Academic Counseling Center for Excellence in the Social Sciences
ACCESS is a hub where students can find academic advising and tutoring in such key
skills as writing and statistics, all in a quiet, comfortable study environment.
May We Introduce Ourselves?
Faculty Director Hien Do presents ACCESS Advisor Valerie Chapman—two of the dedicated
professionals available to help students realize their academic potential.
Professional Advising at ACCESS
Students can talk with a professional advisor about requirements for their major,
General Education courses, changing majors, and much more.
Peer Advisors: Students Helping Students
At ACCESS, peer advisors help students with developing study strategies, improving
time management, and generally navigating the SJSU experience.
ACCESS Offers Workshops
Attend a workshop at ACCESS on topics ranging from orientation for incoming students
to the ins and outs of applying for graduate school.
Welcoming the SJSU Social Sciences Community
ACCESS welcomes student organizations and clubs within the College of Social Sciences
to make use of our facilities for meetings, workshops, and student get-togethers.
ACCESS provides advising for undergraduate students majoring or wanting to major in
any of the departments and programs listed at right. Click on a major to see specialized
Come visit our comfortable, quiet study space in Clark Hall, Room 240. Find us.
“We provide Social Sciences students and others a place to talk to advisers regarding
General Education courses and graduation requirements for majors. We help students
on academic probation get back on track. We offer workshops on how to apply to graduate
school and write essays. We have two breakout rooms for advisers to work with students.
We also try to stay open during finals week as a quiet place to study.”