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

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

Need a signature? 
You can drop the following forms off at our office or in the department office ISB 211:

  • Part-time Final Quarter Approval
  • Request for Drop of a Major/Minor
  • Veterans Enrollment Verification
  • UCSC Extension Concurrent Enrollment

We will scan and email you a copy of your completed form.

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