The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Advising

What courses should you take? What internships are available? Is your resume showcasing your talents? Our expert advisors are here to steer you in the right direction.

Our advisors can help:

  • Design your focus - With flexibility comes choices. Our advisors will get to know you so they can help you choose the courses that fit your passions and career goals.
     
  • Match you with faculty members - Our faculty has different areas of expertise. Advisors can identify the teachers who match your areas of interest.
     
  • Find you opportunities - You can take language classes, study abroad, apply for internships or earn a certificate. Our advisors will guide you through your options.
     
  • Offer career support - From interview skills to cover letters, our advisors can prepare you to excel after graduation.  

Contact Chief Undergraduate Advisor Boone Shear or Lynnette Sievert to discuss your future. 

Contact:

Boone Shear
Chief Undergraduate Advisor
bshear@umass.edu
Office: 207A Machmer Hall