Undergraduate Advising Drop-ins

FEB 13 to late MAY, holidays excluded

Drop-ins are available Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-2:00 p.m. Stop by the ESSC at ENG 116 or virtually via Zoom.

Join virtual drop-ins

Graduate Advising Drop-ins

Effective JAN 3, 2023

Mondays (Zoom only), Thursdays and Fridays (only in-person at ENG 116), 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Join daytime virtual drop-ins

Open during Spring Break except Cesar Chavez Day (campus closure)


We are open during normal business hours Monday - Thursday of Spring Break week (March 27-30). We close for the campus holiday Friday, March 31st, and reopen Monday, April 3rd.

Contact an ESSC Advisor

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ESSC Live Help Desk

The in-person help desk is in the Engineering building on the 1st floor in ENG 116. Bring your student Tower ID card. Service is first-come, first-served.

Monday through Friday*
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(closed for lunch daily 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.)

Drop-in Advising (hours usually differ from hours of business)

*closed weekends and holidays

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E-mail ESSC

Current response time is longer than usual. You will receive an auto-reply with some helpful resources. Include your SJSU student ID number in all communication as well as a clear and concise description of your question or issue. You can attach any supporting documents.

If your issue is detailed or complicated, or will take more than 5-10 minutes to discuss by phone or drop-in, please make an advising appointment via Spartan Connect.

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See an ESSC Advisor

Major advising, hold removal, probation, transfer equivalency petitions, and more. Appointments, made via Spartan Connect, can be virtual via Zoom or in-person at the ESSC office ENG 116.

Selecting your appointment topic will provide a list of available advisors and appointment slots. See our undergraduate advising service options, our graduate advising service options, and instructions for making an appointment.


Undergraduate Advising

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Graduate Advising

Requirements, eligibility, and application information. Discover how a post-baccalaureate degree can level-up your career.

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Career and Professional Development

Recruiters are looking for more than a degree these days. Graduate with a well-rounded resume that includes internships, student activities, and marketable job skills. A career advisor can show you how.