Office Info

Dr. Jiansheng Guo — Interim Director of Liberal Studies, MI 3035, Hayward, 510-885-3599; LB 223, Concord, 925-602-6733


Wendy Couttien — LBST Academic Advisor, CLASS Student Services Center, MI 3037, Hayward Campus, 510-885-2822
Terry Cunningham — LBST Academic Advisor, CLASS Student Services Center, MI 3037, Hayward Campus, 510-885-2512
Mandy Thind LBST Academic Advisor, CLASS Student Services Center, MB 1501, Hayward, 510-885-2144; LB 223, Concord, 925-602-6733
Michelle Xiong
LBST Academic Advisor, CLASS Student Services Center, MB 1501, Hayward, 510-885-4874; LB 223, Concord, 925-602-6733


Dr. Ellen Woodard — 
PACE Advisor, Concord Campus
Shannon Coskran 

The Liberal Studies offices (one at MB 1501, one at MI 3035) on the Hayward Hills campus are open Monday through Friday according to the schedule below. Students whose last name begins with A-M should contact Terry Cunningham for advising. Students whose last name begins with N-z should contact Wendy Couttien for advising. BPEP students should contact Prof. Guo directly. PACE students should contact the PACE office.

The office is open for Drop-In advising on Fridays. Drop-In advising is on a first-come-first-served basis. We encourage students to arrange a meeting with an advisor as soon as they declare their major and no later than the beginning of their sophomore year. They should meet with their advisor at least once in every academic year following.

Liberal Studies Office Hours

Monday 9:30 – 4:30

Tuesday 9:30 – 4:30

Wednesday 9:30 – 4:30

Thursday 9:30 – 4:30

Friday 9:30 – 2:30

or by appointment. Lunch hour varies

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