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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. 

Mandatory Advising

Interacting with an academic advisor early in your university career can enhance your college success. Our objective is to help you achieve your personal and academic goals, and mandatory advising is one of the ways the College wants to help ensure that you get a strong start at UC Davis.


Second-year students are required to meet with an advisor once during their year. Students will be assigned a hold quarter.Once you see this hold on your account via Schedule Builder and OASIS, you will need to following the next steps:

1. watch this short video: 

2. meet with a major advisor during a scheduled appointment. You can schedule an appointment with a staff advisor today! Be sure to select "Economics, History and East Asian Studies." 

3. finally complete a post advising survey.

After the survey is completed, your hold will be released within 2-4 weeks. You can schedule an appointment with a staff advisor today! Be sure to select "Economics, History and East Asian Studies." 


First-year Junior Transfer students meet with an advisor in their first quarter at UC Davis. You will need to following the next steps when you see a hold on Schedule Builder/OASIS:

To remove your hold, please following these steps:

  1. Click on the link to watch this short video (
  2. Complete the Transfer Student Goals Sheet (provided in the email sent by the History department) and turn it in during your Advising Appointment. If you already submitted the goal sheet during Transfer Orientation, then this step has been completed.
  3. Meet with a major advisor during a scheduled advising appointment. Appointments can be made at and by selecting “Economics, History, and East Asian Studies.”  You must select “Mandatory Advising - Transfer” as the reason.
  4. Complete a short post advising survey after you have had your major advising appointment. 
  5. Once your survey has been submitted, the academic advisors will review it and submit the request to release your hold.



Fourth-year students are required to participate in two engagements to prepare for transitioning out of college. Students are encouraged to choose the options that are most relevant to their post graduation plans. You can meet with a major advisor as one engagement and then plan on attending another activity before or after. You will need to fill out a survey in the email sent by the History department in order for us to release the hold.

List of Engagement Options 


Academic Advising Syllabus

UC Davis 101: A Quick Reference Guide 

Questions: Visit The Economics and History Undergraduate Advising Center located in 2216 Social Sciences and Humanities Building. You may also reach us by calling 530-752-9241 or email