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Prospective students interested in learning more about or declaring a major or minor in PitE must either attend an Information Session or Open Peer Advising.

Schedule an Information Session, Dates & Times

Fall 2021

Monday, September 20th: 5:00-6:00 pm

Tuesday, October 5th: 4:00-5:00 pm

Thursday, October 21st: 4:30-5:30 pm

Wednesday, November 3rd: 5:00-6:00 pm

Tuesday, November 16th: 4:30-5:30 pm

Wednesday, December 1st: 4:00-5:00 pm

Schedule an Information Session

Peer Advisors

Allison Engkvist

Allison is from Saddle River, NJ and is a double major in Environment and Spanish. She is an avid photographer and is the Managing Photo Editor at the Michigan Daily. Last summer, she took a class at Camp Davis and studied fossil fuels and sustainable energy sources. She is interested in specializing in urban planning.

Emma McKillip

Emma is from the South Suburbs of Chicago and is a double major in Environment and Women's and Gender Studies. She is very interested in sustainable food systems and is involved with Friends of the Campus Farm. In her free time, Emma loves hiking, crocheting, and caring for her many houseplants.

Natalie Lyijynen

Natalie is from Bloomfield Hills, MI, and is a double major in Environment and Biology, Health, and Society. She is interested in vegan cooking, sustainable agriculture and is specializing in environmental law. This summer, Natalie will be interning with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Arctic & Northern Studies Program.                                                                                          

Peer Advising

Peer advising will be offered both remotely (through this zoom link) and in the Dana building. Check the schedule below to see the Peer Advisors' open hours.

Declared Students

Students that have declared the PitE Major or a PitE Minor can make an appointment with a PitE Academic Advisor. Students shoud make an appointment for advising on:

  • Course Planning
  • Program Requirements
  • PitE Practical Experience
  • Specializations (for majors)
  • PitE Honors Program
  • Major/Minor releases
  • PitE Club
  • Internships

Jaime Langdon

Jaime is from Flint, MI and has worked at the University of Michigan for over fourteen years with twelve years of experience advising undergraduate students.  This is her tenth year in PitE. Her academic interests are in the social sciences, including history, politics and policy, environmental studies, and women's studies.

Chris Pozza

Chris is from Ann Arbor, MI and has worked at the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin in undergraduate admissions and student services. He is interested in sustainable foods and cooking as well as improving bike infrastructure to increase recreational riders and commuters.