Before requesting an appointment with an advisor, review the guidelines below to see if your question can be answered in a quick walk-in (virtual), a scheduled appointment, by VAC or by email.

Advisors will honor in-person appointment requests.


Advising Events:

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FORMS - email to

  • Course/QxQ planning
  • Maximum Unit Limit Appeal form
  • Double Major Petition 
  • UCEAP Academic Planning Form 
  • OAP Academic Planning Form   
  • College Readmission Evaluation form
  • Undergraduate Student Petition submission

WALK-INS (Virtual or in person) 10 minutes max(quick questions/reviews/signatures). View calendar below for available days and times and sign-in information.

  • Course/QxQ planning (draft started)
  • Graduation check
  • Maximum Unit Limit Appeal form
  • Advice on choosing a graduate program
  • Double Major Petition (original or revised) — all paperwork prepared
  • OAP Academic Planning Form
  • Changing majors within Math
  • Minoring in Math (specific course selection questions)
  • College Readmission Evaluation form
  • Math Department Honors Program
  • MA31 majors course planning (revision of prior approved course plan only)


  • Course/QxQ planning (draft required)
  • Preparing to apply to graduate school
  • Applied Science 7-course plan for MA31 majors
  • Academic difficulties in coursework
  • Double Major Petition (if additional guidance for course plan needed)
  • Career planning
  • Academic Probation or Disqualification
  • Internships and/or research assignments


  • Errors on degree audit
  • Transferring units from another institution
  • Graduation check (all courses done)
  • General questions on Math Minor
  • General questions on Prerequisites
  • General questions on Enrollment
  • Questions on waitlist status
  • Enrolling in Special Studies courses

Email (

  • University Exception Petition submissions


If you need assistance with…

Double Majoring:

Please see here - fill out the double major petition, academic plan, and statement of purpose. Then, you can email the documents to or attend virtual walk-in hours to obtain a signature.

Course Planning:

We require students to make a draft of their quarter by quarter plan before meeting with an advisor.

Resources for making a plan can be found here. Check your major requirements, look at course descriptions / prerequisites and check the planned course offerings to see what quarter they are offered.

First Year Students Course Planning video:

Below is a video presentation on course planning for FIRST YEAR students.


Transfer Students Course Planning video:

Below is a video presentation on course planning for TRANSFER students.

AP Units / Transfer Credits:

Please see the AP exam chart here and you can see the transfer equivalency chart here.

Honors Program:

For information about our Honors program, please see here.


WALK-INS DAYS/HOURS (click here to sign-in):


Still need an appointment?

After reviewing the information on this page, if you need to request an appointment with an advisor, you may request one here