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Advising/Internship Appointments

ENVS majors and minors should meet with an ENVS advisor at least once a year for advising regarding courses and other major-related issues. To schedule an appointment please use the online appointment scheduling tool at: https://csus.campus.eab.com/student/appointments/new

Note:  Internship appointments for approval, mid-term report, and final report must be scheduled with Dr. Jeffery Foran.  Use the steps below and be sure to select “Internship…” in step 4. 

Note:  Change of Major/Minor advising must be scheduled with the Department Chair, Dr. Jeffery Foran. After the initial advising appointment with Dr. Foran, your designated adviser will be assigned according to your last name and should appear in your student center.

Note:  Honors Program advising must be scheduled with the Department Chair, Dr. Jeffery Foran. 

For instructions with screenshots please click here 

  1. Log on to https://csus.campus.eab.com/student/appointments/new  using your Sac State log-in credentials
  2. Under “What type of appointment would you like to schedule?” - Select “Advising” from the drop-down menu
  3. Under “Select the Office for your Appointment” - Select “Environmental Studies” from the drop-down menu
  4. Under “Pick a Service ... Appointment” – Select “ENVS Advising” from the drop-down menu, then click “Next”
  5. Under “Pick a Location for your Appointment – Select “Environmental Studies”
  6. Under “Pick a Staff Member” - Select your advisor (faculty) according to the list below based on your last name, then click “Next”
  7. Select the desired available date
  8. Then select the available time desired - If no availability is displayed on the page click on the forward arrow to display future dates
  1. Review your appointment details, select appointment reminders (if wanted), and then confirm your appointment.
  2. After confirming the appointment you will receive an email confirmation in your saclink email inbox. If you selected an appointment reminder (Email or Text) your will receive an additional email and/or text on the day of the appointment.  

Last name starting with A – D (All Change of Majors, Honors Program, Internship):  Dr. Jeffery Foran

Last name starting with E – L:   Dr. Michelle Stevens

Last name starting with M – R:  Dr. Julian Fulton

Last name starting with S – Z:  Dr. Ajay Singh

If you need to make an appointment outside of your Advisor's availability, please email them direclty. 

Rev April 4 2019 

Spring 2019 Add Permit

Click here for the Spring 2019  Add Permit *

*Note: After February 18, 2019 you must use the "Petition to Add/Drop....After Deadline" form availabe on the Office of the Registrar's
website at: www.csus.edu/registrar/forms/updaterecord/petitiontoadddropwithdraw.pdf

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 and then schedule a meeting* with their faculty advisor (Dr. Jeffery Foran)  to obtain approval and submit the required paperwork.

*See instructions above for scheduling internship-related appointments. Be sure to email a PDF of your mid-term or final report to Dr. Foran prior to you appointment and bring a hard copy with you. 

Packet for ENVS 195: ENVS Internship Packet


Commencement Information

Environmental Studies Spring 2019 Commencement is on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 8:00 AM in the Golden 1 Center. Graduate check-in is at 6:30 AM. Guest seating is limited. Please review the information on the CSUS Commencement website.

Students of senior standing who wish to participate in the graduation ceremonies can register online at the CSUS Commencement 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 Environmental Studies. 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.

This is a call for Dugal Scholarship applications for academic year 2019-20. We are providing scholarship support up to $3,000 for 2 students. Scholarships may be used for tuition, school/research supplies, and books.

Scholarship Details:

  • Available to Environmental Studies Majors of Junior or Senior status with an overall GPA of at least 3.0 Students must be enrolled full-time at the time of award disbursement
  • Write a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing the environmental issue you care about the most, your professional goals, and how the scholarship will help to attain those goals. Save the essay as a PDF.
  •  NEW! – All Scholarship applications must be complete online at:
    https://csus.academicworks.com/users/sign_in
  • Have your essay ready to upload to the online application. No paper applications or essays will be accepted.
  • Deadline to submit an online application/essay is  Wednesday, April 3, 2019 (new)  at 5pm. Winners will be notified by the 3rd week of April.
    If you have questions regarding the online application or scholarships, please review the FAQs on the Scholarship Office website at: https://www.csus.edu/faid/scholarships/ or contact the Scholarship Office.

Thomas Swift Environmental Studies Scholarship


The Professor Thomas Swift Endowed Scholarship was created by Professor Thomas Swift, a history professor at Sacramento State from 1966 to 1998. Professor Swift passed away September 29, 2016, at the age of 82. This scholarship is intended to support the students at Sacramento State, specifically, Environmental Studies majors.
This is a call for Thomas Swift Environmental Studies Scholarship applications for academic year 2019-20. We are providing scholarship support up to $900 for one student. Scholarships may be used for tuition, school/research supplies, and books.


Scholarship Details:

  • Available to Environmental Studies Majors of Junior or Senior status with an overall GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Students must be enrolled full-time at the time of award disbursement.
  • Write a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing the environmental issue you care about the most, your professional goals, and how the scholarship will help to attain those goals. Save the essay as a PDF. 
  •  NEW! – All Scholarship applications must be completed online at:
    https://csus.academicworks.com/users/sign_in 
  • Have your essay ready to upload to the online application. No paper applications or essays will be accepted.
  • Deadline to submit an online application/essay is Wednesday, April 3, 2019 (new) at 5pm. Winners will be notified by the 3rd week of April.
    If you have questions regarding the online application or scholarships, please review the FAQs on the Scholarship Office website at: https://www.csus.edu/faid/scholarships/ or contact the Scholarship Office.

 

(Non CSUS Scholarship) Sacramento Friends Meeting Scholarship - Undocumented Student Scholarship Project

The Sacramento Friends Meeting is a Quaker faith community. Quakers are strongly committed to values of equality, integrity, community, and peace. This scholarship is in furtherance of these values. Sacramento Friends Meeting offers scholarships to continuing undocumented students at Sacramento State University. This scholarship is in response to the inadequacy of financial assistance to college students who were brought to this country as children without authorization.
Scholarship
 
Students from all disciplines are eligible for a scholarship. We are especially interested in awarding scholarships to students majoring in environmental and natural sciences or to people with a demonstrated interest in the environmental and natural sciences. 

The scholarship consists of $500 per semester for two semesters.  Students may be enrolled part-time or full-time during the semesters they receive the scholarship.  If a student skips a semester, the scholarship may be applied to the next semester.  Recipients will be notified in June, 2019.

Students awarded the scholarship may be eligible for a subsequent award dependent on satisfactory academic progress and the availability of scholarship funds.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Be undocumented (regardless of DACA status)
  • Have completed at least three years of high school in the U.S.
  • Have completed at least 12 units at Sacramento State University before spring semester 2019
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have a college GPA of 2.75 or above
  • Demonstrate service on campus, in the community, or at home

Go to http://quakerundocumentedstudentscholarship.org/index.html for complete Scholarship information.


Deadline: April 29, 2019