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.

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. 

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? 

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  if you have questions or concerns. Please be aware our advisors only answer emails during open business hours. Peer advisors also are available to assist you with general course planning and questions about the major.

(names listed in order of picture sequence above)

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

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:

Professor Christopher Meissner

Professor Paul Bergin

Lecturer Derek Stimel

Undergraduate Chair Janine Wilson