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Advising Options

ALL 1st year pre-health students:

  • Can meet one-on-one with our trained Peer Mentors to answer their pre-health questions or check-in about their pre-health journey.
  • Available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

What if I have an urgent or time-sensitive issue?

If urgent, please stop by our office in GMCS 323 to speak to an HPAO staff member/Peer Mentor or contact hpao@sdsu.edu with the following information:

  1. If you have attended an HPAO Orientation.
  2. Your Health Profession for which you are applying.
  3. Your class standing (year in college).
  4. The urgent matter in as much detail as possible.
  5. Depending on the urgency of the issue, you will either be advised via email or scheduled an emergency appointment if available.