Academic Advising

Academic advising is a major part of your educational experience here at UCSB. As a Physics major you are provided with a team of department experts so take advantage of us!

Staff Academic Advisors

We to provide you with administrative support such as Degree Audits, Physics course clearance, Physics Major Petitions, and General Physics Questions.

If you have general Physics questions or need help figuring out who to contact email us at For more in depth information you can schedule an individual appointment.

Faculty Advisors

We also have a network of five undergraduate faculty advisors who are assigned to a specific class level. They are available to help with career planning, course articulation, graduate school advice, research information.

Class Level Faculty Advisor
Freshman Omer Blaes
Sophomore Harry Nelson
Junior Cenke Xu
Senior Sagar Vijay
Transfer Student Dirk Bouwmeester

 Schedule an Appointment

You can schedule an appointment with an individual advisor or check the faculty advisors’ calendar of availability.

Staff Advisors


In Person     Virtual


In Person     Virtual


Faculty Advisor Calendar

 Office Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00am - Noon and 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtually and in person.


 Academic Advisors

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