SBS Advising Resource Center

The SBS Advising Center is here to guide you to success throughout your time at UMass and beyond. Our advisors and programs help you explore your academic interests, create a curriculum that works for you, articulate and achieve your goals, and become an engaged member of your community. 

Make an appointment today!

Book an appointment with UMass Amherst-SBS Advising

128 Thompson Hall
413.577.1057
413.545.3460 (fax)

Hours: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. during the academic year

Your Advising Team in the ARC

Mark Lange
Academic Dean 

Carolyn Bassett
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Advising

Vanessa Blais
Associate Director, Advising Resource Center

Dominick Usher
Assistant Director, Advising Resource Center, specializing in SBS Exploratory Advising and oversight of the Peer Advisor Program

Rhys Livingstone
Advisor specializing in Global Education and SBS Exploratory Advising

Carol Sharick
Director of Career & Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Diane Curtis, J.D.
Director of Pre-Law Advising
210 Thompson Hall
413.577.0396

Rebecca Bell
Assistant Director of Career Planning , UMass Career Services
Goodell Building, Rm 511
413.545.6268

Tim Beaucage
​Graduate Advisor, specializing in SBS Exploratory Advising and Global Education

Alyssa Cote
Graduate Advisor, specializing in SBS Exploratory Advising and Global Education

Saulo DePaula
Graduate Advisor, specializing in SBS Exploratory Advising and Global Education

Aimee Jo Pion
Administrative Assistant

Walk in between 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., M-F while classes are in session, to meet with a Peer Advisor.