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We encourage students to use LoboConnect or email to connect with their advisors and schedule virtual appointments. Log in here or use the phone app. Be sure to log in to cancel and reschedule if you are no longer able to attend. 

For general questions about finding an advisor or about a particular department/program, please check our general department contacts below.

How to Receive Advising in Science & Technology

Please look for your advisor in your MySSU or LoboConnect account, then check the chart below for contact information and how to receive advising. 

Lower Division, Completed 59 Units and Below
Major/Program Who to See

Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA)

Christina Thao, MESA Lead and SST Academic Advisor

Applied Statistics; Biochemistry; Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth Science; Electrical Engineering; Geology; Kinesiology; Mathematics; Nursing; Physical Sciences; Physics; Statistics

Professional Advisor:
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Transfer Students

Please look for your advisor in your MySSU or LoboConnect account, then check the chart below for contact information. You are welcome to change your advisor if you prefer someone else; please work with your department office to change advisors.

Declared Upper-Division Majors, Completed 60 or More Units
Major Who to Contact

General BA or BS: any advisor listed below

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: Drs. Lisa Bentley, Daniel Crocker, Derek Girman, Brent Hughes, Nathan Rank, Richard Whitkus, or Mackenzie Zippay

Marine Biology: Drs. Daniel Crocker, Brent Hughes, Sean Place, Mackenzie Zippay

Molecular Cell Biology: Drs. Lisa Hua, Joseph Lin, Sean Place

Physiology: Drs. Daniel Crocker, Lis Hua, Sean Place, Mackenzie Zippay

Zoology: Drs. Daniel Crocker, Derek Girman, Brent Hughes, Sean Place, Nathan Rank, Mackenzie Zippay

Chemistry, Biochemistry

For students with last names A - C: Dr. Monica Lares

For students with last names D - J: Dr. Bogdan Negru

For students with last names K - R: Dr. Steven Farmer

For students with last names S - Z: Dr. Mark Perri

Computer Science

Contact Drs. Gurman Gill, Mark Gondree, Ali Kooshesh, or Suzanne Rivoire. Your assigned advisor is shown in MySSU. If no advisor is listed for you, contact Mark Gondree.

Electrical Engineering Contact Drs. Farid Farahmand, Mohamed Salem, Sudhir Shrestha, or Nansong Wu.
Geology, Earth Science Contact Dr. Matty Mookerjee.

Exercise Science Concentration: Drs. Bulent Sokmen or Youngmin Chun

Interdisciplinary Concentration: Dr. Lauren Morimoto

Lifetime Physical Activity Concentration: Dr. YJ Ryuh

Mathematics & Statistics

Applied Math: Drs. Martha Shott (students with last names A - M) or Sunil Tiwari (students with last names N - Z)

Bi-Di: Dr. Brigitte Lahme

Pure: Dr. Sam Brannen

Secondary Teaching: Drs. Ben Ford or Martha Byrne

Statistics: Drs. Susan Herring, Elaine Newman, or Rodrigo Gaitan

Pre-Nursing: Jami Grosser or Dr. Anna Valdez

BSN: Drs. Rachel Napoli (class of 2025) or Karen Werder (class of 2024)

Post-Licensure BSN: Audrey Spall or Dr. Krista Altaker

FNP: Dr. Rich Fidler or Pattie Stein

Physics & Astronomy

Astronomy: Drs. Scott Severson or Thomas Targett

Physics: Dr. Hongtao Shi


Advising Links


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