Peer Advisor Drop-In: Peer Office Crotty 221 
Ask Anything Sessions: You can meet with Peer advisors to talk about classes, registration, SPIRE and Moodle, and anything and everything at UMass in and out of the Economics Department. Have a quick question for a peer advisor?  Fill out the form here! (Make sure you are logged in with your UMass email) We will answer your submission!


   Noon - 4pm 


9:30am - 2pm


10am - Noon and 12:30pm - 4pm  


10am - 2pm

Information for Current UMass Students
  • Students who have already declared Economics majors and minors may schedule appointments with Economics advisors by clicking on the "Make an Advising Appointment" button above.
  • Students planning to declare a major or minor in Economics must follow the instructions on the Economics Admissions web page.
  • Course Override Requests Read this form carefully and provide the requested information. An advisor will contact you when you have been added to the class or if more information is needed. If an instructor's permission is required, an advisor will contact you AFTER we have received the request from the instructor. Please review the course enrollment restriction dates before submitting an override request.
  • Drop-in advising available only with peer advisors. See schedule above.
  • For study abroad or transfer course approvals, help with Economics Independent Studies, Internships or general study abroad questions, questions about the Certificate in Applied Economics Research on Cooperative Enterprise, or questions about graduate school in Economics, please schedule an appointment with Stephanie Babinski Brewer or Valerie Voorheis.
  • For Econ Majors who are Honors students, and have detailed questions on Honors requirements, please email Econ Honors Coordinator Itai Sher at to make an appointment.
  • For all other Economics Major Advising (e.g. graduation requirements, course planning, adding a second major, etc.): Please schedule an appointment with Stephanie Babinski Brewer, Leah Dodson, Meghan Shewchuk, or Valerie Voorheis using the Make an Advising Appointment link above. You can also make an appointment with a specific advisor using their personal links below. For Minors, please visit the Peer Advisors' drop-in hours. If you have a complex question, email your Econ advisor directly (see last names listed below or your SPIRE).
  • For further information on Economics Department contacts, email

Advising Team

Stephanie Babinski Brewer
Director of Undergraduate Advising
220 Crotty Hall
413-545-0855 (email pref'd)
Last names: S-Z
Schedule an advising appointment with Stephanie online
Leah Dodson
Senior Academic Advisor
219 Crotty Hall
413-545-2568 (email pref'd)
Last names: A-H
Schedule an advising appointment with Leah online
Meghan Shewchuk
Senior Academic Advisor
218 Crotty Hall
413-545-2560 (email pref'd)
Last names: I-R
Schedule an advising appointment with Meghan online
Valerie Voorheis
Faculty/Internship Advisor
214 Crotty Hall
413-545-0954 (email pref'd)
Schedule an advising appointment with Valerie online