Geography Department Advising

Undergraduate Geography and Certificate Advising

Advisor: Dr. Linna Li

Book an Undergraduate Advising Appointment

Advising Office Hours (in-person or virtual via Zoom):

Undergraduate Advising Days Advising Time
Tuesdays 1:30pm-3:00pm
Wednesdays 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-2:30pm
Other times by appointment (please email)  

Undergraduate advising is an important part of your journey through the Geography bachelor’s degree. During advising appointments, we will focus on your individual academic plan, coursework requirements, minor and certificate advising, and ensuring that you are on a path toward completing your degree and gaining the skills, expertise, and experiences toward your future career and educational goals. 

Please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) below and the associated resources before booking an advising appointment for these specific issues. 

Advising FAQ:

I’m curious about graduate school, where can I find resources?

I’m looking for career advising and help with resumes, cover letters, and professional interviews, who should I ask?

I need help finding an internship and/or have questions about the internship class, where should I look?


MA Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Advising

Advisor: Dr. Gary Hytrek
Office: FO5-232
Spring 2022 Advising Hours (via Zoom until February 14, by appointment):

Advising Days Advising Time
Tuesdays 1:30pm-2:30pm
Wednesdays 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Other times by appointment

Masters of Science in Geographic Information Science (MSGISci) Advising

Advisor and Program Director: Dr. Suzanne Perlitsh Wechsler
Phone: 562-985-2356
Office: PH1-210
Spring 2022 Advising Hours:

Advising Days Advising Time
Tuesday and Thursday 12:00pm – 1:50pm
Other times by appointment

Please email to set times.  Appointments are encouraged.