Student Services

Student Services are an integral part of the learning environment at California University of Management and Sciences Virginia (CalUMSVA). Our services are designed to help you succeed in your academic endeavors. Taking advantage of the many resources available at CalUMSVA can help you become a better student and make your progress towards achieving your academic and career goals.


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California University of Management and Sciences (CalUMSVA) provides a wide range of student services that include:

Academic Advising

Academic Advising is provided to students by the Academic Advisors for academic needs that include, but are not limited to, admission interviews, evaluation and granting of transfer credits (if any), selection of quarterly classes for timely registration, determination of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), planning for remedial activities for successful academic progression, and any other related academic matters.
Academic Response Time: Academic Advisors respond to all inquiries within two business days

General Advising

General Advising is provided by the Students Services Advisor.  General advising include housing information, schedules for public transportation, applications for personal banking, and other general information. The Students Services Advisor can arrange meetings between CalUMSVA alumni with current students to receive general information regarding experience and knowledge of the management and business. 

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Admissions Advising

Admission Advising is provided by the Admissions Officer for admissions planning and process.  The Admissions Office staff also advises prospective students in securing the needed documents to complete the admission process. 

International Student Advising

International Student Advising is provided by the International Student Advisor so that an I-20 can be issued to a student to obtain an F-1 student visa.  The advisor routinely processes required annual ICE reports to certify satisfactory completion of foreign students in the program.  For more information, please contact:

◆ International Student Advisor

Jake Kim


Student Record Keeping

Each student’s file shall contain application documents, admissions credentials, records of attendance, grades earned, satisfactory academic progress records, written communication with the student, and any disciplinary actions taken. Such records shall be considered permanent property of the University and shall not be available for loan or release to others without the written consent of the appropriate student. Student records are to be kept for a period of five (5) years. Student transcripts are retained permanently. Processing Academic Documents or Student Records are services provided by the Registrar.

◆ Registrar

Imane Bendebiche


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Tutorial Services

The tutoring services is an integral part of academic life and is a function of CalUMSVA. CalUMSVA students are permitted to receive on-campus tutoring by designated and approved student tutors, faculty members or other instructional personnel. All tutoring functions will be coordinated by the Office of Student Services and Academic Offices, and provided to requesting students at no charge. 

Disability Services
The University is committed to accommodating students with physical and learning disabilities. Accommodations and other support services are managed by the Academic and Student Services Offices and are tailored to meet the needs of each individual student. It is recommended that new students with special needs contact the office early in their first term to arrange for support services.

Student Lounge
The Student Lounge, equipped with vending machines, is available to students on campus and serves as a common place for daily student gathering. Bulletin boards are commonly used by the students for personal advertisement placement, non-academic announcements and extracurricular activities schedule.

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Career Services
In order to assist students, the University provides job placement assistance within the University and through its network affiliations with business, computer information, and program related companies. Also, assistance in the preparation of the resume is provided upon student request. In addition, a bulletin board is maintained with job announcements and career opportunities.
These services are provided at no cost to the student. The University, however, does not guarantee employment or a specific level of income from its placement assistance. All these services are available from the Office of Student Services.

Housing Services
The University does not provide student housing. However, there are many private apartments and boarding houses around the University. The Student Services Office helps students find appropriate housing.
Scholarship and Academic Service Awards
CalUMSVA provides funds for four scholarships to be awarded each quarter to qualified full-time students. Scholarship Application Forms are available at the front desk.

Technology Services
CalUMSVA is a Wireless Internet enabled facility. For information regarding internet or student ID cards, please contact:

◆ CIS Department