Advising

Advising

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING for specific advising information, including hours and availability. Note: Faculty advising hours will be posted approximately two to three weeks into the new semester. Download a copy of faculty advising hours by major emphasis. 

Lead Undergraduate Advisors: Prof. George Hart & Prof. Norbert Schürer

George Hart – MHB-410  ext. 4235 Norbert Schürer – MHB-302  ext. 4213

Undergraduate Advising

(English Literature, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric and Composition options only)

Prof. Hart’s hours are first come, first served “drop-in” hours that take place over Zoom. Students will automatically be placed in a waiting room and then be able to talk with Prof. Hart one at a time. The Zoom link is https://csulb.zoom.us/j/5629854235.

Office hours are:     

Monday: 1 pm – 3 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 12 pm
Wednesday: 1 pm – 3 pm
Thursday: No office hours
Friday: No office hours

He can also be reached via email outside these hours. Emails received during the work week will be answered within 48 hours.

Undergraduate Advising

(English Literature, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric and Composition options only)

Office hours are:

Monday: 10 am – 12 pm
Tuesday: No office hours

Wednesday: 12 pm – 2 pm
Thursday: 5 pm – 7 pm
Friday: No office hours

Office hours are in person in MHB 302, also available by appointment.

george.hart@csulb.edu norbert.schurer@csulb.edu

Profs. George Hart and Norbert Schürer are available for the following issues ONLY:

  • Problems with transfer credits
  • Study abroad courses
  • Changes in your major or minor
  • Complicated questions about the different options in English
  • Concerns regarding graduation and GE

General advising questions and issues (i.e. choosing future courses, possible career options, graduate education, etc.)
should be directed to any faculty member listed under your major emphasis.


If your major emphasis is English Education, please contact Prof. Stephanie Johnson, our English Education advisor at stephanie.johnson@csulb.edu

Monday: 2 pm – 4 pm in person & Zoom in MHB 505
Tuesday: 2 pm – 4 pm in person & Zoom in MHB 505
Wednesday: 10 am – 2 pm via Zoom
Thursday: 10 am – 2 pm via Zoom
Saturday: 12 pm – 1 pm in person & Zoom in LA2-202

Drop-ins are welcome, but for the most effective response, please email for an appointment.
Zoom meeting code for Prof. Johnson’s office hours: https://csulb.zoom.us/j/99215483648


If you are interested in the English Single Subject Credential Program (SSCP), please contact Dr. Nina Wooldridge, our English SSCP Coordinator, at Nina.wooldridge@csulb.edu   

In Person Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1 pm-3 pm in MHB 311 

Drop-ins are welcome, but for the most effective response, please email for an appointment. 

Virtual Office Hours: Wednesdays 3 pm-5pm  

Zoom Link: https://csulb.zoom.us/j/87255708709 

During Zoom sessions, students will be automatically placed in a waiting room until it is their turn to meet and will be supported in the order they arrive. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


If you are an English graduate student, please contact Dennis Lopez, our English Dept. Graduate Advisor at dennis.lopez@csulb.edu

Wednesday: 2 pm – 4 pm in MHB 318 and by appointment