Welcome to the Center for Student Success in Engineering (CSSE)!

Schedule a virtual appointment with a CSSE Peer Advisor at: https://calendly.com/csseadvising

Email us your questions to: [email protected]



To prepare for your registration day the Center for Student Success in Engineering will have drop-in Zoom sessions where you can ask an engineering peer advisor for guidance and support leading up to your registration time.

Spring 2021 New Student Orientation Drop-in Zoom Advising Schedule
Monday 1/4/2021 10:00am - 2:00pm
Tuesday 1/5/2021 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday 1/6/2021 10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday 1/7/2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The Drop-in Zoom Advising link is the same for all days:


Meeting ID: 619 594 2989

spring orientation resources


Update *********1/6/21*********************************************************************** 







The Center for Student Success in Engineering (CSSE) welcomes back returning and new College of Engineering Students! The physical room (221-B) will be closed for Spring 2021 but all CSSE services will be available to support you virtually!

Virtual Peer Advising

You can schedule an appointment to meet with a CSSE Peer Advisor virtually through our appointment system, Calendly, at https://calendly.com/csseadvising. The Peer Advisors are highly qualified and trained engineering students who are available to answer student inquiries regarding academic advising and course planning, student success and resources, engagement, and progress toward graduation.

Questions by Email

CSSE Peer Advisors are generally available Monday through Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm and Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm via email via email. Send your inquiry to [email protected]­.

Internships and Career help

Looking for internship help? Contact the College Internship & Career Counselor, Bianca Portal Truett at [email protected] or schedule an appointment at www.calendly.com/bportal.

Tutoring Help

CSSE offers tutoring support for some classes facilitated through the MESA and ANSWER programs. Check out the tutoring schedule at CSSE Tutoring Schedule Fall 2020.



Major course planning handouts and curriculum guides:





College of Engineering Student Affairs Coordinator
Donovan Geiger
[email protected]
For virtual appointments, https://calendly.com/d_geiger 
College of Engineering Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Theresa M. Garcia
[email protected] 
Temporary Google Phone (619) 717-6685
For virtual appointments, https://calendly.com/assistant_dean_garcia
Center for Student Success in Engineering Coordinator
Damien Rosales
[email protected]
For virtual appointments, https://calendly.com/damienrosales






******Update 3/18/2020**********************************************

The Center for Student Success in Engineering physical space closed for the remaining spring 2020 semester due to the situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19). Our peer advising, Internship, and tutoring student support services will still be available in a virtual format expected to roll out the week of March 23, 2020.

To schedule a Virtual Advising appointment, go to https://calendly.com/csseadvising



For questions or concerns or general advising email: [email protected] 

 For escalated questions or issues, please contact our Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Theresa M. Garcia at [email protected]

Assistant Dean Theresa M. Garcia is also accepting virtual appointments, to schedule an appointment go to: https://calendly.com/assistant_dean_garcia 


The SDSU Center for Student Success in Engineering (CSSE), located in the Engineering Building, Room 221-B, offers an integrated range of services designed to help Engineering students meet graduation requirements. 

Peer advising is provided by CSSE Advisors who help students to navigate the curriculum, ensuring that they understand existing advising tools to take courses in the correct order and progress towards upper-division coursework.

Peer tutoring is facilitated by the MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) and ANSWER (Advancing Navy Stem Workforce through Education and Research) Program and help students achieve academic success by genuinely understanding key course concepts.

Internship support is offered to students as they explore various career opportunities that an engineering education provides.  Students benefit from both individual internship guidance as well as group workshops and events.

Study space is available for individual needs and collaboration as students work to achieve their academic goals.



The CSSE Peer Advisors provide dedicated advising services to all engineering students, especially those in lower division.

Tutoring for Engineering students.

Find an internship that’s right for you.