Student Services

The Office of Student Services is committed to working closely with students by providing personalized attention and professional services. It seeks to develop a campus climate that brings together students, staff, faculty and the community. It facilitates and supports various activities to assist students in making a successful transition to the School Community and to prepare them for life after graduation.

Advising and Counselling

CTSB Faculty and the Office of Student Services are available to provide all types of counseling to students. Academic advising and counseling on overall academic planning, course selection and other academic matters can be obtained from the Chief Academic Officer or the Program Director. At the start of every quarter, students are required to undergo academic advising prior to registration. In addition, the student can consult with the Director of Student Services on non-academic matters such as career and employment, CPT/OPT and Internship, or other personal matters. To schedule an advising our counseling appointment, contact studentservices@catu.edu.

New Student Orientation

Students are oriented to the School and its Program by the Admissions Director during the student’s application interview. This is when program costs, probable length of time to acquire the degree, school policies and other matters are discussed before matriculation.

A school-wide orientation is likewise conducted at the start of every quarter to ensure that students and faculty are updated and in-tune with school policies and guidelines.

Employment Assistance

CTSB does not provide job placement services and provides no guarantee of employment to students of the program. The Office of Student Services, however, can provide assistance to students in their attempts to secure employment from prospective hiring companies in their field of study through workshops, seminars and/or counseling sessions. Career services provided mainly include resume writing workshops and job interview preparation. The Office of Student Services provides various resources to aid students in their search for job opportunities such as local community job fairs, and posting job resources on the bulletin boards.

On Campus employment is available to qualified students who would like to share their knowledge and expertise to its faculty and students. Students may apply for part-time jobs as an assistant to student services and admission. To inquire about employment and career assistance services, contact studentservices@catu.edu.

International Student Services

The School is ready to assist international students in all matters related to their admission, academic advisement, and personal needs. In addition, the School provides the necessary services to assist international students with problems related to immigration, visas, and work permits.

On Campus Employment

On Campus, employment is available to qualified students who would like to share their knowledge and expertise with faculty and students. Students may apply for part-time jobs as an assistant to student services and admissions.

Community Involvement

CTSB is located in the central area of Los Angeles, among the most culturally rich and diverse cities in the world. The school encourages its student to participate in local community events, and volunteer in missions and nonprofit organizations as part of the school’s community outreach to widen the student’s educational, social and cultural experience. Student Services will regularly send out to students electronic newsletters to announce local events, workshops, trainings and seminars that students can join and participate in.

Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Exercises are held once a year in June, even though CTSB students may finish their studies and graduate year-round. Commencement activities are a highlight for students, faculty, and staff who enjoy a celebration luncheon following the ceremonies.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Throughout the year there are social opportunities to attend such as guest speakers, workshops, field trips, culture night and a new student orientation buffet, etc.

IT Technical Support

CTSB can provide students Technical Support for matters related to setting up their @catu.edu email account and password reset, Gradelink access, setting up and accessing Moodle and course materials, MS Office 365 student license requests and installation, QuickBooks installation, the setting up of display and audio equipment, and other school or course-related software issues. To request technical support send email to itsupport@catu.edu.

Technical Support hours:
Monday through Friday 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Closed on Saturday and Sunday

Lost and Found

Students can stop by the Office of Student Services to report a lost item and review the inventory of found items to help facilitate recovery of their belongings. Items that are lost in campus will be delivered to Suite 400.