For non-major advising (frosh and sophomores):

Contact the College of Humanities and the Arts (H&A) Student Success Center in Clark Hall 244, or call (408) 924-5095 for an appointment. 


Major advising for all Undergraduate English majors (except Single Subject Credential program) will be made via Spartan Connect 

How to Set Up an Appointment for Advising

1. Sign in to using the "Sign In" button located in the top right corner.

2. Using the Search Bar at the top, type in "Spartan Connect," and hit Enter.

3. Click on the "Spartan Connect; including advising appts" button.

4. Click on the the blue "Get Assistance" button located in the top right corner.

5. Choose "Advising."

6. Choose "Major Advising." 

7. Continue to follow the steps according to your schedule until you reach appointment times.

8. Choose a time that works for you and then click "Next."

9. Continue to the next page to confirm your appointment.

   Book Appointment Online

Advising for the English Credential Program (Post-baccalaureate & undergraduate students who already applied for graduation ONLY)

  • Single Subject Credential (Post-baccalaureate) No phone appointments. Also, print and bring all your unofficial transcripts to meeting-Book Appointment Online 

Students must fill out the appropriate advising form(s) before meeting with their advisor.

Go to Advising Forms to download the appropriate form(s). 

Linda Mitchell      Advisor, English & English Preparation for Teaching
       Professor Linda Mitchell
       Faculty Offices - FOB 117
Mark Thompson      Advisor, Professional and Technical Writing                         & Creative Writing
Professor Mark Thompson 
       Faculty Offices - FOB 110 
       (408) 924-4433
Mary Warner      Director, English Credential Program 
       Dr. Mary Warner 
       Faculty Offices - FOB 127 
       (408) 924-4417
Revathi Krishnaswamy      Coordinator, MA Graduate Program  
       Professor Revathi Krishnaswamy
       Faculty Offices - FOB 109 
       (408) 924-1384
Alan Soldofsky      Director, MFA Creative Writing Program 
       Professor Alan Soldofsky 
       Faculty Offices - FOB 106 
       (408) 924-4439
Faculty Office Building      Student Contacts

We have over 300 majors in our Department. If you're interested in speaking to some of them, contact the department office at (408) 924-4425.