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While the campus is currently operating remotely, we are still available to help.
If you have any questions for our advising staff, please contact us online:

We appreciate your flexibility, and we hope everyone stays healthy. If/when we are able to re-open in-person advising, we will update you.


Danica Chan Financial Manager Room 253, (858) 534-1163
Derrick Chin AP & Recruitment Coordinator Room 257, (858) 534-4618
Michael Gates IT Lead Room 259, (858) 534-3214
Alexandra Higgins Graduate Student Advisor Room 251, (858) 534-3217
Nancy Ho-Wu Management Services Officer Room 262, (858) 534-3216
Samantha Barlow Rolon Academic Personnel Analyst Room 255, (858) 534-3215
Alyssa Simons Student Affairs Coordinator Room 250, (858) 534-2739
Jesus Valencia Financial Assistant Room 252, (858) 534-8685

To contact Student Affairs Staff, please email the relevant program email below:

litgrad@ucsd.edu  PhD in Literature Program
mfawriting@ucsd.edu  MFA in Writing Program
litug@ucsd.edu  Undergrad Literature Program
religion@ucsd.edu  Undergrad Study of Religion Program

Other Helpful Email Addresses

Update - Undergraduate Office:
Please use the Virtual Advising Center to contact the Undergraduate Office for advising.

Graduate Office:

Department Chair: