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COVID-19 Updates

In light of the recent announcement made by the Chancellor, the physical PsychSSO office in Berkeley Way West will be closed effective Tuesday, March 17 until further notice. However, we will be moving to a virtual setting. Please note that Major Advisors are available for online advising. Direct your inquiries about the Undergraduate Program to You can reference our Psychology COVID-19 Living document for more information and resources.


Major Advisors

If you would like to virtually meet with an advisor you are welcome schedule an appointment. You have the option of scheduling a phone or online appointment through Google hangouts, Zoom etc. Let us know what works for you, and we are happy to make any accommodations. Appointments will be open from 9AM - 5PM from Monday through Friday moving forward. To make an appointment, click on the name of the advisor you would like to meet with, and it will take you to the scheduling portal. 


Undergraduate Advising

To schedule an appointment with a Major Advisor click on either of the names below:


Peer Advising Schedule 

The Fall 2020 Peer Advisors are now avaiable for fall drop-in advising. They will be available on Thursdays from 9 - 12 & 1 - 4 PM and on Fridays from 12 - 4 PM. You can access their drop ins through this zoom link: or via the Meeting ID: 976 7688 3003


If you are having trouble accessing the zoom account, we have a back-up google hangouts ( set-up for you to drop-into. 


You can learn more about our incoming peers here!




Email if you have any questions for either the peer advisors or the major advisors!



  • Student Services Team

    Undergraduate Major Advisers:
    Christine Mullarkey, Jennifer Ochoa

    Graduate Student Services Adviser:
    Julie Aranda

    Scheduling, Enrollment, and Curriculum Planning:
    Dustin Wilson

    Director of Student Services:
    Harumi Quiñones

  • Peer Advising Hours
  • Vision, Mission, Goals and Outcomes

    Our Vision is to foster the development of self-aware, engaged, well-rounded members of a diverse Psychology Department, campus, and community.

    Our Mission is to support students with personal, academic, and professional development by empowering self-directed learning and informed decision making through collaborative mentoring relationships.

    Our Goal is for advisors and students to share the responsibility of shaping and actualizing a rewarding educational experience:

    Advisors by providing resources and guidance
    Students by taking charge of their personal, professional, and intellectual development.

  • Learning Outcomes for UG students

    Be able to navigate the Psychology Department website and associated Psychology Majors bCourses site for information pertaining to the major.

    Understand the academic requirements of the Psychology major and course sequencing as part of the overall, student-initiated, academic planning process.

    Identify opportunities for personal, professional, and intellectual development by reviewing the Weekly Opportunities (web page) and taking advantage of offerings for portfolio building.

    Learn to reference various campus resources, reference policies & procedures, and to direct inquiries to the appropriate offices (e.g. Registrar’s Office, Student Information Systems, College of Letters & Science, Student Learning Center, Career Counseling Library, Career Center, University Health Services, etc).

    Develop a network and become an active part of the Psychology Department community by attending at least two departmental or student group events per semester.