Advising

ACCESS GE Advisors offers advising and consultation on the following topics:

  • General Education advising
  • Probation advising
  • Transfer credit
  • University policies: grade forgiveness, leave of absence, late drop/withdrawal, former students returning, reinstatement/readmission
  • Online tools: degree audit and what-if reports, unofficial transcripts, helpful websites and resources, Career Center resources
  • Freshmen and Sophomores will recieve most of their advising from ACCESS.

How to schedule an advising appointment

  1. Go to https://sjsu.campus.eab.com
  2. Input your SJSU ID and password

  3. From your student home page, select the blue "Get Assistance" button on the right sidebar.
  4. Select "Advising" & "Advising - College of Social Sciences" for your appointment.
  5. Selectthe reason for your appointment under "service".
  6. Choose ACCESS Success Center as your location for the appointment. 
  7. Choose a specific advisor (optional), or leave blank for any advisor.
  8. Choose a date and time from the available options that work for you.
  9. Verify the who, what, when, where, why, add comments (optional), then confirm the appointment.
  10. Be sure to write down your confirmed date & time!
  11. The appointment is now on your Spartan Connect Calendar (left sidebar, calendar icon)

Please remember to show up for your appointment.
Missing two appointments blocks you from scheduling further appointments.

Please note that appointments must be made at least five (5) hours ahead of time.

Detailed instructions for making appointments on Spartan Connect (PDF)


 Major Advisors

Major Advisors are professors who advise students. The following are their responsibilites:

  • Major course requirement advising
  • Major course planning
  • Graduation review and approval
  • Petition signing (May also need Associate Dean's Signature)
  • Juniors and Seniors will recieve most of their advising from Faculty Advisors

Find your major advising information below

Program/Department Contact Information:

African American Studies 

Washington Square Hall 
Room 216A (2nd Floor) 
One Washington Square San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: (408) 924-5871

Anthropology

Clark Hall Suite 469
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5710

Communication Studies

Hugh Gillis Hall 108
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5360

Economics

Dudley Moorehead Hall 147
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5400

Environmental Studies

Washington Square Hall 118
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5450 (Voice), 408-924-5477 (Fax)

Geography & Global Studies

Washington Square Hall 118
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5475

History

Dudley Moorehead Hall 134
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5500

Chicana & Chicano Studies

Clark Hall 231
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5760

Political Science

Clark Hall 471
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5550

Psychology

Dudley Moorehead Hall 157
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5600

Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Dudley Moorehead Hall 241
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5320

Urban and Regional Planning

Washington Square Hall 216A
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0108
Telephone: 408-924-5882