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Department of Political Science Advising Hours



Virtual Advising Options from Monday - Friday: 

  1. Primary Option: Virtual Advising CenterVAC questions will be answered within 1-3 business days. For urgent questions, you may stop during drop-in advising hours.

  2. Secondary Option (for more complex questions): Questions must be submitted via the Virtual Advising Center first. Then, schedule a Zoom or in-person advising appointment if necessary.

  3. Drop-in advising: Sessions will be limited to 15 minutes with an advisor.

Please see Drop-in Advising hours below: 

Summer 2024 Advising will be conducted remotely

Mondays & Tuesdays: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Wednesdays : 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Please join virtual drop-in advising sessions using this link:

Please submit any questions and inquiries through the Virtual Advising Center.

Don't forget to also refer to the PoliSci undergraduate website for detailed information about our programs.  And the VAC will also continue to be available for you to submit your questions.

Online advising available Monday through Friday via the Virtual Advising Center (VAC). Most questions can be answered there; however, advisors are open to Zoom meetings when necessary. Advisors will work with students to schedule a Zoom meeting during a time when they and the student are both available. 

The Department does not provide advising available over the telephone or e-mail. If you are not yet a student at UCSD, please send e-mail to  Current students who e-mail or call with advising questions will be directed to the VAC or walk-in advising.

You can find information about specific TA office hours on the course syllabus. If the course syllabus is not available, please reach out to the TA directly. You can find their emails on the graduate contact page here.

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