Academic Advising

Online Advising

Anyone can submit questions to the MATS Graduate Student Advising email: (specify MATS MS or PHD in your subject line for a timely response)

For matters or questions pertaining to financial support, please email:


Until further notice:

Graduate Advising (first come first served) Students may attend advising one at a time and will be held in a waiting room until admitted by a Graduate Coordinator. In order to help as many Students as possible during these open sessions each Student will have a maximum time allowed of 10 minutes (have your questions prepared)

Students can attend *first come, first served Advising via Zoom during the following times:

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8:30am - 9:30am PST

^ Open Advising Sessions are held when possible and can be canceled without notice

If your questions/concerns/comments will take longer than 10 minutes please schedule an advising appointment separately using this form.

(Please make appointment requests for at least 2 to 3 business days later than the date of your request. Requests for same-day appointments cannot be accommodated)


In-person Advising

If you want to meet in person please make this clear in your appointment request form submission. Limited in-person advising is available (by appointment only) on campus @ the MATS Student Affairs offices in EBU2.

All UCSD campus guidelines for in-person meetings are in force while @ EBU2. Please see: for more information about current guidelines and restrictions.