Graphic of an announcement board listing the The ESSC will not host drop-ins (virtual and in-person) on the following dates:                                                                                                                     July 9th, July 12th, July 17th, July 24th, July 31st, and August 2nd, due to ongoing orientation sessions.
dropin advising

Attend drop-in advising in-person or online

All in-person meetings are conducted in the Engineering building on the 1st floor in ENG 116. Bring your student Tower ID card to check in. Service is first-come, first-served and availability is subject to change. View our drop-in calendars first:

Undergraduate drop-in advising

Graduate drop-in advising

*closed weekends and holidays

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E-mail the ESSC

Undergraduate students should email;  whereas, graduate students should

Include your SJSU student ID number in all communication and a concise description of your issue or question.  Attach any supporting documents or screenshots.

Response time varies depending on volume and staffing. 


Make an appointment

Appointments are services such as Major advising, hold removal, academic notice, 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 Winter and Summer sessions, the ESSC has limited appointment availability, so attend drop-in advising.


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