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. 

For major advising (juniors and seniors):

  • Professional and Technical Writing - please email Professor Mark Thompson.
  • English, English Education, and Creative Writing - Book Appointment Online
  • Single Subject Credential (Post-baccalaureate) - 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 & Creative Writing
       Professor Linda Mitchell
       Faculty Offices - FOB 117
Mark Thompson      Advisor, Professional and Technical Writing 
Professor Mark Thompson 
       Faculty Offices - FOB 110 
       (408) 924-4433
Jennifer K. Johnson       Advisor, English Preparation for Teaching
Dr. Jennifer K. Johnson 
       Faculty Offices - FOB 216 
       (408) 924-4473
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.