Undergraduate Drop-in Hours

MAY 16 through start of Fall 2023 semester; weekends, holidays, and orientation days excluded

IN PERSON: Weekdays 9:00 -11:30 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. at ENG 116. VIRTUAL: Weekdays 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-2:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Join virtual drop-ins

Graduate Advising Drop-ins

Until JUNE 13, 2023

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

Graduate Advising drop-in calendar

Summer break closures


ESSC will be closed during campus holidays as well as during Fall 2023 new student orientation sessions.

Orientation schedule details (dates & times)

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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, holidays, and orientation days

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E-mail ESSC

There are separate mailboxes for Engineering undergraduate advising and graduate advising.

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.

Response time varies depending on volume and staffing. You will receive an auto-reply with some helpful resources.

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.

During summer break, advising appointments are available only for campaigns. For other topics, please visit the ESSC during drop-in hours.


Undergraduate Advising

Changing your major? Need information regarding transfer equivalencies? Start here.

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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.