Advising

Registration Announcements

Changes to Fall 2021 Registration: Recent changes about electives and registering for Fall 2021 are available.

Students seeking advising in the Computer Science major should contact your assigned advisor. If you are unable to reach your advisor, please contact the Department Chair (see CS Faculty & Staff). Before your advising appointment, please consult the CS Advising Frequently Asked Questions and your Academic Requirements Report in MySSU.

Be aware that the CS Department is not your only advising resource: there are university-level advising resources available to you, and School of Science and Technology advising resources available.

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Advisor Office Hours
Faculty Contact Office Hours
Mark Gondree
Darwin 116H
(707) 664-3854‬
Available By Appointment Only

Gondree appointment sign-up

Ali A. Kooshesh
Darwin 116F
(707) 664-2088
Wed:
2:30 pm-4:00 pm via Zoom
Thu:
2:00 pm-3:00 pm via Zoom
Nina Marhamati
Darwin 116E
Mon:
3:30 pm-4:00 pm
Tue:
1:00 pm-2:45 pm
Also available by appointment
Sabidur Rahman
on leave until end of October 2021
For advising while on leave, contact the Chair
B. Ravikumar
Darwin 116I
(707) 664-3335
Tue:
10:00 am-11:00 am via Zoom
Thu - Fri:
10:00 am-11:00 am via Zoom
Also available by appointment
Suzanne Rivoire
(707) 664-3337
Mon:
3:00 pm-4:00 pm in Darwin Lobby
Wed:
3:00 pm-4:00 pm in Darwin Lobby
Thu:
11:00 am-12:00 pm in Darwin Lobby
Also available by appointment
Rivoire appointment sign-up page

Advising FAQs

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The Chair of the Computer Science Department, listed on the CS Faculty & Staff page.

No. There is a minimum grade requirement of C- for major courses that serve as prerequisites to other courses in the major.

No. All that is needed is to complete the Change of Major form to declare a Computer Science major.

In general, yes. You may contact the instructor of any course you are interested in taking without having met the prerequisites to discuss the specifics of your situation and to request waiving of the prerequisites.

There are a number of resources available to help in planning your course of study. Check out the CS Advising resources and the CS section of the SSU Catalog.

Yes. MySSU should show your assigned advisor. If it does not, please see Who can I speak with in the CS Department to learn more about the major? All CS faculty are happy to meet with students to discuss their courses, academics, career plans, graduate school, etc. Just come by the CS Department office...

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