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: 

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.