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Advising

Advisors are available to meet with current or prospective students interested in learning more about the Department of Economics. For the topics listed below, you can meet with the Undergraduate Program Coordinator or a Faculty Advisor.

Why should I meet with an advisor?

  • Declare an Economics Major
  • Declare an Economics Minor
  • Course Planning
  • Obtain a Major or Minor Release
  • Explore a PhD or Master's in Economics
  • Get Advice About Postgraduate Employment

**Students must speak with one of the faculty advisors for these bolded topics

Who Can I meet with?

If you cannot find any appointments with a faculty advisor, you can always reach out to econundergradoffice@umich.edu, or visit our Undergraduate Program Coordinator office hours (see below) for assistance! 

Undergraduate Program Coordinators

The Undergraduate Office is managed by the Undergraduate Program Coordinators, Olga Mustata and Kelsi Archibald. They also serve as staff advisors for the department. 

 

Olga Mustata
238A Lorch Hall
734-763-9242
omustata@umich.edu

Note: Olga is on leave over the Spring/Summer terms. For questions unanswered on our website, please contact econundergradoffice@umich.edu.  

Virtual Office Hours: Mondays & Thursdays, 2-3pm on Zoom

 

Kelsi Archibald
238B Lorch Hall
734-764-2414
kelsarch@umich.edu

Virtual Office Hours: Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30am on Zoom.

If you would like to attend Virtual Office Hours, please join the waiting room during the scheduled time. Once in the waiting room, students will be seen in the order they arrived (note: so long as you join before the scheduled end, our coordinators will see you, so please do not leave!).

Please note our Undergraduate Coordinators are unable to declare students during their office hours as it takes about 30 minutes to declare, however you can email econundergradoffice@umich.edu to make an appointment to declare the major/minor. 

New to Zoom? Check out Zoom's FAQ here!
Don't want to Zoom? Email econundergradoffice@umich.edu to schedule an appointment! 

How can Olga and Kelsi help? They are able to help with any advising issue with the exception of transfer credit evaluations (please make an advising appointment with one of the Faculty Advisors below for this service). 

Calling in to Virtual Office Hours

Dial by your location using the Meeting ID: 924 1941 6330

+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 204 272 7920 Canada
+1 438 809 7799 Canada
+1 587 328 1099 Canada
+1 647 374 4685 Canada
+1 647 558 0588 Canada
+1 778 907 2071 Canada

Find your local number: https://umich.zoom.us/u/a1bDRkpq

Economics Faculty Advisors

Asenka Asenova
Lecturer III
216 Lorch Hall
phone: 734-764-2978
asenovaa@umich.edu

Ed Cho
Lecturer IV
166 Lorch Hall
734-764-2381
edcho@umich.edu

Nick Montgomery
Lecturer III
M109 Lorch Hall
734-936-2745
nmontgom@umich.edu

Chris Proulx
Lecturer IV
M107 Lorch Hall**
734-763-9334
rabbit@umich.edu

Dongni Wan
Lecturer III
M106 Lorch Hall**
734-764-5995
dwanc@umich.edu

Ronald Caldwell
Lecturer IV
158 Lorch Hall
734-936-1025
rccald@umich.edu

Mitchell Dudley
Lecturer IV
162 Lorch Hall
734-936-1026
mrdudley@umich.edu

Adam Stevenson
Lecturer IV
154 Lorch Hall
734-615-8156
adamstev@umich.edu

Ben Zamzow
Lecturer III
M108 Lorch Hall**
734-647-5607
zamzow@umich.edu

Oleg Zamulin
Lecturer III
M112 Lorch Hall
734-764-2968
ozamulin@umich.edu

**Offices with an "M" before the number are on the Mezzanine level of Lorch Hall. The easiest way to find them is to take the elevator to level "M."

 

Also: No student should be enrolled in an economics course that is officially scheduled to meet at the same time as (or that overlaps in time with) any other course on the student’s schedule. The department does not expect its faculty to accommodate such conflicts, and it will not encourage them to do so.

Undergraduate advising is offered by many units on campus. For general advice from orientation through graduation, regardless of your major or minor, contact the Newnan Academic Advising Center. For students seeking postgraduate employment, contact the Career Center. Lastly, the LSA Opportunity Hub is a College of LSA initiative dedicated to pairing the broad and valuable skills of a liberal arts education with real-life experience, strategic advising, and the benefit of connecting with employers and alumni.