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ADVISING

In ARHU we inspire and challenge you to BE WORLDWISE in every sense of the word. Open yourself to stimulating courses and many other opportunities that help you appreciate human experience, thought, expression and creativity.

ARHU advisors will help you navigate your college journey so you can discover your passion, develop your academic plan and infuse your UMD experience with study abroad, internships, engaged research with faculty and career explorations. 

Every ARHU student is required to participate in college and departmental advising. 

Meet With an Advisor to:

Declare a Major

  1. Contact and meet with the departmental/major advisor to discuss major and begin academic plan.
  2. Complete the Foreign Language Placement Assessment (FLPA) 
  3. Schedule an appointment with an ARHU advisor (click here) or by calling 301-405-2108 to complete your change of major. Bring your signed Academic Plan Checklist to your appointment .

Mandatory/General Advising

Schedule an appointment to have your registration block lifted or to meet with an advisor for general questions.

Study Abroad Advising/Course approval

Schedule an appointment to get final approval of your SACA (Study Abroad Course Approval) Form

  • Form must be obtained from Education Abroad and signed by your major advisor prior to your appointment with Arts and Humanities
  • Students seeking approval to complete the Global Engagement Requirement abroad should schedule to meet with Paula Nadler specifically.
  • GenEd course evaluations must be requested through the corresponding UMD department(s) for the course(s).

Probation/Dismissal Advising

Schedule an appointment to meet with Tanesha Leathers to complete advising for registration if you are on academic probation or academic dismissal

Athlete Advising (new and current ARHU athletes)

Schedule an appointment with Amanda Bachert for Athlete Advising

Credit Limit overrides

Schedule an appointment to request permission to register for up to 20 credits before the first day of classes if:

  • you are a Music, Theatre or Dance major
  • you are graduating in the upcoming semester
  • registration for your fifth course will cause you to exceed 16 credits

Please note that on the first day of classes the credit limit is automatically increased from 16 to 20 credits.

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Hours & Scheduling

Walk-in advising hours and appointments. 
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Declare A Major

To add or declare an ARHU major, follow these steps.
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Careers

Professional development resources to grow your career. 
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For general questions, email arhuadvising@umd.edu.

Office of Student Affairs Contacts

Amanda Bachert

Advisor, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2108

Crystal Charity

Graduate Assistant I, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2108

Robert Crane

Assistant Director, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2108

Audran Downing

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2112

Joseph Filteau

Coordinator, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2351

J Darius Greene

Associate Director, College of Arts and Humanities

1120L Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2108

Karen Jones

Program Management Specialist, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2112

Kate Juhl

Program Director, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

301-314-4040

Tanesha Leathers Braxton

Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2108

Tiara Lowe

Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2108

Katherine Morales

Graduate Assistant II, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2108

Paula Nadler

Assistant Director, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2108

Jessica White

Coordinator, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-2108

Margot Willis

Graduate Assistant II, College of Arts and Humanities

1120 Francis Scott Key Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 314-4040