History Advising

  • Have questions about the History major or minor? 
  • Considering changing your major to History? 
  • Trying to plan your college career or preparing for graduation?

Stop by an advisor’s office for drop-in advising, or email them directly if you would like to set up an appointment. 

The following faculty all serve as general advisors:

General Advisors Faculty
Instructor Office Phone Fall Office Hours
Abbott, Judith Stevenson 2070K (707) 664-2415  
Bittner, Stephen V. Stevenson 2070G (707) 664-2447  
Dodgen, Randall Stevenson 2070M (707) 664-2462  
Estes, Steve Stevenson 2070D (707) 664-2424  
Halavais, Mary Stevenson 2062 (707) 664-2489  
Jolly, Michelle Stevenson 2070E (707) 664-2461  
Kittelstrom, Amy Stevenson 2066 (707) 664-2327  
Noonan, Kathleen Stevenson 2070C (707) 664-2959  

 

Questions related to the following advising items should be addressed to the assigned advisor:

Specialized Advisiors
Faculty Advising Office Phone Fall Office Hours
Jolly, Michelle Department Chair Stevenson 2070E (707) 664-2461  
Noonan, Kathleen Graduate Advisor Stevenson 2070C (707) 664-2959  
Dodgen, Randall Internship Advisor Stevenson 2070M (707) 664-2462  
Kittelstrom, Amy History Journal Advisor Stevenson 2066 (707) 664-2327  
Abbott, Judith Honors Program Advisor Stevenson 2070K (707) 664-2415  

See outline of courses required under the Major in History

For general advising:

History Majors:

  1. Print out, and bring with you, a copy of your most recent transcript.
  2. Go to any advisor’s drop-in office hours or email them directly to set up an appointment.

Other Majors (including those considering a History major or minor):

  1. Go to any advisor’s drop-in office hours or e-mail them directly to set up an appointment.

To change your major:

  1. Obtain Change of Major form from Admissions and Records or the department office.
  2. Meet with any advisor and ask them to sign the form. (Go to their drop-in office hours or email them directly to set up an appointment.)
  3. Give the signed form to the department’s administrative coordinator and she will get the Department Chair’s signature and send it over to Admissions and Records.

To apply for graduation:

  1. Obtain the Graduation Application from Admissions and Records or the department.  (Spring of Junior year.)
  2. Complete the forms to the best of your ability.
  3. Meet with any advisor to go over the Graduation Application form and to sign off on it. (Go to their drop-in office hours or email them directly to set up an appointment.)
  4. Give the forms to the department’s administrative coordinator and she will get the Department Chair’s signature and send it over to Admissions and Records.

To obtain advisor, Chair, or Dean signatures on any other forms:

  1. Go to any advisor’s drop-in office hours or email them directly to set up an appointment. Have him/her sign your form.
  2. If the form requires the Department Chair and/or Dean’s signature/s, give the form to the department’s administrative coordinator.  The form will be forwarded to the Chair and/or the Dean, and sent over to Admissions and Records, unless you request to return and pick it up in our student pick-up box.