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.

Virtual Office Hours

The Economics, History and East Asian Studies Advising Center Office VIRTUAL hours are as follows:

MWF 8:00 am - 10:00 am PST 

Closure Announcements: The administrative offices of Economics, History and East Asian Studies will be closing early on Thursday, March 25th at noon and will be closed on Friday, March 26th in observance of the university holiday.  


Tuesdays through Friday: 8:30 - 12:00 noon and 1:00 - 4:00 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).  

Virtual Drop in Advising 


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 

(names listed in order of picture sequence above)

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