Advising Resources

There are many different resources for advising here at SF State depending on your major or special programs. If you are undeclared your primary advisors are in the Undergraduate Advising Center.  If you are in a major/pre-major/applying to an impacted program, you can meet advisors in your college resource center — all majors belong to a college (all majors are listed below under each college).  Faculty are your advisors for you major requirements with the exception of College of Business Students (see the CoB Student Services Center below).

Undergraduate Advising Center (UAC)       

Services provided for: current and former undergraduate students.

Walk-in appointments for: general education, non-major graduation requirements, graduation check, University policy and procedures.

Times can be scheduled in-person or on the phone for any of the following services: general education, non-major graduation requirements, graduation check, university policy and procedures, choosing a major/major exploration, academic probation, remediation, B.A. Special Major and Readmission.

Phone: (415) 338–2101
Website: advising.sfsu.edu
Email: advising.sfsu.edu/inquiry
Location: ADM 211

Student Services Center

Services include: General education, non-major graduation requirements, graduation check, academic probation, study abroad and academic scholarship and honors.

Services provided for: undergraduate students in College of Business majors and minors

Phone: (415) 405–3531
Website: cob.sfsu.edu/resources/undergraduate
Location: BUS 112
Drop-in hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Student Engagement Center

Services include: General education, non-major graduation requirements, graduation check, academic probation, study abroad, academic scholarship and honors

Services provided for: undergraduate students in the College of Ethnic Studies majors and minors

Phone: (415) 338–6162
Website: ethnicstudies.sfsu.edu/sec
Email: ethnicstudiesadvising@sfsu.edu
Location: EP 117

CHSS Student Resource Center (SRC)

Services offered: Academic planning (GE, DARs, DPR, major), freshman transitioning support, impacted major consultation, academic probation advising, general life/support counseling, petition consultation, career prep and planning, major career exploration, graduation check (GE and graduation requirements), resume and cover letter help

Services provided for: undergraduate students with College of Health and Social Sciences majors and minors

Phone: (415) 405–3533
Website: chss.sfsu.edu/src
Email: srcenter@sfsu.edu
Location: HSS 254

 

Advising Resource Center (ARC)

Services offered: Academic planning, general education advising, academic probation advising, petition consultation, career prep and planning, major career exploration, graduation check (GE and graduation requirements), study abroad, connecting with communities and discovering campus resources.

Services provided for: Undergraduate students pursuing a major, minor or certificate in the College of Liberal and Creative Arts

Phone: (415) 338–1486
Website: advisinglca.sfsu.edu
Email: achieve@sfsu.edu
Location: HUM 112

CoSE Student Success Center

Services offered: academic planning, general education advising, graduation check (GE and graduation requirements), study abroad, connecting with communities, discovering campus resources

Services provided for: undergraduate students with College of Science and Engineering majors and minors

Phone: (415) 338–2816
Website: cose.sfsu.edu/content/cose-success-center
Email: ccsc@sfsu.edu
Location: SCI 381

 

Developmental Studies Office

Services offered and provided: support for students in or a part of the Early Assessment Program (college readiness), Early Start Program (summer transition program for English and math preparation) and Developmental Support (first-year English and math support for students in select courses).

Phone: (415) 338–1006
Website: developmentalstudies.sfsu.edu
Email: develops@sfsu.edu
Location: ADM 211

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

Services offered: Advising, mentoring, tutoring, workshops, scholarships

Services provided for: EOP students only — California residents and eligible AB 540 students who meet the income eligibility index and are a first generation college student can apply for EOP.

Phone: (415) 338–1085
Website: www.sfsu.edu/~eop/
Email: eop@sfsu.edu
Location: SSB 201

Gator Academic Resource Center

Services offered:   Quiet study area, updated computer lab reserved specifically for student athletes, mandatory one-on-one general education advising, personal and/or career counseling, tutorial services (collaboration with campus tutorial), priority registration for current active athletes

Services provided for: SF State athletes

Phone: (415) 338–3320
Website: www.sfstategators.com/sports/2008/8/31/academics.aspx
Location: GYM 2nd Floor

Metro College Success Program

Services offered: Small learning communities, dedicated instructors, one-on-one support from a dedicated academic advisor, tutoring

Services provided for: Any incoming first year student (students can apply to Metro for either the fall or spring semesters of their freshman year)

Themed Communities:

  •     Business
  •     Child and Adolescent Development (CAD)
  •     Health
  •     Engineering
  •     Ethnic Studies
  •     Liberal and Creative Arts
  •     Science
  •     Education

Phone: (415) 338–3034
Website: metro.sfsu.edu
Email: metro@sfsu.edu
Location: ADM 211

Faculty Advisors

Services offered: Major advising, probation, signatures for petitions & graduation applications

Services provided for: Advising for srospective students and students declared in major or pre-major

Major departments will list on their website their faculty advisors and thier office hours for advising.  Some departments will assign you to an advisor by concentration of the major or by your last name.

Website: faculty.sfsu.edu