Academic Advising

The undergraduate degree program in Public Health Sciences provides a variety of advising and academic resources for its students. Both our staff advisors and peer advisors are here to help address your academic questions and concerns so that you can make the most of your UMass Amherst education.

Peer Advising Drop-In Center
Located in Arnold House Rm 221

Peer advisors can answer questions about the public health field, applying to the major, university and program requirements, completing advising forms, and planning balanced academic schedules. Please bring a copy of your completed tracking form to your meeting.

Drop-In Hours Fall Semester 2016

Mondays: 10AM-1PM & 4-5PM
Tuesdays: 9:30AM-12:30PM & 1PM-5PM
Wednesdays: 9:30AM-5PM
Thursdays: 8:45-9:45AM & 10AM-4PM
Fridays: 11:15AM-2:45PM

Call 413-545-3816 or email

Program Advisor

Megan Griffin, Arnold 305,, 413-545-2523
Book an appointment!

Program Director

Gloria DiFulvio, Arnold 307,, 413-545-4535
Book an appointment!

Career Services & Workforce Development Advisor

To make a career advising appointment with Mary Ellen Liseno, log into Career Connect > Under MY SHORTCUTS “See a Career Advisor” > Select advisor name > Check availability > select a date and time that works for you by clicking on advisor’s name > fill in appointment information > Submit Request.

All appointments will be in Career Services in 511 Goodell Building. When you come in the front doors of Goodell, turn left in the lobby and walk over to the Career Services reception desk and let them know you are there for an advising appointment.