Advising for Undergraduates

Politics Advising by Appointment

  • Monday-Thursday: 9am-4pm

  • Friday: 9am-11:00am

 *Appointments can be made via Slug Success. Instructions on how to make an appointment can be found here. For other appointment times email to set up an alternative appointment.


Online Peer Advising Hours for Fall 2020 

Peer advisors can answer any questions about major and minor requirements, assist with academic planning, help you prepare declaration of major/minor paperwork, and provide guidance on UCDC, UC Sacramento, and Study abroad program requirements. Peer advising hours are on a drop-in basis. Peer advisors can be reached via Google through chat and also on video (Hangouts). Add us to your Google contacts, Add instructions can be found here.

  • Monday: 9a-1p 
  • Tuesday: 9a-1p
  • Wednesday: 12p-4p
  • Friday: 9a-1p


Fall 2020 Declaration of Major deadline is on October 30.

If you intend to declare our major make sure to 1) contact Peer Advising at to fill out the paperwork needed and 2) make an advising appointment with Jerry Diaz on Slug Success. Make sure to have all your forms filled out prior to your advising appointment. If you are already declared in a major please obtain a signed academic plan from your major advisor and set an appointment with the Politics advisor on Slug Success to get declared.


Major & Minor Worksheets 

Major Worksheet

Minor Worksheet


Other Resources

UCSC Career Center 

Undergraduate Advising Center

STARS (Services for Transfer and Re-Entry Students)

FREE Writing Tutor Assistance Learning Support Services