Current Students

Academic advising is important so that you can stay on track with major or minor requirements, and graduate on time. 


The Academic Counseling Center for Excellence in the Social Sciences (ACCESS) provides General Education advising for undergraduate students majoring or intending to major in any of the departments in the College of Social Sciences (CoSS). They are committed to helping you develop a clear path to graduation and supporting your academic success. 

Services Offered:

  • General Education Advising
  • Academic Planning
  • Graduation Planning
  • Mandatory Freshman Advising
  • Probation Advising
  • Reinstatement and Former Student Returning (FSR) Advising
  • Career Counseling
  • Tutoring (Statistics & Writing) 

To make an appointment, go to the ACCESS Center website.


AFAM Department Advising is provided by Dr. Travis D. Boyce, Department Chair and Associate Professor. Whether you are considering majoring in African American Studies, or you have decided you are ready to declare, you should meet with Dr. Boyce.

Email: travis.boyce@sjsu.edu
Phone: (408) 924-5872
Office: WSQ 216 C
Office Hours: Tue/Thur 10 - 11 AM or by appt.
Boyce Zoom Meeting Link