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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nutrition Undergraduate Advisor - Joyce Faraj
Joyce 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: email@example.com 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|
|Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1 - 4pm or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org|
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.
Group Advising Sessions:
Declared Nutrition Major First Year Students
All Nutrition students are expected to meet with an academic advisor every semester. First year students will have advising as a group with individual consultation immediately following.
*Freshmen Advising Sign up
Students currently in another major who want to declare Nutrition as a primary or secondary major.
Students interested in declaring Nutrition as a major should attend an information workshop. As soon as a student has declared Nutrition as a major they will be assigned a Nutrition Department advisor.
For information on careers in nutrition please visit our Career Opportunities in Nutrition webpage.
**Transfer advising sign up
Nutrition Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and transfers
Will be assigned an individual Nutrition Department advisor. Expect an email from your advisor just before registration for spring 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.