Lam Family College of Business Departmental Operating Hours

The Lam Family College of Business will be operating in a hybrid format during the fall 2021 semester. This consists of a mix of in-person office hours and virtual/remote office hours. Below are the operating hours for each department.

Dean's Office

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 – Undergraduate Student Advising

The Student Success Center operating hours are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.  Closed daily 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 (AOCs) 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 below:


Accounting & Marketing:

  • Office Location:  CA 251
  • Office Hours: The Accounting and Marketing office will be open Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for in-person drop-in or assistance. Closed for lunch from noon-1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-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
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/Thursdays: 11 a.m. -1 p.m. (by appt. only).  Email for appointment.
Email: amychang@sfsu.edu

Marketing Department Chair:
Foo-Nin Ho, Ph.D.
Office Location: CA 258
Office Hours: Tuesdays/Thursdays:  2-4 p.m. by appointment only via Zoom
Email: fho@sfsu.edu


Business Communication, Finance, and International Business:

  • Office Location:  CA 251
  • Office Hours: The Business Communications, Finance and International office will be open Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for in-person drop-in or assistance. Closed for lunch from noon-1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-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
Phone: (415) 338-1107
Email: mubungen2@sfsu.edu

Department Chair:

Business Communication Department Chair:
Theresa Roeder, Ph.D.
Office Location: BUS 203C
Office Hours: Mondays: 3-4 p.m. (BUS 203C); Tuesdays:  noon-2 p.m. (via Zoom); Wednesdays:  1-2 p.m. (via Zoom); or Appointment on theresaroeder.youcanbook.me
Email: tmroeder@sfsu.edu

Finance Department Chair:
Ming Li, Ph.D.
Office Location: CA 259 / DTC 606
Office Hours: Mondays: 10 a.m.-noon; Tuesdays:  4-6 p.m.
Email: mingli@sfsu.edu

International Business Department Chair:
Nini Yang, Ph.D.
Office Location: CA 257
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Virtual by email or appointment
Email: nyang@sfsu.edu


Economics:

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

Contact Information:

Economics department email address: econ@sfsu.edu

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

Department Chair:

Economics Department Chair:
Michael Bar, Ph.D.
Office Location: HSS 148
Office Hours: Mondays/Thursdays: 10-11 a.m., 4– 5 p.m. or by appointment
Email: mbar@sfsu.edu


Decision Sciences and Information Systems:

  • Office Location:  BUS 310
  • Office Hours: The Decision Sciences and Information Systems office will be open Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for in-person drop-in or assistance. Closed for lunch from noon-1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Contact Michael Ponce for assistance.

Contact Information:

Decision Sciences department email address: ds@sfsu.edu

Information Systems department email address: is@sfsu.edu

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

Department Chair:

Decision Sciences Department Chair:
Julia Miyaoka, Ph.D.
Office Location: BUS 205B
Office Hours: Mondays:  11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m. (via Zoom); Thursdays:  1-3 p.m. (via Zoom)
Email: jmiyaoka@sfsu.edu

Information Systems Department Chair:
Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Office Location: CA 254
Office Hours: Thursdays:  10 a.m.-1 p.m. (CA 254); Mondays:  5:30-6:30 p.m. (via Zoom)
Email: sverma@sfsu.edu


Labor & Employment Studies and Management:

  • Office Location:  BUS 310
  • Office Hours: The Labor & Employment Studies and Management office will be open Monday and Wednesday from 8:00am- 12:00pm; 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00am-12:00pm; 1:00pm-5:00pm. 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
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


Hospitality and Tourism Management:

  • Office Location:  BUS 336
  • Office Hours: The Hospitality and Tourism Management office will be open Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for in-person drop-in or assistance. Closed for lunch from noon-1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 8am-5pm  Contact Beverly Colindres for assistance.

Contact Information:

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

Beverly Colindres
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

  • Office Location:  835 Market Street Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Office Hours: Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely on Friday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Please contact the Graduate Business Programs at mba@sfsu.edu.

Contact Information:

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

Phone: (415) 817-4300

Budget and 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–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, Charlene Ngo, or Bonnie Li Victorino for assistance.

Contact Information:

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

Larry Low
Phone:  (415) 338-2666
Email:  llow@sfsu.edu

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

Bonnie Li Victorino
Phone:  (415) 338-7387
Email:  bonstn@sfsu.edu

Human Resources and 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
  • Office Hours: Human Resources and Facilities Services will be open Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for in-person drop-in or assistance. Closed for lunch from noon-1 p.m.
  • Remote Service Hours: Services are available remotely Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  Contact Janet Remolona for assistance.

Contact Information:

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

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