Welcome to our Advising page! Every student in our program has an assigned advisor. Undergraduates are assigned according to last name;  all Minors should consult with Professor Jason McDaniel; Graduate students should consult with Graduate Coordinator Professor Amanda Roberti.

Undergraduates, please see the list below for your assigned advisor and their office hours. If those hours don't work, or if you want to see someone in particular, you're also welcome to attend any other advisor's office hours. It's always a good idea to meet with an advisor one-on-one early in your career at SF State to make sure you're on the right track and are aware of all opportunities.

Undergraduate Major Advising

Students with last names: Advisor Email Office Hours
Last names: A-BRI Prof. Aaron Belkin

Friday 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. on Zoom.

Join Prof. Belkin's Zoom 

Last names: BRO-CHAN Prof. Nicholas Conway

Monday 2 - 3 p.m. and Wednesday 3 - 4 p.m. in HUM 551

Last names: CHAS-ESC Prof. Rebecca Eissler

Tuesday 2:00-3:00 pm in HUM 531 and Wednesday 4:00-5:00 pm on Zoom, and by appointment

Join Prof. Eissler's Zoom 

Last names: ESP-GUM Prof. Marcela Garcia-Castanon Monday 9:00-10:00 am on Zoom, please email Prof. Garcia-Castanon for the zoom link. Wednesday 12:00-1:00 pm in HUM 558
Last names: GUT-KAN Prof. Joel Kassiola By appointment on Zoom, please email Prof. Kassiola for the zoom link.
Last names: KAS-MARI Prof. James Martel

Tuesday and Thursday 1:00-2:00 pm on Zoom

Join Prof. Martel's Zoom 

Last names: MARS-NI Prof. Jason McDaniel


on Zoom by appointment 

Last names: NO-REL Prof. Francis Neely Monday 12:30-1:30 pm and Tuesday 2:00-2:30 PM in HUM 273 or by appointment on Zoom
Last names: REY-SOR Prof. Whitney Taylor

Wednesday 1:00-3:00 pm on Zoom and in-person by appointment 

Join Prof. Taylor's Zoom 

Last names: SOT-Z Prof. Nicole Watts

Temporary office hours: Friday, 3/10 10-11 AM on Zoom 

Regular office hours: Wednesdays 1:30-3:15 PM in HUM 304C

Prof. Watts's temporary office hours Zoom link (3/10/23)

Graduate Advising

Students with last names: Advisor Email Office hours
Last names: A-Z Prof. Amanda Roberti Tuesday noon - 2 p.m. in HUM 565


For any PLSI minor advising questions for Spring 2023, please contact PLSI Minor Advisor Professor Jason McDaniel by email at

Please include Last Name, First Name and SFSU ID in email SUBJECT line.


Majors in the College of Liberal & Creative Arts (LCA) should consult with two advisors each semester: 

(1) an advisor in the major and

(2) a general education and university requirements advisor in the Undergraduate Advising Center

Students who are completing a minor or an additional major should see an advisor in those programs as well.


Visit the Division of Graduate Studies, which offers counseling and advising regarding issues ranging from applications to graduation.