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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?

Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Olga Mustata
238A Lorch Hall
734-763-9242
omustata@umich.edu
Office Hours: Mondays & Thursdays, 2-3pm

During Fall/Winter terms, the Undergraduate Office is managed by the Undergraduate Program Coordinator. 

Olga holds weekly walk-in office hours on Mondays and Thursdays from 2-3pm in 238 Lorch Hall. Olga is able to help with any advising issue with the exception of transfer credit evaluations (please make an advising appointment with one of the Fadulty Advisors below for this service). Please note Olga is unable to declare students during her office hours (as it takes about 1/2 an hour to declare), however you can email her directly to make an appointment to declare the major/minor. 

Olga is on leave over the Spring/Summer terms. For those questions unanswered on our website, assistance is available over the Spring/Summer term by contacting econundergradoffice@umich.edu. Emails received will be responded to on a weekly basis. 

Economics Faculty Advisors

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

Stan Sedo
Lecturer IV
371 Lorch Hall
734-763-5319
sasedo@umich.edu

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

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

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

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

Please Note:

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

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.