530. To stay on track with your goals, we recommend you make at least one in-person appointment every semester.
SARS-eAdvising is available to students in good standing with current Citrus College ID numbers.
If you are a "first-time" student, you must complete the
student orientation prior to making an appointment or using this Online Counseling interface. Also, before submitting your inquiry, or if you are not currently a student with Citrus College, we recommend you browse the frequently asked questions below.
We will make every effort to respond to your inquiry in a timely manner and within 72 business hours.
It's possible. If a desired class is full/closed but the waitlist is open, you should waitlist the class in the meantime.
With regard to adding, it is always at the instructor's discretion and dependent on whether or not there is physical space among other factors. Adding only occurs once the term has officially started. However, physically showing up to the first meeting for a desired class (whether or not you are on a waitlist) ensures that you do not miss out on important information in the event you are able to add.
This is a personal decision and dependent on your unique needs/situation. Many students work full or part time and/or have other obligations that make it necessary to take fewer units each term. For those who are required to maintain "full-time status" (e.g., financial aid or insurance policy purposes), carrying a minimum 12 units during fall and spring terms will be necessary.
In college, you have some flexibility in the order of the classes you take. Some things to look for are whether or not the class has a "prerequisite" and also to adhere to any "strongly recommended" advisories. Generally speaking, and if you know you are working toward a degree program, we suggest beginning with reading, math and English courses.
To drop a class (please make sure you are adhering to the deadlines for each term) simply log on to
Wingspan using your student ID number and PIN and follow the links to "add/drop" classes. To add a class that's already begun, you must obtain an authorization "code" directly from the instructor. Then, take this code and use it to add yourself through
You can register for classes through Wingspan.
Remember, on your very first login to this area, you will use your birth date - MMDDYY (example: April 30, 1988, enter 043088) - as the six-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN).
Note: If you have previously logged in to the secure area, please use the NEW 6 DIGIT PIN number you created.
The answer to this depends largely on your personal circumstances and how many classes you are taking each term. An estimation for a student successfully carrying a full time load and taking advantage of winter and summer sessions is 2.5 years to both graduate with an associate degree and transfer.
Please review our online orientation, send a general academic inquiry through our online counseling link, or for more detailed or personal matters, make an in-person counseling/advising appointment by calling our appointment desk at (626) 914-8530.