Academic Advising

Physics Advising

Physics Advising can provide assistance and advice with:

  • Choosing a Physics major
  • Academic planning for your chosen major
  • Determining which courses to enroll in
  • Declaring your major
  • Getting ready to graduate

See New Student Major Advising Summaries for more information about preparing for your intended major. 

For more general information and answers to frequently asked questions, visit https://advising.ucsc.edu/

Do you have a quick question?  Email us at: physicsadvising@ucsc.edu 

Would you like to speak to an advisor?  
Make an appointment by logging into the Slug Student Success sytem or come to Drop-In Advising.

See below calendar for drop-in advising hours.

Physics Advisors:

Maria Nishanian

Physics Undergraduate
Faculty Advisor:

David Smith

Physics Department Chair:

Robert Johnson