About Us

The Physical Sciences Student Affairs office provides a full range of academic counseling services to undergraduate students in Chemistry, Earth System Science, Environmental Science & Policy, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Physics and Physical Sciences Undeclared/Unaffiliated. In addition, the office is available for non-majors who need assistance with issues involving service and General Education courses in the Physical Sciences or who are interested in Physical Sciences programs. Students are not assigned to specific academic counselors and are free to see any available counselor or peer advisor (by appointment or on a walk-in basis) during the office's open hours. See office hours listed below.


Office Hours:  
Our office is open for Walk-Ins Monday - Thursday from 9:00am-11:45am and 1:00pm-3:45pm.

Course Planning Appointments:  
Appointments for course planning are available during Week 2 - Week 7 of each quarter.

General Advising Appointments:  
Physical Sciences Majors: Academic Advisors are available for general advising appointments Monday - Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm.

Non-Majors: Academic Advisors are available for general advising appointments Monday - Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm between Week 2 - Week 7 of each quarter. 

You may also contact us through email or chat with us on the ZotChat bubble!

Office Location:  
Physical Sciences Student Affairs  
UC Irvine | 134 Rowland Hall  
Irvine, CA 92697-4675  
(campus map)



Academic Advisors
David Van Vranken
Associate Dean, Professor
Don Williams
Director of Student Affairs
Mike Tawney
Assistant Director of Student Affairs
Stefanie Masuda
Academic Counselor
Bryan Reza
Academic Counselor
Jenise Shourds
Student Programs Specialist
EQI Administrative Assistant

Peer Academic Advisors

Email us at pssazot@uci.edu 
Make an appt with us at https://appointments.web.uci.edu/ and click on the Course Planning Calendar.


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