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The College of Humanities and the Arts Student Success Center (H&A SSC) is now open!


Advising services include all advising formerly done in the Visual Arts Advising Center (VAAC), as well as for the entire College.

Students accustomed to visiting the Visual Arts Advising Center (VAAC) can now visit the College of Humanities and the Arts Student Success Center (H&A SSC) for their GE and non-major advising questions. The advising services provided below are in support of all departments and schools within the College of Humanities and the Arts (H&A). Students within any of the H&A Departments or Schools listed below are encouraged to visit us in Clark Hall room #244, or call (408) 924-5095 to make an appointment. Our team of advisors look forward to helping you find the support and services you need to be academically successful and graduate in a timely manner! 


  • Music and Dance


  • Art and Art History
  • Design
  • English and Comparative Literature
  • Humanities
  • Linguistics and Language Development
  • Philosophy
  • TRFT
    • Radio, Television and Film
    • Theatre Arts
  • World Languages and Literatures

Advising Services Offered: 

  • General education and non-major advising
  • Assistance with course schedule planning
  • Understanding SJSU policies and procedures
  • New student advising
  • Transfer advising
  • Identifying resources for academic success
  • Probation advising
  • Pre-graduation general education reviews
  • Graduation Worksheet and hold letter reviews