History Department Undergraduate Advising

The History Department advises students in the following majors and minors: history, classical studies, East Asian studies (minor only), and Jewish studies.


Fall 2021 Update: History Department advising will continue to be offered remotely via email and Zoom until further notice. Students’ need for in-person vs. remote advising will be evaluated on an ongoing basis.

Email Advising

You are welcome to email your questions to historyundergrad@ucsc.edu. Please use your UCSC email address and include your full name and student ID number. Please allow 5-7 business days for a response.

Advising Appointments on Zoom

You may schedule a 20 minute Zoom advising appointment using Slug Success:

Detailed instructions on how to schedule an appointment may be found on the Slug Success website.

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Learn about Zoom features and get help on the ITS website.

In the "Additional Details" section, include a detailed explanation about why you're scheduling an appointment. After your appointment is scheduled, the history advisor will email you instructions on how to prepare for your appointment (if needed). The Zoom link for your appointment will also be sent to your UCSC email address. Check your UCSC email regularly in advance of your advising appointment.

If you are not proposed or declared in the history, classical studies, or Jewish studies major, select one of the following appointment reasons when scheduling your appointment: "Academic Planning/Guidance," "Choosing/Exploring a Major/Minor," "Declaring/Adding/Changing a Major/Minor."


Stephanie Sawyer

Meet Stephanie, Your History Department Advisor!

Academic advising is an important part of your undergraduate education. The History Department undergraduate advisor, Stephanie Sawyer, can help you:

  • clarify your educational goals;
  • select classes that complement your academic interests;
  • develop an individualized plan of study;
  • identify faculty mentors and enrichment opportunities.

Stephanie has been an advisor for the History Department for the past fifteen years.

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