Undergraduate Advising Overview

Types of Undergraduate Advisors in the College of Engineering:


All appointments with ESSC and peer advisors can be scheduled via Spartan Connect. View our service options before scheduling an appointment.

Need help with Spartan Connect? See the Quick Start guide for setting up your own appointments.

In-person Help Desk

The in-person help desk in the Engineering building on the 1st floor in ENG 116 is staffed by our peer advisors during the hours below. Bring your student Tower ID card. Service is first-come, first-served. Find our office on the map of the College of Engineering building [pdf].

Our normal business days and hours, unless otherwise posted, are:

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

Drop-in advising in person with professional advisors at the ESSC is available per our in-person drop-in calendar.

The Zoom Meeting link for virtual drop-ins is https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/92185474101. Please see our calendar for up-to-date hours throughout the semester.

Advising Service Options

Below are service options that might be available to you depending on your major, advisor availability, etc. Learn about the available service types to guarantee you will see the right person for your needs.

Major Advisors (by department)

Each semester, students must see their major advisor to remove their major advising hold.