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Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of spring quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 

Advising Center

Do you want to check your progress in your major or minor, or declare a history major and/or minor? You've come to the right place.

Advising Center Mission Statement:

The Advising Center exists to cultivate a welcoming and equitable advising experience that strives to honor the diverse identities of our students. The advising team provides honest, accurate, individual guidance to enhance students’ personal, academic, and professional journeys. In addition, we support collaborative efforts with campus partners to showcase holistic ways to navigate the degree. Through these services, we seek to empower students to become individuals who actively engage in their community. 


In alignment with the campus directives regarding precautions surrounding COVID-19, the Economics, History and Advising Center is now physically closed. Our advisors remain available remotely and will be offering academic advising appointments to students through phone or Zoom. Once you have scheduled your appointment in the online appointment system, your advisor will reach out to you via email with instructions on how to connect with them. 

Office Hours

The Economics, History and East Asian Studies Advising staff is currently working remotely. Please email them at if you have any questions or concerns. 


Tuesdays through Friday: 9:00 - 11:30 am and 1:00 - 3:30 pm (half hour appointments via zoom or phone)

Schedule your appointment with a staff advisor today! Be sure to select "Economics, History and East Asian Studies."  If you are having trouble, please feel free to contact via email during regular business hours (Mondays through Friday from 8:00 - 4:00 pm).  

Mandatory Advising

Our goal is to help you achieve your academic and personal goals. Research has proven that interacting with academic advisers early in your university career can enhance your college success. Comprehensive advising is provided by the Letters & Sciences Dean’s Office and our Advising Center. 

How do I satisfy my Mandatory Advising Requirement? 

The History Undergraduate Advisors 

You may also or the individual advisers who are here to assist you. They are:

Undergraduate Programs Coordinator: Anya Gibson

Undergraduate Advisor: Cindy Alvarenga 

Undergraduate Advisor: Chris Doseck

Undergraduate Advisor: Brandy Fleming

Undergraduate Advisor: Joann Pyon 

  • *Please be aware our advisors only answer emails during open business hours.