Undergraduate Advising

We strongly encourage all of our students to meet with with a History undergraduate advisor. Our advisors are available to consult with you by email, phone, or videoconference. In-person advising appointments are also available in 701 Pray-Harrold. Please email [email protected] to ask a question or schedule a consultation.

An advisor can:

  • Advise you on course selection
  • Help you apply courses to your major or minor
  • Assist you with transferring credits
  • Help you use u.achieve and my.emich
  • Give advice on graduate school and careers
  • Introduce you to faculty mentors


Charles Calcaterra (History, Religious Studies, and Area Studies)

Undergraduate Advisor

Charles Calcaterra

701-U Pray-Harrold

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am to 12:30pm


[email protected]

Hannah Doty (History, Religious Studies, and Area Studies)

Undergraduate Advisor

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701-U Pray-Harrold

Mondays and Wednesdays, 

11:00am to 1:30pm


[email protected]

Dr. Amanda Maher (Secondary Social Studies Education)

Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Secondary Social Studies Education Programs

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701-P Pray-Harrold

Mondays and Tuesdays,

9:30am to 11:30am


[email protected] 


  • History courses taught in summer semesters

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    Every summer we offer several undergraduate courses in both the May-June and July-August terms. Most of our summer offerings are online.

    We usually offer one or two classes in each of the humanities, social science, global awareness, and US diversity general education categories.

    We usually offer one or two classes in each of areas A, B and C.

    In addition to the above, we also offer travel classes, and students may arrange to take Independent Study or Internship classes.

    We do not offer HIST 300W, HIST/GEOG 311, HIST 416, HIST 481, or HIST 490W in the summer.

  • Course rotation

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    To see how frequently a course is offered, check the "Course rotation" field in the Catalog for that course. If you have any questions, please ask an advisor.

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