College Advising Office (ESSC)

College Advising Office (ESSC)

Center Overview

The College Advising Office (Education Student Services Center) mission is to provide accurate, timely & helpful academic & professional guidance and support to future, current and past CEHS students. The ESSC is located in Julka Hall 170.

Academic Advising:

The Education Student Services is open, fully staffed, and prepared to help all students! Phone, Zoom, or In-Person appointments can be scheduled by calling 216-687-4625 or through Starfish (undergraduate students only). 

Click here for more information on how to access CEHS advising in spring 22! 

Fingerprinting Services:

Fingerprinting Services are available Monday- Friday in the ESSC.  Please note the process and availability of these services has changed and appropriate measures have been taken to accommodate COVID 19 health concerns. Visit our background check page for more information.

Field Placements:

More information about field placements can be found at the  Office of Field Services page.  


Important Dates

Practicum & Student Teaching Application Deadlines

  • Jan 15-Feb 15 – Summer & Fall Placements
  • Aug 15-Sept 15 – Spring Placements

Graduation Application Deadlines

  • April  1 – Summer Graduation
  • May   1  – Fall Graduation
  • Nov  15 – Spring Graduation

Comprehensive Examinations (2021-2022)

  • Fall Semester-Oct 23,  2021
  • Spring Semester-Mar 26, 2022
  • Summer Semester-June 25, 2022

To make an advising appointment call the ESSC at 216-687-4625.
Current students can schedule an appointment online by logging into Campus and clicking the blue star on the student tab to schedule through Starfish.

Future Educators Club

If you are looking for an opportunity to collaborate and get know future educators check out the Future Educators Organization at CSU! This club provides a space for resource sharing, new experiences, and collaboration to help pre-service teachers feel supported during their college career and when they graduate and become teachers.  Email them at or check out the website