Contact

Fall 2021 Operating Hours

During the Fall 2021 semester, the English Department will be open to in-person question Monday-Thursday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. The physical office will not be open Fridays, so please contact us at the emails listed below.

Contact Details

 Please call 415-338-2264 or email engdept@sfsu.edu as always with any questions. All phone calls and emails will be checked and answered during regular business hours.

You can also contact our staff for any of the issues below:

  • For petitions, withdrawals, exceptions, and undergraduate student questions, Christopher Conroy: engdept@sfsu.edu
  • For questions related to our graduate programs contact our Graduate Coordinator, Cynthia Losinsky: cynthial@sfsu.edu
  • For all lecturer and Writing Program related queries contact our Writing Program Director, Tara Lockhart: taralock@sfsu.edu
  • For all scheduling or office/facilities questions contact our Office Manager e-mail: engschedweb@sfsu.edu [be sure to cc engdept@sfsu.edu for the time being]
  • For travel, reimbursement, hiring, HR, payroll, or logistical questions contact our AOC, Erin Macke: engaoc@sfsu.edu
  • For all inquiries contact the English Department Chair, Gitanjali Shahani: gshahani@sfsu.edu

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General Inquiries:

Phone: (415) 338-2264
E-mail: engdept@sfsu.edu

Graduate Inquiries:

Phone: (415) 338-2660
E-mail: english@sfsu.edu

Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Walk-in hours: M-TH 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. , 2-4 p.m.

By appointment only: M-TH 4-5 p.m.

By E-mail & Zoom: Fridays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Mailing address:

Department of English
Humanities Building Room 484
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132

 

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Transportation and Parking

San Francisco State University is readily accessible by public transportation from all parts of the Bay Area.

For general information, please visit the SF State Parking and Transportation website.

Getting here

By Car

From Highway 280 south, take the Route 82 (SR 82) north, exit toward California State Route 1 (SR 1)/San Jose Avenue/Mission Street. Merge onto San Jose Avenue. Turn right onto Sagamore Street and continue onto Brotherhood Way. Exit right onto Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn right on Holloway Avenue. Proceed west, past the Library and Creative Arts Building. Turn right on Tapia Drive and proceed to the Humanities Building at the end of the first block.

 

From Interstate 280 (I-280) north, keep left to continue onto California State Route 1 (SR 1)/Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn right on Holloway Avenue. Proceed west, past the Library and Creative Arts Building. Turn right on Tapia Drive and proceed to the Humanities Building at the end of the first block.

From points in San Francisco take 19th Avenue south. Turn right on Holloway Avenue. Proceed west, past the Library and Creative Arts Building. Turn right on Tapia Drive and proceed to the Humanities Building at the end of the first block.


By Transit

  • BART: to Daly City, then MUNI 28 bus or SF State Shuttle to SF State.
  • SF MUNI: M, 28, 29, 18 or 57 to SF State.

Turn right on Holloway Avenue near the Administration Building. Proceed west, past the Library and Creative Arts Building. Turn right on Tapia and proceed to the Humanities Building at the end of the first block.


By Bicycle

Holloway Avenue or Lake Merced Boulevard are bike-friendly routes. Bike parking available on Tapia Drive and along 19th Avenue.

To reach the bike parking on Tapia Drive from Holloway Avenue, proceed west, past the Library and Creative Arts Building. Turn right on Tapia Drive. The bike racks are located at the end of the first block, in front of the west side of the Creative Arts Building. The Humanities Building is to the left of the bike racks.

To reach the bike parking on Tapia Drive from southbound Lake Merced Boulevard, turn left on Font Boulevard. Proceed east on Font Boulevard past Mary Ward Hall, Mary Park Hall and the Village at Centennial Square. Veer left at Holloway Avenue. Make a U-turn at Holloway Avenue and Arellano Avenue. Turn right on Tapia Drive. The bike racks are located at the end of the first block, in front of the west side of the Creative Arts Building. The Humanities Building is located to the left of the bike racks.

To reach the bike parking on Tapia Drive from northbound Lake Merced Boulevard, turn right on Font Boulevard. Proceed east on Font Boulevard past Mary Ward Hall, Mary Park Hall and the Village at Centennial Square. Veer left at Holloway Avenue. Make a U-turn at Holloway Avenue and Arellano Avenue. Turn right on Tapia Drive. The bike racks are located at the end of the first block, in front of the west side of the Creative Arts Building. The Humanities Building is located to the left of the bike racks.