Academic Advising

Steps for internal transfers to Declare the Kinesiology Major:

Step 1: Current UMass Students looking to Declare the KIN major from another major must attend one of the following Declaring the Kinesiology Major Meetings:
  • Wednesday, Sept. 7th, 5:00 p.m., Totman Rm. TBD

  • TBD, TBD, TBD, Totman Rm. TBD

  • TBD, TBD, TBD, Totman Rm. TBD

Please email the Academic Advisor if you cannot make one of these meetings to discuss alternatives.

Step 2: Students will fill out a Declaring the Kinesiology Major form, which can be found under the Academic Forms section.

Steps to Advising:

Step 1: Students should first try to see a Peer Advisor in Totman 145. Students do not need to schedule an appointment for Peer Advising. More information can be found in the Peer Advising Drop-In Center section below.

Step 2: Students can also make an appointment with the Academic Advisor via the "Book an Appointment" link under the Undergraduate Academic Advisor section below. If the appointment link does not work, please email Leeanne at

Step 3: If a student has an emergency they should email the Undergraduate Program Director, Eliza Frechette, Her office is Totman 160. For Fall 2022 (starting 9/8), students can also drop into GPD Office Hours on Thursdays 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. in Room 160.