The Center for Student Success in Engineering (CSSE) peer and major advisors provide dedicated advising services to all Engineering students for lower division and upper division major requirements. The CSSE Advisors are highly qualified and trained full-time staff (Major) and students (Peer) who are available to answer student inquiries regarding academic advising and course planning, student success and resources, and engagement and progress toward graduation. Faculty advisors can help with questions on courses content, research, and post-baccalaureate opportunities.

For student appointments with all CSSE Advisors, login to https://sdsu.campus.eab.com with SDSU ID and password.

For student appointments with Faculty Advisors, contact directly, see major department website

Peer Advisors

Peer Advisors are Engineering students that can meet with you to discuss your advising tools and share more information about opportunities on campus. Peer advising is provided, which helps 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. Are you trying to meet with a CSSE Peer advisor but dont know how? Follow the guides below:

CoE Majors

Non Coe Majors



  • Lower Division Engineering students
  • Pre-Engineering Major students
  • Newly admitted students (including transfers)


         Course Planning

         Intro to Master Plan

         GE Requirements

         Early Steps to Graduation

         Clubs/ Organizations

         New/Student Transfer Help

     Bring With You

  • Degree Evaluation

You can schedule an appointment to meet with a CSSE Peer Advisor virtually by logging into to https://sdsu.campus.eab.com with your SDSU ID and password.


Major Advisors

The Major Advisors support students in ensuring they are taking all the courses they need in order to obtain their degree. Major Advisors support students by informing them about important information from the department and providing students the tools they need to succeed. Major advising is available for all majors in the College of Engineering. Major advisors are able to help with upper division major requirements, course planning, and other academic processes. Information and tools include (but not limited to):

  • Impaction Criteria
  • Master Plans
  • Flow Charts
  • Course Planner


Major Advisors (assignment by department and student's last name)

Aerospace Engineering Department

Sarah Hershberger | [email protected]  | Appointment Availability:  Bit.ly/sarahhershberger

  • Aerospace Engineering (A-Z)

Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department

Zuzanna Lever | [email protected]   | Appointment Availability:  Bit.ly/ZuzannaLever

  • Civil Engineering (A-S), Construction Engineering (A-Z), Construction Management (A-Z)

Juno Palau (she/her) | [email protected]  | Appointment Availability: Bit.ly/junopalau

  • Civil Engineering (T-Z)

Oscar Duran (he/him) | [email protected]  | Appointment Availability: bit.ly/OscarDuran

  • Environmental Engineering (A-Z)

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Sarah Hershberger | [email protected]   | Appointment Availability: Bit.ly/sarahhershberger

  • Computer Engineering (A-F)

Claudia Gavaldon (she/her) | [email protected]  | Appointment Availability: bit.ly/Claudia Gavaldon

  • Computer Engineering (G-Z),  Electrical Engineering (A-Z)

Mechanical Engineering Department

Oscar Duran (he/him) | [email protected]  | Appointment Availability: bit.ly/OscarDuran

  • Mechanical Engineering (A-J)

Juno Palau (she/her) | [email protected] | Appointment Availability: Bit.ly/junopalau

  • Mechanical Engineering (K-Z)

College Of Engineering Assistant Dean Of Student Affairs

For more other academic concerns, please contact Assistant Dean, Theresa Garcia at [email protected], or make an appointment here: bit.ly/TheresaGarcia



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