Advising Center

Staff advisors are available weekdays to assist students individually with academic planning, petition review, course selection, career pathway development and other matters related to the major.

Picture of 4 advisors, from left to right: Leanna Friedrich, Cindy Mercado, Joann Pyon, and Christina Halliwell.

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.

Office Hours

The Department of Economics Advising Center is open for advising during these hours:

  • Appointments: Tuesdays-Fridays 9:00-11:30 and 1:00-3:30
  • Drop-ins: Mondays 1:00-4:00, Tuesdays-Fridays 9:00-11:45 and 1:00-4:00
  • We are located in 2216 Social Sciences and Humanities Building. 

Appointments

Schedule your appointment with a staff advisor today! Be sure to select "Economics, History and East Asian Studies." 

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? 

Here is a map showing our location:

Map to Advising Offices for Economics and History Departments in Social Sciences and Humanities Building

The Economics undergraduate advisors

Staff advisors are available to assist you with various student services related to the major, including academic planning, petition review, course selection, career pathway development, and special study progress. You may  or call them at (530) 752-9241. Peer advisors also are available to assist you with general course planning and questions about the major.

The staff advisors who are here to assist you are:

Undergraduate Programs Coordinator Anya Gibson

Undergraduate Advisor Leanna Friedrich 

Undergraduate Advisor Christina Halliwell

Undergraduate Advisor Cindy Mercado

Undergraduate Advisor Joann Pyon 

The Economics faculty advisors

Faculty advisors are available to assist you with questions regarding research opportunities, graduate programs, and insight to course planning. To meet with a faculty advisor, please schedule an appointment or visit during office hours:

Associate Professor Christopher Meissner
Associate Professor Ina Simonovska
Lecturer Derek Stimel
Undergraduate Chair Janine Wilson