Advising

Spring 2020 Advising Updates

Please visit our Spring 2020 Advising Updates page for the latest information we have to share as well as resources to help you in this uncertain and challenging time. With the move to remote instruction for spring quarter 2020, we will continue to update this page with information that is specific to the Department of Geography's students and courses.

Advising Hours Spring 2020

  • The Geography Advising Office in Smith Hall is closed until further notice.
  • Remote advising appointments are available by request on:
    • Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM 
    • Tuesday and Thursday, 12:00 to 2:00 PM
  • Please scroll to the bottom of the page to request an advising appointment.
    • Online appointments are offered through Zoom Video Conferencing
    • Phone or Google Meet/Hangout appointments may also be available
  • Email always works! Please be sure to check your UW email account regularly and pay attention to your SPAM/junk mail folders.
  • Additional advising appointments may be requested according to adviser availability.

Advisers

Amelia Schwartz
Undergraduate Adviser
geogadv@uw.edu
phone: (206) 543-7793

Nell Gross
Director of Academic Services
ngross@uw.edu
phone: (206) 543-3246

Services include, but are not limited to, the following:

Academic advising Graduate school applications
Course planning Reinstatement petitions
Degree progress auditing Career planning
Curriculum forecasting Resume and cover-letter help
Registration Study Abroad opportunities & equivalency forms
Graduation applications Financial aid & other progress forms
Graduation petitions Change of major & minor forms

Want to declare the geography major? Visit Declare the Geography Major for step-by-step instructions!

Location

Smith Hall 415 (map)
University of Washington
Box 353550
Seattle, Washington 98195-3560

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