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Academic Advising

 The International Studies Program is located in the Robinson Building Complex, Building 3 - in the northwest corner of the UC San Diego campus. For directions to our location, please see this map.

Walk-in Advising

Walk-in advising is designed to help students with general questions or concerns on a first-come, first-served basis. In these 10-15 minute sessions, we can help you with: overview of major/minor requirements, degree audit, current quarter planning and scheduling, academic form review and submission (i.e. Study Abroad, petitions, etc.)

Walk-in Advising Hours

Tuesday - Thursday 

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Location: ISP Advising Offices in Robinson Building Complex, Building 3 (downstairs)

Students must sign in at front desk at least 10 minutes before walk-in advising ends in order to see an advisor.

BA/MIA Advising:    Mondays & Fridays 9:00 - 11:00 am & 1:00 - 3:00 pm

BA/MIA Advising will be closed on Friday, April 5.

Advising Appointments

Schedule a 30-minute advising appointment for questions or concerns that may require more in-depth advising, such as: 

  • Long-term course planning
  • Academic form review (i.e. Double major, maximum unit, readmission, financial aid, etc.); please have your form filled out prior to your advising appointment
  • Planning for BA/MIA or Honors program

Advising Appointment Hours

Tuesday - Thursday

9:00-11:00 a.m. & 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Location: ISP Advising Offices in Robinson Building Complex, Building 3 (downstairs)

BA/MIA Advising:    Mondays and Fridays 9:00 - 11:00 am & 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Limited appointments available during Week 1 and 2.

How to Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please email with the following information:

  • Full name, PID, Phone Number
  • Major Information (Disciplinary Focus)
  • A brief description of what you would like to discuss during the appointment
  • Three appointment dates and times that work for you (selected from the time slots listed above)

Please note, advising appointments must be scheduled at least one week in advance. All appointments last for 30 minutes.  Due to the high demand for appointments, students who need to cancel/reschedule their appointment must give ISP at least 24 hours notice.

Virtual Advising Center (VAC):

For enrollment and academic questions, please use the Virtual Advising Center (VAC). Questions directed through the VAC will be answered within 24-48 hours.


Advising Staff

Intake Advisor

Name: Eileen Mehrabian
Phone: (858) 822-5299
Location: Robinson Building Complex, Building 3, Room 3137

Program Coordinator/Academic Advisor

Name: Erin Morey
Phone: (858) 822-5298
Location: Robinson Building Complex, Building 3, Room 3135

Program Coordinator/Academic Advisor

Name: Justin Thayer
Phone: (858) 534-3432
Location: Robinson Building Complex, Building 3, Room 3136

Director of Academic Degree Programs at GPS

Name: Nancy Gilson
Phone: (858) 534-7496
Location: Robinson Building Complex, Building 3

Director of International Studies Program

Name: Clark Gibson
Phone: (858) 822-5140
Location: Social Sciences Building, Room 386

College Advisors

Your college advisors will provide you with general academic support, assist you with questions that you may have regarding college general education requirements, university requirements, IGETC and TAG, writing courses, graduation, and policy questions.

College Advising phone Student Affairs phone Location
Revelle College (858) 534-3490 (858) 534-3493 Revelle Provost's Office
Muir College (858) 534-3580 (858) 534-3587 Humanities & Social Science Bldg. 2126
Thurgood Marshall College (858) 534-4110 (858) 534-4390 Thurgood Marshall College Administration 104
Warren College (858) 534-4350 (858) 534-4731 Computer Science and Engineering Building (EBU3), 1st floor
Eleanor Roosevelt College (858) 534-9864 (858) 534-2237 Eleanor Roosevelt Administration Building, 3rd Floor
Sixth College (858) 822-5955 (858) 822-5953 Pepper Canyon Hall, 2nd Floor