Lam Family College of Business Departmental Operating Hours

The college currently operates in a hybrid format. This consists of a mix of in-person office hours and remote office hours. Our operating hours for each department are detailed on this page.

The Dean’s Office operating hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dean Eugene Sivadas, Ph.D. is available to meet with students, staff and faculty as follows:

Contact Information:

Jeanette Wright, Executive Assistant to the Dean

Phone: (415) 338-3650
Email: jwright5@sfsu.edu

The Student Success Center's operating hours are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. - noon and 1 - 5 p.m. Closed from noon - 1 p.m.

  • Office Location:  BUS 112 (Business Building, room 112, on the first floor)
  • Advising Hours: Visit our Undergraduate Student Advising page for information on our virtual (Zoom) drop-in advising hours and to find out how to schedule an in-person or virtual appointment.

Contact Information:

LFCoB Student Success Center

Phone: (415) 405-3531
Email: cobssc@sfsu.edu

Academic Departments

The Operations Team consists of six administrative coordinators (AOC) who assist the ten academic departments on student and faculty inquiries for Accounting, Decision Sciences, Economics, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Information Systems, International Business, Labor and Employment Studies, Management, and Marketing. Additional academic programs include Business Communication and General Business.

Department hours and contacts vary as listed:

  • Office Location:  CA 251 (Creative Arts Building)
  • Office Hours: The Accounting and Marketing office is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for in-person drop-in or assistance. Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Contact Sandy Lee for assistance.

Contact Information:

Accounting department email address: acctg@sfsu.edu

Marketing department email address: mktgdept@sfsu.edu 

Sandy Lee, Academic Office Coordinator
Phone: (415) 338-1754
Email: sandylee@sfsu.edu

Department Chair:

Accounting Department Chair:
Chun-Chia Amy Chang, Ph.D.
Office Location: CA 256
Office Hours: Mondays/Tuesdays: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (by appt. only). Email for appointment.
Email: amychang@sfsu.edu

Marketing Department Chair:
Deanna Wang, Ph.D.
Office Location: CA 262
Office Hours: Monday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. by appointment only via Zoom
Email: wangh@sfsu.edu

  • Office Location:  CA 251 (Creative Arts Building)
  • Office Hours: The Business Communications, Finance and International Business office is open on:
    • Wednesdays: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Thursdays: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Fridays: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact Time Ubungen for assistance.

Contact Information:

Finance department email address: findept@sfsu.edu

International Business department email address: ib@sfsu.edu

Time Tantay Ubungen, Academic Office Coordinator
Phone: (415) 338-1107
Email: time@sfsu.edu

Department Chair:

Business Communication Department Chair:
Theresa Roeder, Ph.D.

Office Location: BUS 203C
In-person / Virtual Office Hours:

  • Tues., 2:30 - 4 p.m. and 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in BUS 203c and Zoom
  • Wed., 1 - 2 p.m. on Zoom
  • Thurs., 10 - 11 a.m. in BUS 203c and Zoom

Or by appointment:

Email: tmroeder@sfsu.edu

Finance Department Chair:
Ming Li, Ph.D.

Office Location: CA 259 / DTC 606
In-person / Virtual Office Hours:

  • Mon., 2 - 4 p.m. in CA 259 and Zoom
  • Tues., 10 a.m. - 12 nn in CA 259 and Zoom

Email: mingli.sfsu.edu

International Business Department Chair:
Bruce Heiman, Ph.D.

Office Location: CA 257
In-person / Virtual Office Hours:

  • Mon., 9 a.m. -  1 p.m. in CA 257 and Zoom

Email: bheiman@sfsu.edu

  • Office Location:  HSS 142
  • Office Hours: The Economics office is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for in-person drop-in or assistance. Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact Michelle Sim for assistance.

Contact Information:

Economics department email address: econ@sfsu.edu

Michelle Sim, Academic Office Coordinator
Phone: (415) 338-1839
Email: msim@sfsu.edu

Department Chair:

Economics Department Chair:
Anoshua Chaudhuri, Ph.D.
Office Location: HSS 148
In-person Office Hours: Tuesdays: 4 - 5 p.m. or by appointment
Virtual Office Hours (Zoom): Mondays: 10 - 11 a.m.; Thursdays: 9 - 10 a.m.; or by appointment

Email: anoshua@sfsu.edu

  • Office Location: BUS 310 (Business Building, room 310 on the third floor)
  • Office Hours: The Decision Sciences and Information Systems department office is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for in-person drop-in or assistance. Closed for lunch from noon - 1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. via email and phone.

Contact Information:

Decision Sciences department email address: ds@sfsu.edu

Information Systems department email address: is@sfsu.edu

Michael Ponce, Academic Office Coordinator
Phone:(415) 338-2138
Email: mponce@sfsu.edu

Department Chair:

Decision Sciences Department Chair:
Theresa Roeder, Ph.D.
Office Location: BUS 203C
In-person / Virtual Office Hours:

  • Tues., 2:30 - 4 p.m. and 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in BUS 203c and Zoom
  • Wed., 1 - 2 p.m. on Zoom
  • Thurs., 10 - 11 a.m. in BUS 203c and Zoom

Or by appointment:

Email: tmroeder@sfsu.edu

Information Systems Department Chair:
Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Office Location: CA 254
In-person Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:00pm-3:00pm; Thursdays 4:30pm-6:30pm
Virtual Office Hours: Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Zoom.
Email: sverma@sfsu.edu

  • Office Location:  BUS 310 (Business Building, room 310 on the third floor)
  • Office Hours: The Labor & Employment Studies and Management office is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. for in-person assistance.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Tuesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. Contact Ashley Wolff for assistance.

Contact Information:

Labor & Employment Studies department email address: jlogan@sfsu.edu

Management department email address: mgmtdept@sfsu.edu

Ashley Wolff, Academic Office Coordinator
Phone: (415) 338-7391
Email: awolff@sfsu.edu

Department Chair:

Labor & Employment Studies Department Chair:
John Logan, Ph.D.
Office Location: DTC
Office Hours: By email only
Email: jlogan@sfsu.edu

Management Department Chair:
Tom Thomas, Ph.D.
Office Location: BUS 340
Office Hours: Tuesdays: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Thursdays: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 2 - 4 p.m. Virtual meetings can be arranged via email.
Email: tethomas@sfsu.edu

  • Office Location:  BUS 336 (Business Building, room 336 on the third floor)
  • Office Hours: The Hospitality and Tourism Management office is open Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for in-person drop-in or assistance. Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Contact Beverly Colindres for assistance.

Contact Information:

Hospitality and Tourism Management department email address: hmp@sfsu.edu

Beverly Colindres, Academic Office Coordinator
Phone: (415) 338-1023
Email: beverlyd@sfsu.edu

Department Chair:

Hospitality and Tourism Management Department Chair:
Colin Johnson, Ph.D.
Office Location: CA 04
Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays:  9 - 11 a.m.
Email: cj7@sfsu.edu

Graduate Business Programs

The Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA for Executives, Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA), MBA for Biotech Professionals, and the Master of Science in Business Analytics are our graduate programs located at the San Francisco State University Downtown Campus. The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics is housed under the Economics Department, located on SF State's main campus.

  • Office Location: San Francisco State University Downtown Campus, 160 Spear Street, Suite 1230, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Transportation & Parking Information

Contact Information:

Lam Family College of Business Graduate Business Programs email address: mba@sfsu.edu

Phone: (415) 817-4300

Budget & Fiscal Services

The Budget and Fiscal Operations team handles budgets, reimbursements, and operations for the LFCOB and its ten departments.

  • Office Location: BUS 354 (Business Building, room 354 on the third floor)
  • Office Hours: In-person drop-ins are welcome on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.  Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: We are available remotely by phone, email, and Zoom appointment Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Contact Larry Low or Charlene Ngo for assistance.

Contact Information:

Fiscal Services for LFCoB email address: cobfisc@sfsu.edu

Larry Low, Director of Finance and Operations
Phone:  (415) 338-2666
Email:  llow@sfsu.edu

Charlene Ngo, Fiscal Affairs Analyst
Phone:  (415) 338-7388
Email:  charlene@sfsu.edu

Human Resources & Facilities Services

The Human Resources and Facilities Services team oversees the hiring of tenure-track faculty, lecturer faculty, staff hires, and the operations of the main campus.

  • Office Location: BUS 321 (Business Building, room 321 on the third floor)
  • Office Hours: Human Resources and Facilities Services are available Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for in-person drop-in or assistance. Closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact Janet Remolona for assistance.

Contact Information:

Lam Family College of Business email address: cobus@sfsu.edu

Janet Remolona, Personnel Officer
Phone: (415) 338-2670
Email: jlremolo@sfsu.edu