Geography Department Advising

Undergraduate Geography and Certificate Advising

Advisor: Dr. Lily House-Peters

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?

Book an Undergraduate Advising Appointment

Advising Office Hours (virtual, via Zoom or phone):

Undergraduate Advising Days Advising Time
Mondays 12:00pm-2pm
Wednesdays 9am-12pm & 3pm-5pm
Other times by appointment (please email)  


MA Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Advising

Advisor: Dr. Suzanne Dallman
Phone: 562 985-7529
Office: PH1-212
Spring 2021 Advising Hours (via Zoom, by appointment):

Advising Days Advising Time
Wednesdays 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Other times by appointment

Masters of Science in Geographic Information Science (MSGISci) Advising

Advisor and Program Director: Dr. Suzanne Wechsler
Phone: 562-985-2356
Office: Ph1-207
Fall 2020 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.