HDFS Undergraduate Advising
Human Development and Family Studies advising staff are here to help you get the most out of your studies.
- If you are unsure about who your adviser is, log in to RAMweb and click on ‘My Adviser(s)’ under the Registration heading.
- If you are a current HDFS or Early Childhood Education major or gerontology student and there is not an assigned adviser listed, please call the HDFS Advising Office.
- Please only schedule an appointment with your assigned adviser.
Undergraduate Drop-In Hours
First and Last Week of Classes
The first and last week of classes each semester are dedicated to extended drop-in advising hours to help students with scheduling issues for that semester or end of semester situations. Advisers offer drop-in hours throughout the day for the entire week. No appointment is needed, and students attend their assigned HDFS adviser’s drop-in times. Advisers will email extended drop-in schedules to their students and include them in their email signatures.
Regular Semester Schedule
The regular semester drop-in schedule begins the second week of classes. Drop-ins are offered virtually and in-person weekly Monday – Thursday for students who have quick questions (5-10 minutes) Drop-in advising is available to help students get quick questions (5-10 minutes) answered, forms signed, etc. No appointment is needed, and students can attend any of the available days/times. Please wait patiently in the waiting room.
- Mondays 3:30-4:30pm (Virtual, Zoom link)
- Wednesdays 5:00-6:15pm (Virtual, Zoom link)
- Thursdays 9:00-10:15am (In-person)
Regular drop-ins will also be held during finals week each semester. Students attending virtual drop-ins should use the Zoom link above to join, and those attending in-person can check-in with a Peer Advisor at the HDFS Advising Office in the Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB), Room A-116.
If you are looking for more information about an HDFS graduate degree please browse our Graduate Advising page. You can find information about our application process, faculty mentors, and application criteria.
Peer Mentoring Program
Meet faculty and staff who were also first-generation college students, like our very own CHHS Dean Lise Youngblade.