Intellectual Wellness

intellectual Wellness

Having an open and active mind, finding solutions, and seeking out new learning experiences and challenges throughout the lifetime.

Tips and Highlights

  • Create a desire to learn new concepts and improve skills
  • Seek personal growth in academic areas and personal interests
  • Develop a sense of creativity to inspire and exercise your brain


Academic Advising & Resource Center

  • The Academic Advising & Resource Center (AARC) is focused on ensuring the success of CSUB’s students. Their goal is to work collaboratively with each student and each on-campus department so that all student needs are met and addressed, and all issues are rectified.

Academic Programs

  • California State University, Bakersfield is proud to offer high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs that advance the intellectual and personal development of its students. The university is committed to scholarship and life-long learning, and currently offers more than 50 different Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs.
  • The Office of Academic Programs handles many of the academic matters that are university-wide in scope including: coordination of CSUB’s General Education Program, coordination of the First-year Experience and CSUB courses, oversight of the four-year degree pledge, oversight of Early Enrollment for high school students, and more.

Dean of Students

  • The Dean of Students supports the university’s mission by developing the personal and intellectual potential of all students. We foster this through developmental learning, placing value for integrity and self-reflection, and encouraging responsible behavior. By upholding the Student Conduct Code, we create a healthy living and learning environment that empowers students to be ethical leaders.


  • Through its programs and services, the mission of the Walter W. Stiern Library is to provide access to information that furthers student learning and research and faculty instruction and research.


  • The Ombudsperson is available to meet with any student who has a concern or complaint about the University. The Ombudsperson is an objective mediator who helps resolve conflicts which arise from disagreement and acts as liaison between students and the University.

Services for Students with Disabilities

  • The Mission of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) is to provide support services that enable every student, regardless of disability, to have access to a University education at CSU Bakersfield.

Tutoring Services

  • Tutoring is available to CSUB students in many subject areas. You may need just a little extra help with a subject or have a class concept explained a little differently to you. Tutoring is available, and it's free.

Writing Resource Center

  • The CSUB Writing Resource’s mission is to provide advocacy and leadership for writing across campusby delivering support in a welcoming, helpful, and collaborative learning environment with trained, respectful staff. They aim to provide individual and group peer writing support across the disciplines at all stages of writing in order to cultivate the skills, strategies, and behaviors of confident, independent, and life-long learners leading to increased student success.