Departmental Advising

Undergraduate advising is offered by many units on campus.  For example, the Newnan Academic Advising Center offers general advice from orientation through graduation, and the Career Center assists students seeking postgraduate employment.  The department of economics offers advising services specifically for economics students.  Whom you should see depends on what you seek.

To declare a concentration

During Fall and Winter Terms: If you have attended an information session for the major, you may declare with the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.  If you have not attended such a session, you must see a concentration adviser.  To schedule an appointment, click here.

During Spring and Summer Terms: See a concentration adviser. Click here.

To declare a minor

During Fall and Winter Terms: See the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Olga Mustata.  She is available on a walk-in basis on Mondays, 2 pm – 3 pm, and Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 am.  She is also available by appointment.  To make an appointment, email econundergradoffice@umich.edu.

During Spring and Summer Terms: Wait until Fall!

To obtain a concentration release or a minor release

During Fall and Winter Terms: See the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.  She is available on a walk-in basis on Mondays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, and Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 am.  She is also available by appointment.  To make an appointment, email econundergradoffice@umich.edu.

During Spring and Summer Terms: See a concentration adviser. Click here.

To obtain approval of transfer credits

You must see a concentration adviser.  To schedule an appointment, click here.

To obtain advice about which courses to elect

See a concentration adviser.    To schedule an appointment, click here.

To obtain advice about how to compose a concentration program

See a concentration adviser.  To schedule an appointment, click here.

To obtain advice about the department’s honors program

See a concentration adviser.    To schedule an appointment, click here.

To obtain advice about postgraduate education

See a concentration adviser.    To schedule an appointment, click here.

To obtain advice about postgraduate employment

See an adviser at the Career Center or a concentration adviser.  To schedule an appointment with a concentration adviser, click here.

To file an internship application (ECON 299)

During Fall and Winter Terms: See the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.  She is available on a walk-in basis on Mondays, 2 - 3 pm, and Thursdays,10:30-11:30 am.  She is also available by appointment.  To make an appointment, email econundergradoffice@umich.edu.

During Spring and Summer Terms: See a concentration adviser.  Click here.

If you are a joint degree student

During Fall and Winter Terms: Contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.  She is available on a walk-in basis on Mondays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, and Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 am.  She is also available by appointment.  To make an appointment, email econundergradoffice@umich.edu.

During Spring and Summer Terms: see a concentration adviser.  Click here.

If you are thinking of pursuing a Ph.D. in economics

Consult a concentration adviser and your teachers (faculty and GSIs).

If you plan to study abroad

To be sure that you receive appropriate credit toward your concentration or minor in economics, secure pre-approval of your study abroad from a concentration adviser.  To schedule an appointment click here.

If you are not yet an undergraduate at the University of Michigan

Contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator.

During Fall and Winter Terms: she is available on a walk-in basis on Mondays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, and Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 am.  She is also available by appointment.  To make an appointment, email econundergradoffice@umich.edu.

During Spring and Summer Terms: Contact the Undergraduate Program Office by email at econundergradoffice@umich.edu.