Undergraduate Advising

Nutrition Peer Advisors

Peer Advisors are experienced and trained junior and senior nutrition majors are available to help Freshmen and Sophomores with academic planning. Here is a list of some of the things a peer advisor could help you with:

  • Learn your Nutrition Major Requirements
  • Learn about Careers in Nutrition
  • Learn about the 3 different tracks we offer
  • Get help with Academic course Planning
  • Get help with finding resources oncampus

To schedule an appoinment please email: nutritionpeeradvisors@gmail.com

Nutrition Undergraduate Advisor - Nicole Goldstein 

Nicole is the undergraduate nutrition advisor, and she will be happy to talk to you and answer any questions you may have about the nutrition major, transferring into UMass, switching majors or double majoring, academic planning, study abroad, etc. Her office hours are Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1-4pm, or by appointment. Her e-mail is: nicolegoldst@nutrition.umass.edu and her phone is (413) 545-1078. If you want to set up a time to speak on the phone or visit outside office hours, please get in touch with her via email.

Room: Chenoweth 209

email: nicolegoldst@nutrition.umass.edu

Phone: 413-545-1078


Career Planning

Career Planning is an important part of your undergraduate experience.  The Nutrition Major Career Checklist provides important tips to stay on track with your career goals. Use this checklist (found in the "Downloads" section of this webpage) as a guide to help you prepare for your future career.


Nutrition Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and transfers

Will be assigned an individual Nutrition Department advisor. Expect an email from your advisor just before registration for  fall 2015 classes begins. Even if you feel that you are on track, there is often new information shared at advising. Courses change, catalogue numbers and core requirements occasionally change. Also, some of the courses required by the nutrition major, in other departments, need a paper application.