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Student Advising

ENVS majors and minors should meet with Dr. Foran at least once a year for advising regarding courses and other major-related issues.


Student Handbook

ENVS Undergraduate Handbook

All ENVS majors must read the Undergraduate Handbook in its entirety. There are also a number of forms in the Handbook that need to be submitted to the Department Office.

ENVS Articulation Agreements

See which undergraduate courses at local community colleges fulfill ENVS lower division requirements.

CSUS Forms

The following site contains links to commonly-used forms, such as: change of major/minor, declaration of major/minor, petition to exceed maximum units, and major/minor course waiver(s) and substitution(s):

CSUS Student Forms


Environmental Studies Internship

All majors are required to intern for a semester with an approved governmental agency, consulting firm or other business, or nonprofit or advocacy organization.  Students are asked to read the following packet, meet with their faculty advisor, then submit the required paperwork to the Department Office, Amador Hall 554A.

Packet for ENVS 195: ENVS Internship Packet


Commencement Information

Spring 2015 Commencement will be held in the Sleep Train Arena on Friday, May 22nd, at 11:30 am.

Students of senior standing who wish to participate in the graduation ceremonies can register online at the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies website.

For detailed information about graduation, please visit the CSUS Commencement website.


Career Center Contact for ENVS Students

The Career Center is open for all Environmental Studies majors, and counselors are on hand to speak with students about anything job-related:  writing a resume, how to find an internship, summer employment, and finding a job after graduation.  The Career Center is located on the second floor of Lassen Hall.


Patrick James Dugal Scholarship

To honor the memory of Patrick James Dugal, the Dugal family has established a scholarship for students pursuing a profession in the Environmental Studies field.

Patrick was a full-time CSUS student working toward a degree in Environmental Studies. He was a serious student who was involved in the community and had a strong commitment to environmental matters. He has been described by his professors as a bright presence, cheerful, friendly, optimistic, articulate and dedicated.  Patrick lost his courageous battle against cancer in January 2005.

We will award up to three $5000 scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Submission deadline is February 27, 2015. See the full announcement here.

Get the application here.

Scholarship Details:

  • Available to Environmental Studies Majors of Junior or Senior status.
  • Student must have at least a 3.0 overall GPA.
  • Student must be enrolled full time at the time of award disbursement.
  • Student must submit completed application and an essay of up to 300 words describing the environmental issue s/he cares about the most, his/her professional goals, and how the scholarship will help the attainment of those goals.
  • Scholarship applications can be turned in to Amador Hall 554A.