Undergraduate Economics Program

The Department of Economics is home to over 900 undergraduate students.  Economics majors can enroll in a broad array of economics courses, ranging from economic history to advanced macroeconomics.  Students are encouraged to study abroad, participate in research, and take advantage of the many opportunities Berkeley has to offer.

ECONOMICS UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SERVICES

The Economics Undergraduate Student Services Office is located in 539 Evans Hall. Advisors are there to assist you with schedule planning, declaring the major, making the most out of Berkeley resources, students experiencing academic difficulty, research and honors, and much more!

Drop-in hours

Fall and Spring: Professional advisors and peer advisors are available during drop-in hours, Monday - Friday from 10am - 4pm in 539 Evans Hall.  Please make an appointment to guarantee professional advisor availability.  Please note some advising topics require an appointment.  These include double/triple major or simultaneous degree paperwork, and EAP academic program planning paperwork.

 
Appointments
 

Appointments are available for declared Economics majors or students who have an active application on file with the Economics Department (not the University application).  Guaranteed advisor availability (and skip the line!).  Please note some advising topics require an appointment.  These include double/triple major or simultaneous degree paperwork, and EAP academic program planning paperwork.  For students outside the Bay Area, appointments are also available via Skype.

 

Economics announcements (E-newsletter)

Every Monday morning during the academic year, all declared Economics majors receive an email that includes pertinent departmental information, events of interest, internship information, etc.  If you are a declared Economics major and are not receiving the weekly announcement, please contact the Economics Undergraduate Student Services office at ugrad@econ.berkeley.edu.

If you would like to submit an item for the announcement, please see our submission instructions.

Email

Ginnie Sadil and Christina Yasi, the undergraduate advisors, can be reached at ugrad@econ.berkeley.edu

The Economics peer advisors can be reached at peers@econ.berkeley.edu during the regular academic year.

Skype

Please see "appointments" above.

Twitter

For updates and annoucements, follow us @econatcal

Faculty/GSI information

Faculty mailboxes, faculty and GSI office hours and office room numbers are available at the Department Office, 530 Evans Hall and on the Economics website. Updated information is also available from the online schedule of classes, http://schedule.berkeley.edu/