POLS Academic Advising

Advisor Information

Suzanne Waterman
Office: Oak 409B
860-486-0462
suzanne.waterman@uconn.edu

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Walk In Hours
Monday: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Tuesday: 2:00pm – 3:00pm*cancelled 12/3
Wednesday: 9:30am – 10:30am
Thursday: 10:30am – 11:30am
Friday: 10:30am – 11:30am
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Walk-ins are for quick questions only – for anything else please make an appointment:
Appointments can be made in Nexus (www.nexus.uconn.edu)
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Contact Regarding:

  • General Education requirements
  • Major requirements
  • Course planning
  • Registration questions
  • Transfer credit re-evaluations – please fill out the following form: http://polisci.uconn.edu/undergraduate/advising/transfer-credit-evaluation-form/
  • Education Abroad course alignment
  • Academic support
  • Educational opportunities
  • Career and graduate school plans
  • Crime and Justice Minor questions
  • Honors Advising

Important Dates

Fall 2019

  • Monday, August 26: Fall semester begins
  • Monday, September 2: Labor Day – no classes
  • Wednesday, September 4: Involvement Fair, 2pm – 7pm, Fairfield Way
  • Monday, September 9: Last day of add/drop in Student Administration
  • Wednesday, September 11: POLS Welcome Reception, 4pm, Oak 408
  • Wednesday, September 18: Education Abroad Information Session for POLS majors, 12:30pm, Oak 110
  • Friday, September 20: Final plans of study due (December graduates only)
  • Wednesday, September 25: Fall Career Fair, 11am – 3pm, Gampel Pavilion
  • Monday, October 21: Winter and Spring 2020 registration opens
  • Monday, October 28: Last day to drop a course for fall (for a “W” grade)
  • November 24 – 30: Thanksgiving Break
  • Friday, December 6: Last day of Fall classes
  • December 9 – 15: Finals

Political Science Links

Useful Websites