Academic Advising


All majors and intended majors are encouraged to meet with the Economics Undergraduate Advisors and/or with faculty members in planning their academic programs. The Economics Undergraduate Advisors sign and/or process all program change forms, double/simultaneous program plans, declaration of major petitions, etc.

Contact Information

Economics Peer Advisors:
Economics Undergraduate Advisors:


Located in 206 Evans Hall and 156 Dwinelle, the College advisors assist with academic program planning, college breadth requirements, and the general University degree requirements such as American Cultures, History and Institutions, etc. They are also familiar with the prerequisite courses for all College departments and will direct students to the appropriate major advisors. For information regarding College of Letters and Science requirements and general assistance, please call (510) 642-1483, e-mail or check their website.


Office of Financial Aid - 250 Sproul Hall, 642-6442

Student Learning Center (SLC) - 198 Cesar E. Chavez Student Center, 642-1069. As the primary academic support service for students at the University of California at Berkeley, the SLC assists students in transitioning to Cal; navigating the academic terrain; creating networks of resources; and achieving academic, personal and professional goals. Through various services including tutoring, study groups, workshops and courses, we support students in Biological and Physical Sciences, Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Statistics, Study Strategies and Writing. 

Click here for SLC - Economics.

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) - 119 Cesar E. Chavez Student Center, 642-7224.  The Educational Opporunity Program promotes the philosophy of providing students with guidance and resources to facilitate the attainment of their personal, academic and career goals. Our primary goal is to empower students from culturally diverse backgrounds to achieve academic excellence. Therefore, we make every effort to provide students with the information necessary to develop the skills required to succeed at Berkeley and beyond.

Disabled Students' Program (DSP) - 230 Cesar E. Chavez Student Center, 642-0518, (TTY/TDD - 642-6376). The Disabled Students' Program (DSP) is committed to ensuring that all students with disabilities have equal access to educational opportunities at UC Berkeley. We offer a wide range of services for students with disabilities. These services are individually designed, and based on the specific needs of each student as identified by our Disability Specialists.

Transfer, Re-Entry, and Student Parent Center - 105 Cesar E. Chavez Center, 643-8070. The Transfer, Re-entry, and Student Parent Center serves a diverse population of students and is dedicated to providing programs and services in support of the academic and personal success of transfer, re-entry, and student parents. As a supportive and inclusive community, the center is committed to increasing students access to and awareness of campus resources and enrichment opportunities. The center also promotes campus and community engagement and leadership development that enrich and support students' academic and professional goals. The Transfer, Re-entry, and Student Parent Center carries out the University commitment to access and equity for students and plays a key role in campus outreach and recruitment of transfer, re-entry, and student parents through participation in programs and events at Bay Area community colleges.

University Health Services (UHS) - 2222 Bancroft, Tang Center, 642-2000. University Health Services (UHS) at the Tang Center provides comprehensive medical care, counseling, health promotion, and public health services to Berkeley students and several other local institutions.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) - 3rd Floor Tang Center, 2222 Bancroft, 642-9494

Career Center - 2111 Bancroft, 642-1716. We prepare undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni to make informed decisions about their futures by providing comprehensive resources, programs, and counseling on career development, internships, employment, and graduate school. Faculty in the Department of Economics are also good sources of information regarding graduate programs in economics and business.

Additional listings of University offices are located in the General Catalog or can be found via the Berkeley website at