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Human Developmental Sciences Advising

HDS Advising Services

Virtual Advising Center (VAC)

If you are a current student or alumni, please use VAC as your primary resource for general questions and advising questions. Email can get lost, so help us out --Submit through VAC!

VAC: Ask a Question


If you would like to meet for an advising appointment either in-person, or via zoom, to discuss more complex issues such as discussing an academic plan, you can schedule an appointment!

Schedule an Advising Appointment

Drop-in Advising

Drop-in advising is IN-PERSON Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. This provides students an opportunity to meet same day with an advisor. This method is reserved for shorter questions (approximately 10-15 min appointments only).

Webchat & Phone:

We have live webchat from 10am-4pm, to address simple questions that do not involve your academic record. We can also be reached by phone: (858) 534–9919


Before coming in for an advising appointment please check out the following resources