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Psychology Undergraduate Advising
N108 Elliott Hall

General Office Hours
M, Tu, Th, F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM 
W 8:00 AM-2:30 PM 
Closed 1/21

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Advising Staff
Mike Houlahan, Assoc. Dir. of Undergrad Studies
Mary Simonsen, Senior Psychology Advisor
Korrina Griffith, Psychology Advisor
Thomas Gisvold, Peer Advisor 
Emame Thompson-Eja, Peer Advisor
Rucha Markale, Student Office Assistant

We assist undergraduate students in self-understanding through the support of their educational, career, and personal development. Please email with any questions or concerns. If you would like to meet with an advisor, please schedule an appointment by clicking the box below:

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Drop-in Academic Advising

Drop-in hours are great for addressing quick (5-10 minute) questions or concerns related to psychology, as well as minor declarations. We do not review student records during Drop-ins; questions related to completing your Psychology Major requirements will be referred to an appointment or you may request assistance via e-mail to

During the first 2 weeks of Spring 2019, an advisor will be available for drop-in advising at the following times starting January 22nd:   
Monday 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM-2:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Our regular drop-in advising hours will take effect on Monday, February 4th: 
Mondays 12:30 PM-2:30 PM (Mary)
Tuesdays 10:30 AM-12:30 PM (Mike)
Thursdays 1:00 PM-3:00 PM (Korrina)

*Be sure to check the Psych Scoop weekly for possible changes to drop-in hours.

We can help you with:

  • Declaring a major or minor in psychology: Learn more about our undergraduate majors and minors and how to declare.
  • Course planning: Plan your psychology coursework, learn about options, review your progress, and make sure you are on track. Get transfer courses evaluated.
  • Making connections: Get tips for making connections with faculty and other professionals in the field. Learn about our psychology student organizations.
  • Learning engagement: Earn credit in a psychology research laboratory; gain hands-on experience through internships, paid work in the field, or community engagement; and earn credit toward your major while studying abroad.
  • Exploring your future: Explore career options, learn about graduate school, and discover careers available to people with undergraduate degrees in psychology.
  • Staying Informed: Stay in the loop about psychology events, scholarships and awards, career services, and campus resources through Psych Scoop.