Undergraduate Student Advising

Undergraduate Student Advising

Undergraduate Student Advising

The Department of History Advising Office located at 4451 Friedmann Hall is supervised by Dr. James Cousins, the Director of Undergraduate Studies, and is staffed by either the Director or other faculty members.

Advising Procedure for History Majors

Undergraduate History majors and minors are strongly encouraged to make an appointment to see an adviser for all questions, general and specific. Though appointments are not required, those with appointments will receive priority.

Fall 2015 Advising Hours:

Undergraduate Advising Hours
Dr. Cousins will have limited in-office availability during the Fall semester. He is available via email (james.cousins@wmich.edu) and by appointment only during this time.  

Drs. Coryell and Yoshida will be available for walk-in advising on the following days and times:
Tuesdays: 1-3 (Dr. Coryell)
Wednesdays: 11-12 (Dr. Yoshida)

Additionally, History and public history majors and minors may also meet with Emily Beard or Kerrie Harvey in the College of Arts and Sciences advising center located in room 2318 of Friedmann Hall.  Walk-in advising hours are Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:15 to 11:15 a.m. and Tuesdays from 10 to 11:15 a.m. You may also schedule an appointment through the CAS advising website: http://wmich.edu/arts-sciences/advising.

Secondary Education Social Studies and History majors and minors should meet with Derek Andree or Shannon Myers in the College of Education advising center located in 2421 Sangren Hall.  Walk-in advising hours are Tuesday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. You may also schedule an appointment through the COE advising website: https://wmich.edu/education/advising.

Please direct your advising inquiries to james.cousins@wmich.edu.

Department of History Advising Office


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Department of History
4301 Friedmann Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5334 USA
(269) 387-4650 | (269) 387-4651 Fax