Undergraduate Advising

Due to the Covid-campus closure all advising during 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:

  • The schedule below is effective 9/17/21 through 9/3/21
  • Please note the following holiday closures during Fall quarter:  November 11, November 24-26.




8:00am-Noon,  3:00-6:00pm

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



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


8:00am-Noon,  2:00-6:00pm

 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

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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

Abigail Boaitey

Abigail is a fourth-year Political Science and History double-major. She is on the A.S. executive boards for The Student Commission on Racial Equity and The Black Women's Health Collaborative. She is a member of Phi Alpha Delta, the professional law fraternity on campus. After graduating, Abigail hopes to spend a year working in an underserved community before going to school for her PsyD in Clinical Psychology. 


Devin Anderson

Devin is a third-year Political Science major with an interest in international relations and human rights. He intends on pursuing an International Relations graduate degree to explore career opportunities in diplomacy, specifically tackling the challenges of refugee resettlement. In his free time, Devin frequently spends quality time in nature and puts his green-thumb to work. After graduating, he plans on traveling abroad to explore and visit universities.