Remote Advising

Though we may be remote, staying connected has never been more important. Your Faculty Advisors and/or Professional Academic Advisors are excited to hear from you! Whether by Zoom, Hangout, telephone, text, or email - we look forward to working together to ensure every student has access to the academic advising and support needed for on-time graduation and an outstanding educational experience.

The Advising & Transfer Center

The Advising & Transfer Center is currently offering remote appointments via Zoom. To schedule an appointment, please use LoboConnect or email your Professional Academic Advisor. You may also contact their front-desk at 707-664-2730 or ssuadvisingcenter@sonoma.edu. Keep an eye out for upcoming workshops, webinars, and group-advising sessions.

Center for Academic Access and Student Enrichment (CAASE)

CAASE will be offering remote advising drop ins and appointments throughout the Fall 2020 semester via Zoom, Monday through Friday during office hours, 8:00am - 5:00pm. Students can contact their respective department for more information:

Disability Services for Students (DSS)
disability.services@sonoma.edu

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
eop@sonoma.edu

PUERTA/CAASE
puerta@sonoma.edu

Seawolf Scholars (SWS)
seawolfscholars@sonoma.edu

The School of Arts & Humanities

The School of Arts & Humanities is offering a variety of ways for students to stay connected:

Administrative Coordinators and Professional Staff
Administrative Coordinators and other professional-staff are hosting drop-in office hours via Zoom, Monday through Friday, 2:00pm - 3:00pm. During these times, these folks are available to help with questions about department specific procedures; department forms and paperwork; department contact information and referrals; and general department information. Additionally, even though they are remote, all professional-staff in The School of Arts & Humanities are available via email to help with your school/department questions. Contact information for the drop-in office hours is available on the Departments & Programs website.

Faculty Advisors
Faculty Advisors in the School of Arts & Humanities are available for remote major advising during the Fall 2020 semester. To schedule an appointment via Zoom or by telephone, email your Faculty Advisor. Contact information for Faculty Advisors is available on each department website.

The School of Business & Economics

The School of Business & Economics is offering a variety of ways for students to stay connected:

Administrative Coordinators and Professional Staff
Administrative Coordinators and other professional-staff are available via email, Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM, at sbe.undergrad@sonoma.edu. During these times, these folks are available to help with questions about department specific procedures; department forms and paperwork; department contact information and referrals; as well as general department information.

Tracy Navas
Tracy Navas is the Professional Academic Advisor for Pre-Business and GE in the School of Business & Economics. Tracy is available remotely to answer questions via email or Zoom appointment. Tracy can help with Pre-Business and GE requirements, Academic Requirements Report (ARR), university requirements, procedures, and rules, etc.

For more information, visit the School’s Academic Advising website: sbe.sonoma.edu/academicadvising. To schedule a Zoom appointment, please email sbe.undergrad@sonoma.edu. You may reach Tracy via email at tracy.navas@sonoma.edu.

Faculty Advisors
Faculty Advisors in the School of Business and Economics are available for remote major advising during the Fall 2020 semester. To schedule an appointment via Zoom or by telephone, email your Faculty Advisor. Contact information for Faculty Advisors is available on the School’s Academic Advising website: sbe.sonoma.edu/academicadvising.

The School of Education

The School of Education is offering a variety of ways for students to stay connected:

Professional Staff
Staff members in the School of Education Student Services Office are available via email to help with questions about applying to our credential programs. School of Education administrative coordinators can help with department-specific procedures, department forms and paperwork, and department contact information and referrals. Contact information for our administrative coordinators can be found on our contact information page.

Faculty Advisors
Faculty advisors in the School of Education are available for major, credential, graduate program, and career advising. To schedule an appointment, please email your Faculty Advisor. Contact information for advisors in all of our programs can be found on the School of Education advising page.

PUERTA
For questions about the School of Education's PUERTA (Preparing Underrepresented Educators to Realize their Teaching Ambitions) program, please email puerta@sonoma.edu.

The School of Science & Technology

The School of Science & Technology is offering a variety of ways for students to stay connected:

Administrative Staff
The School of Science and Technology's administrative staff are available by email during business hours to answer questions about departmental procedures; forms and paperwork; department contact information; and general department information. To find out who to contact by department, please visit the "Who Do I Contact" section on SST's homepage or SST's advising site. Depending on the nature of your inquiry, they may set up a Zoom or phone call, but please email them first so you can both determine how best to proceed.

Advising
Please visit the School of Science and Technology's advising site or the "Who Do I Contact" section on SST's homepage for advisor contact information by department/major. Our faculty and upper division (60+ units) advisors either have or will establish virtual drop-in office hours, but please email them first to obtain that information. For students 0-60 units, they will reach professional academic advisors by using LoboConnect to schedule an appointment (virtual).

Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA
If you are a MESA student or are interested, please visit our website or Canvas course for more information and how to connect with us.

The School of Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences is offering a variety of ways for students to stay connected:

Administrative Staff
The School of Social Sciences administrative staff are available by email during business hours to answer questions about departmental procedures; forms and paperwork; department contact information; and general department information. To find out who to contact by department, click on the department that you wish to contact:

Anthropology (includes Master's in CRM)
Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies
History (includes Master's program)
Human Development
Geography, Environment and Planning
Political Science (includes Master's in Public Administration
Psychology
Counseling
Sociology
Women's & Gender Studies

Are you having trouble reaching department staff? Contact Viri Ruiz at the School office.

Derek Bradley
Derek Bradley is the Professional Academic Advisor for Anthropology; Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies; History; Geography, Environment and Planning; Global Studies; Pre-Human Development; Political Science; Sociology; and Women’s & Gender Studies, as well as GE for the School of Social Sciences. Derek is available remotely to answer questions via email or Zoom appointment. Derek can help with major and GE requirements, your Academic Requirements Report (ARR), university requirements, procedures, rules, etc.

Faculty Advising
Please visit the specific websites for our Departments and Programs. Each department has faculty advising hours available. Some departments offer drop-in hours and/or scheduled appointments. You can also find some helpful reminders and tips via our Social Sciences Advising Videos.

Are you having trouble reaching your advisor? Contact your Department Chair:

Anthropology (includes Master's in CRM)
Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies
History (includes Master's program)
Human Development
Geography, Environment and Planning
Political Science (includes Master's in Public Administration
Psychology
Counseling
Sociology
Women's & Gender Studies