Academic Advising

Global Health students may send questions through the Virtual Advising Center (VAC), stop in during walk-in advising hours or schedule an appointment.


Global Health Walk-In Advising Hours

  • Week 1-10: Tuesdays and Thursdays - 8:30am - 11:30am
  • No Walk-In Hours during Finals Week - please email to make appt.
  • Location: Social Science Building, 2nd Floor - Anthropology Administration Office (Near the Supercomputer Center and RIMAC)

Academic advising at UC San Diego is shared by two sets of advisors - College and Major Advisors.

Your college advisor 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. Your Global Health Major Academic Advisor is available to provide advice and answers to questions about the Undergraduate Program in Global Health

Contacting your advisor:

  • Current GHP majors, minors and all other UCSD students: Please submit all questions via the VAC. An advisor will respond to you within 1-3 business days. 
  • Freshman and newly admitted transfer students: Please contact the Undergraduate Advisor via “Online Advising” at
  • Prospecitve Students: Please contact GHP advisor through email at

Schedule Appointment

To schedule an appointment outside of walk-in hours:

  • Email:
  • Include: Name, PID, Brief Description & 3 appointment times that work for you.
  • Possible appointment times: Monday - Thursday, 8:30a-11:30a, 1:00p-3:30p
  • Prior to your appointment please review the Major and Minor pages, as well as new student resources.

Career Advising

For Career Advising (including pre-med advising):  

Schedule an appointment with UCSD Career Services.

Review the Global Health Careers page.

Study Abroad Advising

1. Visit First Steps to get started.

2. Review the Global Health Study Abroad Page and International Options.

2. Schedule an appointment with Global Health Study Abroad Advisors in the Study Abroad UC San Diego Office.


Directions / Location

Social Science Building, 2nd Floor - Anthropology Administration Office (Near the Supercomputer Center and RIMAC)