Specialty Advising

The CoS Student Success Center hosts various specialty advisor walk-in hours in our office of GMCS 429. There are also a few other Advising offices that offer additional layers of support, such as Health Professions Advising Office (HPOA) for all majors considering a health profession, the Undergraduate Biology Advising Office, and the Psychology Peer Advising Center. Please see below for more information.

Study Abroad Advising


Our CoS International Coordinator, Maureen Crawford, is available to help you identify goals for your study abroad experience, guide you through thoughtful program selection, and help you navigate scholarship options.

*No appointment needed.

Maureen Crawford

Walk-in Hours: TBA

Location: GMCS 429

Email: mcrawford@sdsu.edu

Undergraduate Research Advising

Our research advisor for the CoS SSC, Nina Barr, familiarizes students with what undergraduate research entails. Nina can help you navigate how to choose a lab, reach out to potential research mentors and construct an introductory email for joining their lab.

*No appointment needed.

TBD (Please make an appointment w/ Dr. Ochoa)

Drop-in Hours: TBD 

Zoom Meeting ID:


Career Readiness Advising


The STEM Career Development and Program Coordinator can help students with tools for internships and the job search. Kyra can review resumes and cover letters, and help you make yourself more competitive.

*No appointment needed.


Walk-in Hours: N/A

Location: GMCS 429


Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO)


The Health Professions Advising Office is a resource for current SDSU students and alumni planning a career in the health professions. HPAO provides information, guidance, and support to students from any major about most health professions*, including dentistry, medicine (M.D., D.O., and D.P.M.), optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant, and veterinary medicine.


Business Hours: Make an Appointment via EAB Navigate or email for availability

Logan Watson is available by appointment for students applying this cycle. 

Location: GMCS 323

Email: sdsuhpao@gmail.com 

Phone: 619-594-3030


Biology Undergraduate Advising Office


The Biology Department has an Undergraduate Biology Advisor, Logan Watson, that can assist Biology students in preparing their course schedules and progressing through their degree. 


Amy Tappen

Location: LSN Room 102

Email: bioundergrad@sdsu.edu

Phone: 619-594-6442


Psychology Peer Advising Center


The Psychology Department has it’s own Peer Advising Center for Undergraduate Psychology students. Students can walk in during business hours and meet with peer advisors for assistance in progressing through their degree. Appointments are not required. 

Peer Advisors

Location: LSN Room 105

Appointments available via EAB Navigate

Email: psychology.advising.sdsu@sdsu.edu

Phone: 619-594-5412