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Advising Hours

  • Drop-in Advising: Review the calendar below to find the drop-in time blocks. Click on the event to review additional details such as whether it is in-person or on Zoom, and if the hours are with a Peer Advisor or with the Undergraduate Advisor.


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Email Advising

Please allow 2-4 days for a response, particularly around high volume times such as advising week and enrollment. When you are emailing us please always use your UCSC email account, and provide your full name and student ID number.

Contact for:

  • Anything related to sociology courses or requirements
  • Signature on forms (will all be done digitally)
  • Major progress check questions (please review your academic advisement report first. MyUCSC -> My Academics)
  • Submitting Independent Study to obtain course number for enrollment
  • Checking on the status of course substitution petition
  • Updates needed on your academic advisement report

Contact for:

  • General advising on sociology courses, policies and procedures
  • Course substitution advising
  • Creating academic plans
  • A sociology student's experience or advice on questions you may have
  • Be prepared to share your screen to review your MyUCSC Record. Peer Advisors cannot access your records

Contact your College Advising Office for:

  • General Education requirements
  • IGETC questions
  • Unit completion
  • Enrolling in more than 19 units if you don't meet the GPA criteria
  • Academic standing


Combined LALS/SOCY Students:

LALS is the department of record for this major. Advising and declaration of the Combined LALS/SOCY major is done through the LALS department. Please contact the LALS Advisor. If you have any sociology specific questions please direct them to



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