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NOTE: Current or future School of Humanities majors with quick questions may email a School of Humanities Academic Counselor.  For urgent matters or in-depth questions, please schedule an appointment or stop by during walk-in advising hours. 
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Department Location

Office of Undergraduate Study
University of California, Irvine
143 Humanities Instructional Building (HIB)
Irvine, CA 92697-3380
(949) 824-5132

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Counseling Staff


Brittney Pinney, Director of Undergraduate Study


Whitney Young, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Study


Lisa Payne-Miller, Academic Counselor, Peer Mentor Program Coordinator


Ashlee Walker, Academic Counselor


Malinda Pang, Academic Counselor


Janelle Persinger, Front Desk Coordinator, Office Manager


Peer Academic Advisors

Peer Academic Advisors are highly trained upper-division students in the School of Humanities who can help you with choosing a major, planning your class schedule, understanding your degree requirements and more.

2017-18 Peer Academic Advisors
(Left to Right)
Tenzo Chang (Film & Media Studies and Criminology, Law & Society)
Maribel Valentin (English and Criminology, Law & Society)
Jaimie Joo (Art History)
Nina Marie Federizo (English)