Academic Advising

The Department of Public Health 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. We also provide a variety of information sessions, which are tailored to each grade.

Peer Advising Drop-In Center

Peer advisors can answer questions about the public health field, applying to the major, University and program requirements, completing  advising forms, and planning balance academic schedules.

Drop-in Office Hours
Monday: 8:00am-12:10pm and 12:30-5:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am-3:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-1:00pm and 2:30-4:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am-3:45pm
Friday: 9:30-11:00am

Call 413-545-3816 or email

Program Advisor

Megan Griffin, Arnold 305,, 413-545-2523

Ms. Griffin can answer questions about advising, course exceptions, changes to ARR, collateral field proposal forms, adding/dropping a course after the end of add/drop, & taking a course for a third time

During Winter break, please email Megan directly to set up an advising appointment.

Spring 2014 Office Hours: Monday 1:00pm - 3:00pm; Tuesday 10:00am - 12:00pm; Thursday 2:00pm - 4:00pm; Friday 10:00am - 12:00pm

Make an appointment with Mrs. Griffin online through GenBook!

Program Director

Gloria DiFulvio, Arnold 307,, 413-545-4535

Dr. DiFulvio can answer questions about advising, requesting a credit overload (more than 19 credits), internships and independent study approval, study abroad course approval, and capstone.

Office Hours: Tuesday 12:30-2:30pm and Thursday 9:30-11:30am 

Make an appointment with Dr. DiFulvio online through GenBook!

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*Please bring a copy of your tracking form to advising sessions*