College of Humanities

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Request an appointment with a SSC-EOP advisorIn accordance with guidance from public health officials, the Governor and the CSU system, College of Humanities Student Services Center/ EOP staff are currently offering student support services – including academic advisement – remotely/virtually using the Zoom platform. 

The College of Humanities Student Services Center and EOP Satellite (SSC/EOP) offers a wide variety of student support services in order to recruit, retain, and promote successful degree completion for students with declared majors in the College of Humanities. Holistic services offered include:

  • New incoming student advising for EOP freshmen and transfer students
  • Academic advisement and graduation planning for continuing students
  • Career/graduate school planning and mentoring
  • Referrals to College and University resources for academic, personal, and professional development
  • Understanding basic financial aid information
  • SSC/EOP staff also provide additional specialized services to Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) students

Remote/ Virtual Advisement During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Out of an abundance of caution for everyone’s wellbeing, the College of Humanities Student Services Center/ EOP staff will be providing all student support services remotely.

Our advising team is available to assist and meet with you virtually using the Zoom platform. To schedule an appointment with an academic advisor, please call (818) 677-4767 or (818) 677-4784. Advisors are available throughout the week: Monday to Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

If you have a quick advisement-related question that does not require an appointment, we offer drop-in advisement on Fridays, between the hours of 8:30 am to 11:30 am AND 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm (availability subject to change).

If you are unable to reach a member of our staff via phone, you may contact the SSC/EOP via email at 

To best serve you, please include the following information in your email:

  • First and last name
  • CSUN Student ID
  • Best contact phone number
  • The nature of your inquiry
  • Best time to contact you by phone during regular office hours: 8 am to 5 pm

We are committed to providing you with an email response in a timely manner. Your patience is appreciated!

Continuing Students

Students in good academic standing with a major in the College of Humanities are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor. To schedule an advisement appointment, please call (818) 677-4767 or (818) 677-4784.

Academic Probation Students

During the semester immediately following placement on probation, a registration hold is placed on a student’s enrollment until good academic standing is achieved. Prior to registering, students on probation must schedule an appointment to meet with an academic advisor. To make an appointment, please call (818) 677-4767 or (818) 677-4784.

EOP Students

Academic advisement is mandatory for all first-time freshmen prior to registration. The College of Humanities Student Services Center/ EOP advises and mentors first-year students (FTF) who are admitted to the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).  If you have been admitted to EOP, please contact our office for more information about scheduling an appointment with an EOP advisor. The SSC/EOP can be reached at (818) 677-4767 or (818) 677-4784. 

All other FTF (first-years) should schedule their mandatory advisement sessions with the Matador Advising Hub.

First-Time Transfer Students (SPRING 2022)

To ensure a smooth and successful transition to CSUN, advisement is highly recommended prior to registration for all incoming transfer students. Advisement for incoming transfer students will begin in May and continue through mid-July. To schedule an advisement appointment, please call (818) 677-4767 or (818) 677-4784.

If you are unable to reach a member of our staff via phone, you may contact the SSC/EOP via email at

Liberal Studies Students

Students majoring and/or minoring in Liberal Studies programs may seek advisement by directly contacting the Liberal Studies program.

Office and Advisement Hours:

Mon., Thurs., Fri. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tues, Wed. 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
**Academic advisement is by appointment only.

Faculty Advisor Directory

Asian American Studies

Student Advisor: Edith Chen (

Central American and Transborder Studies

Student Advisor: Douglas Carranza, Department Chair (

Chicana and Chicano Studies

Student Advisors: Rosa RiVera Furumoto (, Chair; Theresa Montaño, Associate Chair (

Graduate Student Advisor: Christina Ayala-Alcantar (


Student Advisor: Danielle Spratt, Associate Chair (

Graduate Student Advisor: Lauren Byler (

Creative Writing Advisor: Leilani Hall (

FYI/JYI Program Advisor: Colleen Tripp (

English Subject Matter Advisor: Dorothy Clark (

Gender and Women’s Studies

Student Advisor: Sheena Malhotra (

Liberal Studies

Student Advisor: Jonathan Martinez, Assistant Director (


Student Advisor: Anna Joaquin, Associate Chair (

Graduate Student Advisor: Tineke Scholten (

Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

Armenian: Vahram Shemmassian (

Italian: Adrian Perez-Boluda, Chair (

French: Adrian Perez-Boluda, Chair (

Japanese: Drake Langford (

Russian: Adrian Perez-Boluda, Chair (

Single Subject Waiver: Adrian Perez-Boluda, Chair (

Spanish (A-H): Axel Montepeque (

Spanish (I-P & Credential): Adrian Perez-Boluda, Chair (

Spanish (Q-Z & Graduate): Svetlana Tyutina (


Student Advisor: Kristina Meshelski, Associate Chair (

Religious Studies

Student Advisor: Claire White (

American Indian Studies

Student Advisor: Scott Andrews, Director (

Civic and Community Engagement

Student Advisor: Clement Lai, Director (

Jewish Studies

Student Advisor: Jennifer Thompson, Director (

Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Student Advisor: Nayereh Tohidi, Director (

Queer Studies

Student Advisor: Sheena Malhotra, Director (