Advising Appointment Update

In alignment with the campus directives regarding precautions surrounding COVID-19, the Voorhies Administrative Advising offices are now physically closed. Our Advisors remain available and will be offering academic advising appointments to students through phone and email. Should you schedule an appointment, please follow the following directions:

If your appointment is with Lynda Jones, please call her at (530) 752-7646 during the scheduled appointment time.

If your appointment is with Francis David, Francis will contact you in advance of your appointment with directions concerning the appointment.

Major Advising

Lynda Jones, Undergraduate Counselor
177 Voorhies Hall (not in office for Spring Quarter)
(530) 752-7646
M-F 8:00-12:00, 1:00-5:00                      Appointments Available!

Francis David, Undergraduate Counselor
179 Voorhies Hall (not in office for Spring Quarter)
(530) 752-8312 (Voicemail @ this # is regularly monitored)

M-Th 8:30-1:30                                      Appointments Available!


Peer Advisors  - Room 176 Voorhies

Abby McCormick

Working remotely for the duration of Spring Quarter

Please email with any questions and/or to set up an appointment.


Mandatory Advising

All 2nd & 4th year students, along with 1st & 2nd year transfer students are required to meet with a Major Advisor.  Holds will be released once the student has met with the Advisor.  Students are encouraged to make an appointment.

Please read over and familiarize yourselves with the following documents prior to your meeting with the Major Adviser:

Academic Advising Syllabus for English.pdf

Quick Resource PDF.pdf

Students are encouraged to visit our Year At a Glance page, to view a complete list of course offerings for the 2019-2020 year. All upper division courses also note which category the courses satisfy toward our Major Requirements.


English Major 3 Year Study Plan (Sample)

Upper Division Writing Requirement
All students must meet the Upper Division Writing Requirement by coursework, or by exam. See links below for the UWP upper division courses and composition exam that may satisfy this requirement.


Upper Division Composition Exam

UWP Upper Division Courses


Resources & Advising

Counseling Services
Provides individual and group counseling
219 North Hall

Letters and Science Dean’s Office
Provides trained academic counselors
200 Social Science Bldg.

Student Academic Success Center
Tutoring, Pre-Graduate Advising, Retention, et al
Dutton Hall, North Hall, & EOP Building

Internship & Career Center (ICC)
Career Advising, Internship and Job Opportunities,
Professional Workshops, et al
South Hall


Listings of Resources

Diversity Resources

UC Davis Student Resources Page

OASIS Forms - Links

Change of Major

Please note that students must see one of the Undergraduate Advisors in the Department, prior to submitting on-line Change of Major form.

Minor Declaration

Create an Academic Plan!