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Meet With Your Advisor

IMPORTANT: Virtual appointments are now available for students. Please visit the Advisor Appointments page to schedule a meeting with your academic advisor.

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SSHA Academic Advising is located on the second floor of the Classroom & Office Building (COB) at UC Merced in Room 204. Our office is open on the following dates and times to assist students, but advisors are only available during scheduled advising walk-in hours or appointments.

  • Monday - Thursday 9am-12pm; 1pm-4pm
  • Friday 9am-11am; 1pm-4pm

To schedule an appointment with your SSHA Academic Advisor click here.

To view SSHA Advising walk-in hours click here.

SSHA Academic Advisor Assignments*

*Note: Advising assignments depicted below are for non-first year SSHA students. All first-year students are advised within the Bobcat Advising Center.
Advisor Advisor to student majoring/minoring in:
Brenda Maldonado-Rosas History major/minor, Critical Race & Ethnic Studies major, Undeclared SSHA
Carolyn Barranco Psychology major/minor, Global Arts Studies Program major/minor, Writing/Writing Studies minor
Vacant - Temporary adivising assignments noted below Economics major/minor, Management & Business Economics major/minor, Anthropology major/minor, Community Research and Service minor, World Heritage minor
Kitsya Macias

Political Science major/minor, Sociology major/minor

Temporary: Anthropology major/minor, Economics major/minor, Community Research and Service minor, World Heritage minor

Kou Her

All SSHA Transfer students, Cognitive Science major/minor, Philosophy major/minor

Temporary: Management & Business Economics major/minor (Last name A-L)

Lauren Brackett

English major/minor, Spanish major/minor, Public Health major/minor, American Studies minor, Chicano/a Studies minor

Temporary: Management & Business Economics major/minor (Last name M-Z)


SSHA Academic Advisors Contact Information

Brenda Maldonado-Rosas

Manager of Student Services, Lead Advisor

Phone: (209) 228-2366 | Fax: (209) 228-4007

Kitsya Macias

Phone: (209) 228-7962 | Fax: (209) 228-4007

Kou Her

Phone: (209) 228-3028 | Fax: (209) 228-4007

Lauren Brackett

Phone: (209) 228-3029 | Fax: (209) 228-4007

Carolyn Barranco

Phone: (209) 228-4105 | Fax: (209) 228-4007

Assistant Dean

Megan Topete

Assistant Dean, Student and Instructional Services

Associate Dean

Anne Zanzucchi

Associate Dean, Student Services and Academics