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Academic Advising Unit Information



The History Counseling team provides academic counseling for History students and prospective students, and career counseling for History students. All History counselors work on a hybrid schedule, offering students the flexibility to meet in person and remotely. Please see our schedule below for our updated counseling hours.


Academic Counseling

In Person drop-in sessions are held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-4:00pm in the Undergraduate Counseling offices on the 6th floor of Bunche Hall (6290 Bunche on Tuesdays; 6286 on Thursdays).


Remote drop-in sessions are held Mondays, 2:00-4:00pm and Fridays, 10:00am-12:00pm. Zoom link: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/95083762475?pwd=T3RMQ0MxMVA2bTEwVW5uajBKK0huZz09

Meeting ID: 950 8376 2475

Passcode: 003057

Email Inquiries

Please send all inquiries to undergrad@history.ucla, and provide your name and UID. Given staffing shortages, email turnaround times may take 4-5 business days, though we strive to provide students information as soon as we can.

Submitting Documents

Our department is only accepting electronic copies of all student documentation, not paper copies. To submit any departmental documents - course substitution petitions, Honors thesis, completed College petitions requiring departmental signatures, etc - attach the completed documents to an email that includes your full name and UID, and email to undergrad@history.ucla.edu.

General Deadlines

All History contracts for Contract Courses are due Friday of week 1 of the given course term. Contracts must be completed in full, accurately, and emailed to undergrad@history.ucla.edu.

Major/minor declarations are processed during weeks 4-10 of each quarter.

Additionally, you may be able to find the answer to your question under our Academic FAQs: https://history.ucla.edu/academics/undergraduate/frequently-asked-questions

Please click here to access the UCLA Student Resources Quick Glance Sheet. For any questions not related to the History major and/or department, please contact your main College of Letters & Science Counseling Unit: College and School Advising Offices