Welcome to Psychology Undergraduate Advising!

The Psychology Advisors are happy to help you with major/minor course planning, psychology honors program, research information and other Psychology-related questions (for career-related questions, please consider making an appointment with the Career Center)For in-person advising, please visit us during our normal advising hours. A majority of student advising is done on a walk-in basis. Appointments may be made for students with extenuating circumstances.

Advising Hours: 

  • Monday - Thursday: 9:00-11:00 am & 1:00-3:00 pm (Closed Fridays)

Contact Information: 

  • ******Psychology Advising will be temporarily located in 1570 Mandler Hall starting July 10, 2018, to make room for the renovation of our space.  Our advising hours and phone number will stay the same, but we will be closed on Tuesday, July 10th, for our move.******
  • Normally we are located at 1533 Mandler Hall, Phone: 858-534-3001, Fax: 858-534-2324

The Virtual Advising Center, for current students: 

  • An advisor will respond to you within 1-3 business days (advisors do not answer VAC messages on weekends, evenings, or University holidays).

Prospective students:

  • Check out the New and Prospective Students section of our website for basic information and prospective transfer FAQ. 

    Have more questions? Please e-mail us at Please note, the Psychology Department only advises through the VAC. We will not answer questions from current students via e-mail.

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Graduation Cords:

The Psychology Department will be selling graduation cords for graduating seniors to wear with their cap and gown. grad_cord_ucsd_psych.png

  • Cords are gray and blue in color (see picture). 
  • Cords cost $5.00 and will be charged to your student account. 
  • Students need to be graduating with one of the Psychology Majors to purchase the cords. 
  • Cords will be for sale at our Psychology Senior Send-off event on Wed. May 16, 2018 at Sun God Lawn.
  • The Psychology Advising Office, 1533 Mandler Hall, will sell the cords during normal walk-in advising hours after the Psychology Senior Send-off. 

Psychology Events Calendar

For events, announcements, and office closures, see our calendar below.

Click on an event above for more details and to register.