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Mathematics Department Advising

Before requesting an appointment with an advisor, review the guidelines below to see if your question can be answered in a quick walk-in (virtual), a scheduled appointment, by VAC or by email. 

Advisors will honor in-person appointment requests.

FORMS - email to

  • Course/QxQ planning
  • Maximum Unit Limit Appeal form
  • Double Major Petition 
  • UCEAP Academic Planning Form 
  • OAP Academic Planning Form   
  • College Readmission Evaluation form
  • Undergraduate Student Petition submission

WALK-INS (Virtual) 10 minutes max (quick questions/reviews/signatures). View calendar below for available days and times and sign-in information. 

  • Graduation check 
  • Changing majors within Math 
  • Minoring in Math (specific course selection questions)
  • MA31 majors course planning (revision of prior approved course plan only) 
  • Advice on choosing a graduate program    


  • Course/QxQ planning (draft required)  
  • Applied Science 7-course plan for MA31 majors 
  • Academic difficulties in coursework 
  • Double Major Petition (original or revised — all paperwork prepared)
  • Academic Probation or Disqualification  
  • Math Department Honors Program  
  • Internships and/or research assignments 
  • Preparing to apply to graduate school  


  • Errors on degree audit 
  • Transferring units from another institution 
  • Graduation check (all courses done) 
  • General questions on Math Minor  
  • General questions on Prerequisites  
  • General questions on Enrollment  
  • Questions on waitlist status  
  • Enrolling in Special Studies courses 

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If you need assistance with…

Double Majoring:

Please see here - fill out the double major petition, academic plan, and statement of purpose. Then, you can email the documents to or attend virtual walk-in hours to obtain a signature. 

Course Planning:

We require students to make a draft of their quarter by quarter plan before meeting with an advisor.

Resources for making a plan can be found here. Check your major requirements, look at course descriptions / prerequisites and check the planned course offerings to see what quarter they are offered.

First Year Students Course Planning video:

Below is a video presentation on course planning for FIRST YEAR students.




Transfer Students Course Planning video:

Below is a video presentation on course planning for TRANSFER students. 

AP Units / Transfer Credits:

Please see the AP exam chart here and you can see the transfer equivalency chart here.

Honors Program:

For information about our Honors program, please see here.

VIRTUAL WALK-INS DAYS/HOURS (click here to sign-in)

Still need an appointment?

After reviewing the information on this page, if you need to request an appointment with an advisor, you may request one here 

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