Critical Resources

Please visit our Critical Resources 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, we will continue to update this page with information that is specific to the Department of Geography's students and courses.

Advising Hours Summer 2021

  • The Geography Advising Office in Smith Hall is closed until we return to campus in AUT 2021.
  • Remote advising appointments are available through the "Request an Appointment Online" link below.
  • Online appointments are offered through Zoom Video Conferencing; Phone or Google Meet appointments may also be available.
  • Email always works and it is helpful for us if you'll please include your UW Student ID number in the body of your email (not the subject line)! Please be sure to check your UW email account regularly and pay attention to your SPAM/junk mail folders.

Request an Appointment Online


Danielle Brown
Undergraduate Advisor

Nell Gross
Director of Academic Services
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!


*Office closed until further notice*
Smith Hall 415 (map)
University of Washington
Box 353550
Seattle, Washington 98195-3560