Academic Advising

First Stop Advice for Arts & Humanities Majors and Interested Non-Majors

For students referred here by Arts & Humanities departments or who seek it out on their own, this “First Stop” Center will provide assistance and information regarding:

  • Class offerings in the School
  • Major and minor program requirements
  • Course schedules
  • SSU catalog information
  • Available academic resouces and advising
  • General advising
  • GE patterns
  • Registration guidance

When receiving advising services at the center, students can expect helpful guidance from staff who will provide useful referrals, information and assistance. If additional academic advising is requested, staff will refer students to specific faculty in Arts and Humanities departments.

For further assistance please contact Donna Garbesi at: 707-664- 2500 or

Advising Resources

Access University Forms and Petitions Here

GE Patterns

Orientation and Family Programs

How to Read Your ARR

How to Run a What-if Report

How to Enroll in Courses

How to Drop/Swap Courses

How to Waitlist a Course

How to Use "Additional Search Criteria" in MySSU to Search GE Courses

Arts & Humanities Advising Center

Rachel Carson Hall 51 


  • Monday 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 9:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
  • Thursday CLOSED
  • Friday 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
  • To assure availability, please email Donna for an appointment at: