Undergraduate Advising

Due to the Covid-campus closure all advising during Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 quarters is being done via phone, email, or Zoom appointment.  Please feel free to call, email us or schedule a Zoom meeting via the links below.

Please note the following upcoming adjustments to our schedule:

  • Closed on September 6th in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
  • July 12th-September 12th:  Summer Advising Hours- Mondays/Tuesdays: 12:30-4:30pm; Wednesdays/Thursdays: 12:00-4:00pm. EMAIL or phone ONLY. Will resume Zoom advising on Tuesday & Thursday afternoons beginning June 29th.





 Email: Advising@polsci.ucsb.edu or phone 805/893-4192



 Email: Advising@polsci.ucsb.edu, phone 805/893-4192 or schedule a Zoom meeting



 Email: Advising@polsci.ucsb.edu or phone 805/893-4192



Email: Advising@polsci.ucsb.edu, phone 805/893-4192 or schedule a Zoom meeting 




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If you have advising questions, please email us at advising@polsci.ucsb.edu.

We typically respond within the same business day (excluding weekends, holidays and academic breaks).

Advising Office
3838 Ellison Hall


Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Alison G. Keleher, Ph.D.
By appointment only (please contact the Advising Office to schedule an appointment)

Meet the Advisors

Madison Tillner

Madison is a fourth year Political Science and Sociology double-major.  In addition to being a Peer Advisor and working for the UCSB Disabled Students Program, Madison is President of the Panhellenic Council, the governing body for all nine Panhellenic Sororities at UCSB made up of around 1300 members.  After completing her Senior Thesis this year, she plans to attend law school and hopes to work for the government or a non-profit after obtaining her law degree.

Alexandra Perez

Alexandra is a third-year senior Political Science and History of Public Policy and Law double-major.  Her pronouns are she/her/hers.  She is involved on campus as the ACQUIRE Chair for the Office of the External Vice President of Statewide Affairs and is the Co-Chair for Womxn's Commission.  In her free time, she enjoys singing, advocating for social justice, and taking care of her plants!  Alexandra plans to take a gap year to move to DC after graduating this year and gain experience before she goes to law school.