Welcome! This collection of documents is designed to help prospective Undergraduate students learn about the programs in our Department. These documents include general information, suggested preparation, an outline of each program offered, and lists of course offerings.

Guide to Our Majors

What Type of Advising Do You Need?

  • General Major Advising
  • Change of Major Petitions
  • Suggested Plans of Study
  • Waitlist Information
  • Major Progress Checks
  • Class Registration
  • Advice from Peers in Math Majors

Walk-In Advising

Use QLESS to secure a spot in line for in-person advising
Monday-Friday 9am-12pm & 1-4pm (Wednesdays start at 10:15am)

  • Advice on Complex Academic Issues 
  • Petitions other than Change of Major
  • Taking Graduate Level Courses
  • Graduation Checks 
  • Questions about Campus Resources 
  • EAP Major Advising 

Advisor Appointment 

Use SHORELINE to schedule an appointment
30-minute in-person or zoom meeting

  • Choosing Major Electives
  • Graduate School Information
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities
  • Careers in the Mathematics Field

Faculty Advising

Fedya Manin (Pure Math)- Tuesday 2:30-3:30pm; Drop-in South Hall 6718
Sui Tang (Applied Math)- Thursday 1-2pm; Schedule Zoom Meeting

Contact Information

Send General Questions To: 


Undergraduate Student Advisor
Danielle Nagy
Voice: (805) 893-4079

Undergraduate Program Assistant
Rachel Zaragoza
Voice: (805) 893-5306

Undergraduate Peer Advisors
Email: peeradvisor@math.ucsb.edu