Who Do I See For...?

Visit the Sociology Undergraduate Advising area on the 10th Floor of Thompson Hall for:

- Undergraduate advisors
- Peer advisors (1012)
- Undergraduate work space and computer lab
- Bulletin boards with announcements and useful information

Make an appointment with any Sociology Advisor for:

- Course planning
- Degree progress
- Advising holds
- Registration and enrollment

Schedule an appointment with a Sociology Advisor.

Not a Sociology major but pursuing a minor or one of our certificates? Email Alyssa Cote, Advisor, to schedule an advising appointment.

Make an appointment with Dr. Kat Fabel, Chief Undergraduate Advisor, for:

- Academic Warning, Probation, or Suspension
- Internship/Research placement
- Post-graduate planning
- Complicated advising issues
- Senior advising holds
- Approval of transfer coursework (Prior approval of Study Abroad, Domestic Exchange, Five College coursework or coursework to be taken at an institution other than UMass Amherst)

Schedule an appointment with Kat.

Make an appointment with Alyssa Cote, Advisor, for:

- Advising holds
- Course registration assistance
- Internship/Research placement
- Post-graduate planning
- Graduation clearances (Major, Minor, Certificate)
- Approval of transfer coursework (Prior approval of Study Abroad, Domestic Exchange, Five College coursework or coursework to be taken at an institution other than UMass Amherst)
- Certificate programs
- First-Year Seminar

Schedule an appointment with Alyssa.

Make an appointment with Blair Harrington, Graduate Student and Advisor, for:

- Advising holds
- Course registration assistance
- Internship/Research placement
- Post-graduate planning
- Graduation clearances (Major, Minor, Certificate)
- Approval of transfer coursework (Prior approval of Study Abroad, Domestic Exchange, Five College coursework or coursework to be taken at an institution other than UMass Amherst)
- Certificate programs​

Schedule an appointment with Blair.

Make an appointment with Dr. Barbara Tomaskovic-Devey, Director of Departmental Honors for Sociology, for:

- Application to the Sociology Departmental Honors Program
- Honors course planning and approval
- Advising on Honors Faculty Sponsors
- Graduate and Professional School advice

Email: batomask@soc.umass.edu     Call:  413-545-1763

Drop in to see Robert Ryan, Director of the Criminal Justice Internship Program, for:

- Advising on internships related to law enforcement, the courts, probation, and incarceration
- Criminal Justice Internship sponsor
- Criminal Justice career planning and advice

Fall 2018 semester, you can connect with Robert on most Tuesdays, 5:30–7:30pm in Thompson 1014, 413-545-0563.

Visit your course instructor or TA to resolve issues related to a specific Sociology Course.

Visit the SBS Advising Office for:

- Questions related to the Global Education Requirement (including language classes)
- Declaring a Global Education Region
- Credit override permissions (taking more than 18 credits in a semester)
- Late add, drop, or withdrawal from a course
- Reinstatement from probation or suspension
- Academic Dean’s Hold

The Social and Behavioral Sciences Advising Office is found in Thompson 128, 413-577-1057.

Other Useful Campus Offices:

University Registrar, 213 Whitmore, 413-545-0555
Career Services, 511 Goodell, 413-545-2224
International Programs Office, 467 Hills South, 413-545-2710
Five College Interchange, 613 Goodell, 413-256-8316
Domestic Exchange Programs, 613 Goodell, 413-545-5351
Financial Aid Services, 255 Whitmore, 413-545-0801
Office of the Bursar, 215 Whitmore, 413-545-2368
Learning Resource Center, W.E.B. DuBois Library, 10th floor
Disability Services, 161 Whitmore, 413-545-0892
Commonwealth Honors College, 201 CHC - Bloom Advising Center, 413-545-2483
Continuing & Professional Education (CPE), 413-545-2414