Graduate Advising

Welcome to the College of Engineering!

We thank you for choosing San José State University and our College to pursue your graduate career. The Engineering Student Success Center (ESSC) is here to support you on your educational journey and to enrich your graduate experience at San José State University.

ESSC Virtual Front Desk

Our Virtual Front Desk is available for quick questions via Zoom during normal business hours:

Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Closed during lunch 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

The Zoom Meeting link is

Graduate Advising Hours

Graduate advisor, Marta R. Rodenas, is available for drop-ins and appointments (see below).

Drop-in at the ESSC virtual front desk (days/times in bold below)

Appointments via Spartan Connect
(availability viewable under Spartan Connect):

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 10 a.m. -
12 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  -  9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Phone: (408) 924-3810 (not available during remote semesters)

Career Advising at the ESSC

Career counseling with our Career Center Engineering liaison, Carrie McKnight, is by appointment via Spartan Connect or email. Engineering students have priority for appointments on Wednesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Looking forward to meeting you!