Advising Schedule

When and how can students reach Merrill Advisors?

EMAIL ADVISING

  • Email is the quickest way to reach Merrill Advising!
  • Send any advising questions to merrilladvising@ucsc.edu
  • Include your full name and student ID in your message
  • If you have a form that needs our signature, email us with the PDF attachment and a brief explanation

ADVISING APPOINTMENTS

PEER ADVISOR DROP-IN AND VIRTUAL ADVISING APPOINTMENTS

  • See advising calendar below for dates and times of drop-in Peer Advising at the Merrill College office and virtual advising appointments.
  • Drop-in is great for quick questions, course recommendations, or help with scheduling an appointment. Bring a computer or tablet in case you need to log into your MyUCSC portal.
  • Peer Advising appointments are great for questions about enrollment, academic planning, grad checks, and more.
  • Peer Advisors CANNOT help with taking time off from/returning to UCSC, forms/petitions, removing holds, the part-time program, or academic standing.

VIRTUALLY CHAT WITH A PEER ADVISOR

  • When: See our advising schedule below for Peer Advising chat hours
  • How: Add (+) mrlpradv@ucsc.edu to your Google Hangouts, using your UCSC email (chat function is on the bottom left of your gmail screen)

 

...still not sure which of these advising options is best for you? Send a quick email to merrilladvising@ucsc.edu with your name and student ID, and just say "I'd like help from Merrill advising and I don't know where to start" and we can help you from there!

Merrill Peer Advisors 

Merrill College Advisors 

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MERRILL COLLEGE OFFICE

To reach Merrill Advisors, email is better than phone! Please see above for more information. If you need to call, please be sure to leave your name and student ID in the voicemail.

Phone: (831) 459 - 2144

Fax: (831) 459 - 5634

Location: Merrill College Administration Building (across from the college mailroom)

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