128 Thompson Hall
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The Social and Behavioral Sciences Advising Center is a resource for all undergraduate students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. This office addresses
- Academic progress questions
- Global Education requirements
- General academic advising, such as course substitutions, late add/drop procedures, withdrawals, overload of credit, to name a few.
For your convenience, many forms are included on this website. However, the Advising Team is eager to help you navigate your way through the academic experience at UMass Amherst. Pay us a visit at 128 Thompson, give us a call at 413.577.1057, or send an email to a member of the Academic Advising Team, below.
Make an appointment today:
Your Academic Advising Team
For all academic questions and concerns other than major requirements, see:
Mark Lange 
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education & Executive Director, SBS Advising Center
Carolyn Bassett 
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Advising
For questions about Peer Advising or the Peer Advising Leadership Seminar, see:
Lea Rice 
Director of Advising
For questions about preparing for or applying to law school, see:
Diane Curtis, J.D. 
Director of Pre-Law Advising
122 Thompson Hall
For all other questions:
Carlos Suárez 
126 Thompson Hall
Walk in between 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., M-F while classes are in session, to meet with a Peer Advisor  or Graduate Assistant.