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For questions regarding math courses, or majors or minors offered through the math department, the advisors below will be glad to help during the hours indicated. Many common questions about mathematics courses are addressed in the Course Advising pages.

Math majors should consult the Mathematics Major pages for answers to many of their questions.

For questions concerning General Education, Gordon Rule, foreign language requirements, CLAS Distribution requirements, or any other academic requirements not specific to math majors or minors, please consult CLAS advisors at the Academic Advising Center.

 

Summer 2020 Advising

Summer 2020 advising will resume after the summer break (6/22-7/3)

Summer 2020 (July 6-August 14) Advising Hours in Zoom Conferences (you have to join the meeting using your @ufl.edu account):

Wednesdays: 11-noon and Thursdays: noon-1pm:  Zoom meeting link 

For questions  please email undergraduatecoordinator@math.ufl.edu using your @ufl.edu email address, and include your UF ID.

 

Please consult the Frequent Asked Questions and Answers section below before contacting me. 

Frequent Advising Issues and Solutions

Q:  I have a hold on my account.  Can you clear it?

A:  No, I cannot clear holds of any kind.  If it is an academic hold, you will need to speak with a CLAS advisor.  You should visit https://www.advising.ufl.edu/ and follow the directions for Current University of Florida Students.  If it is another kind of hold, you should contact the specific department listed in the description of the hold and ask for their assistance.

Q:  I have questions about gen eds, foreign language, excess hours, AP/IB credit, etc.  Where do I go?

A:  These questions need to go through CLAS advising.  You should visit https://www.advising.ufl.edu/ and follow the directions for Current University of Florida Students.

Q:  I have a petition/add major/change of major/study abroad/other form to be signed.  What do I do?

A: Please send an email from your @ufl.edu email to undergraduatecoordinator@math.ufl.edu and attach the completed form, personal statement and graduation plan (for a petition or major change), and describe any information important for me to know about the petition/form in your email.  Please remember to include your UF ID and phone number in case I need clarifications. I will sign electronically and return the form to you via email.

Q:  I don’t know what courses to take for summer/fall/ the next few semesters.  Can you help me figure it out? 

A: To get started, please consult the math advising pages for course recommendations/requirements, etc. You should also refer to your degree audit in ONE.UF-to see which courses you have remaining for graduation-and review the sample model semester plan for your track: Mathematics BA or  Mathematics BS for what courses you need to take next.   You can click on the links for any courses in that list to see descriptions and prerequisites. Then go to the online schedule of courses (see https://one.ufl.edu/soc/) and start making your schedule.  If you’ve checked all of these pages and still don’t know what to do, send me an email and I will try to help.

Q:  I cannot find the list of approved electives for the mathematics BA/BS.

A: Click on the sample model semester plan for your track: Mathematics BA or  Mathematics BS,  then scroll down for the list of approved electives for both degrees.

Q: I would like to add a math minor and I have questions about the process/requirements/selection of courses, etc.

 A: You can find information about the math minor here: https://catalog.ufl.edu/UGRD/colleges-schools/UGLAS/MAT_UMN/ . To add/cancel a math minor, complete the application and see a  CLAS advisor.  You should visit https://www.advising.ufl.edu/ and follow the directions for Current University of Florida Students.

Q: Can I leave a voicemail on the phone?

A: Please use email as it is will be faster and easier for me to respond. Moreover, I will be working remotely during this period and I will not be able to check my office voicemail often.