Academic Advising

All academic advising will now be conducted through non-face-to-face methods such as phone, email, and Zoom. When seeking college-based support, please ensure that you are viewing the correct college for your major.

If you would like help identifying which office to visit, you can begin by visiting the Student Success Help Desk.

Look for recent communications from SDSU Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, and keep in touch with your current athletics academic advisor.

Information is being shared with students through Blackboard and regular updates will be provided through social media (Facebook and Instagram).

Please see this College of Education site for information on withdrawing from a course or changing your grading basis to Credit/No-Credit.

Information is being shared with students through the college’s CANVAS Homeroom and will also be posted on the CSSE website and the College of Engineering website. CSSE Advisors have links for appointments in their email signature lines and in outgoing messages and are provided here, Advising questions may also be emailed to [email protected],  which is monitored Monday through Friday.
The College of Health and Human Services major advisors will be conducting advising session in a virtual modality. Please see their contact information below.

Consult the Office of Advising and Evaluations for all questions pertaining to General Education courses, graduation requirements, Writing Placement Assessment (WPA) and other placement exams.

School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences ([email protected])

  • Professor Kelly Lane, Faculty Undergraduate Advisor
  • Leviticus Johnson, Undergraduate Advisor
  • Louise Chatagnier, Graduate Student Assistant

School of Public Health ([email protected])

  • Dr. Kristen Emory, Undergraduate Advisor for Upper-Division Public Health Majors
  • Esmeralda Sanchez, Undergraduate Advisor for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Public Health Pre-Majors ([email protected])

School of Nursing

School of Social Work

  • Professor Jennifer Cosio, Faculty Undergraduate Advisor for Upper-Division Social Work Majors ([email protected])
  • Esmeralda Sanchez, Undergraduate Advisor for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Social Work Pre-Majors ([email protected])

School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

CHHS Dean’s Office - International Experience Requirement

School of Art+Design

  • Visit the Art Homeroom in Blackboard for Advising hours and Zoom link
  • Email: [email protected]

School of Communication

L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality & Tourism Management

School of Journalism & Media Studies

  • Visit the JMS Homeroom in Blackboard
  • Schedule an appointment with JMS Advising via Calendly
  • Email: JMS Advising Coordinator Alexa Mokalis ([email protected])

School of Theatre, Television, and Film

School of Public Affairs

  • Contact info and schedule appointments are posted here.

School of Music and Dance

  • Dance majors: Joe Alter ([email protected])
  • Music majors:
  • BM Music Education, Professional Studies/General Track (2), BA, and Music minors: Email Dr. Shannon Kitelinger ([email protected])
  • BM Professional Studies Tracks 1 & 3, Performance, Global Composition, Jazz Studies: Email Travis Maril ([email protected])

ROTC Programs:

Information is being shared through the college’s Student Success Center website and Blackboard Homerooms.

General Information is available on the Student Success homepage.

  • Interdisciplinary Studies in Three Disciplines (IS3D): See the IS3D homepage.
  • IS3D and Undeclared Student consultations and petitions regarding retroactive withdrawal, late withdrawals, or similar issues: Email Michelle Lopez, Assistant Dean for Student Success at ([email protected]) for a phone or Zoom appointment.

EOP will continue to communicate with students regarding important information, dates, and deadlines through its website and newsletter. Please email [email protected] if you need to update your email address to ensure you are receiving timely updates from EOP.

Virtual Walk-In Appointments are available during the first week of classes and can be scheduled by contacting the EOP Virtual Front Desk (

After the first week of classes, students can schedule appointments with their EOP Counselors using the following methods.

  • Using EAB Navigate at the following link:  
  • Calling our EOP front desk (619) 594-6298 and leaving a message; someone will return your call  
  • Emailing us at [email protected]; someone will return your email
Contacting the EOP Virtual Front Desk (
Check the college’s academic advising webpage for information and contacts.
Information is available on the campus website and via an up-to-date message at 760-768-5500. 

The Office of Advising and Evaluations webpage has information on virtual academic advising appointments and phone advising.  Students can also email general questions to  [email protected] or access our Virtual Front Desk.