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Engineering & Computer Science Advising

We are CLOSED on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of the Juneteenth Holiday

The College of Engineering and Computer Science's (ECS) Advising, Counseling, and Tutoring (ACT) Office is dedicated to engaging with students to improve student success and enhance each student’s academic and career aspirations through meaningful, customized advising services. The ACT Office improves the student experience by facilitating access to needed resources and expands student opportunities to achieve academic success.

Contact Information

  • Location – Tschannen Engineering Teaching and Research Building (formerly Santa Clara Hall) Room 1213
  • Phone - (916) 278-5426
  • Summer 2024 Hours - 8am - 4pm

Advising Services

The College of Engineering and Computer Science ACT Office offers and staff can provide assistance with the following advising-related topics:

  • General Education & Graduation Requirements (GE/GR)
  • Lower-division major/pre-major advising
  • Questions about ECS Advising Center 1st year and 2nd year registration holds
  • Interpretation of University academic policies
  • Referrals to other campus resources
  • Assist with transferring courses from Community Colleges and attending Summer Semester

Professional Staff Advisors

Name Type of Advisor Email
Reyna Angeles Academic Advisor 
Alisa Patterson Graduation and Retention Coordinator 
Danny Zavala Graduation and Retention Coordinator 

Staff Advisor Drop-In Hours

Drop-ins will be held via Zoom (see zoom link below) as well as in person in Tschannen Engineering Teaching and Research Building (formerly Santa Clara Hall) (TEB 1213). Please see times below as they may differ for zoom vs in person.

Zoom Meeting ID: 583-122-3656 or

Instructions To Join:

  1. Click on the "SSO" option either in the Zoom desktop app or in the browser.
  2. The domain is Then log in with your CSUS username and password.

Drop-ins are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Drop-ins are for current undergraduate students with questions regarding general education, graduation requirements, lower division major requirements, registration, and policies and procedures.

New students are asked to attend their new student orientation before attending drop-in hours. MESA students receive advising from the MESA Advisor, Alex Blaise. See information below in MESA Advising section. Graduate students should meet with their major advisors.

Please have your student ID # and microphone ready prior to attending zoom drop-ins. Please bring your Sac State OneCard to in person drop-ins.

Drop-in times are subject to change with short notice.

June 17 - June 21

We are CLOSED on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of the Juneteenth Holiday

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
June 17 June 18 June 19 June 20 June 21
TEB 1213
10 am - 11 am
TEB 1213
12 pm - 1 pm
10 am - 11 am
TEB 1213
1 pm - 2:30 pm
10 am - 11 am
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
9:30 am - 11 am
2 pm - 3 pm 
9 am - 10:30 am
1 pm - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 12 pm
1 pm - 2:30 pm

Faculty Advisors

Faculty Advisors focus on the upper division for their specific major. Students seeking academic advising from a Faculty Advisor should meet with the one from their major. For majors not listed, please seek advising from your major department. ECS students in the DEGREES program may meet with the DEGREES Advisor.

Summer Faculty Advising

Please contact your major department for faculty availability. Department links below.

MESA Advising

MESA students should refer to the MESA Advising page for more specific information about available advising options or contact

Appointments with a MESA Advisor can be scheduled here: