undergraduate advising

nancy sisko
director, academic services

welcome to undergraduate advising for comparative literature, cinema studies, creative writing, and english


Undergraduate Advising is available to help with academic and career planning, preparation for graduate school, and other questions and concerns of undergraduates, alumni, and prospective undergraduate and graduate students. We also work with prospective and certificated teachers interested in the English Language Arts teaching endorsement for secondary education. We're involved in the UW ArtsLink and UW WordLink2nd window graphic, we administer internships and the English Study Abroad Programs, and we run annual workshops for majors on topics such as applying to graduate school, and writing the statement of purpose. We provide a home for Bricolage2nd window graphic, the UW's undergraduate literary and art magazine, and AU2nd window graphic, the UW's speculative fiction journal. We also work with the Honors Society students in Sigma Tau Delta2nd window graphic.

advising hours

No advising appointment is necessary. You will normally find our doors unlocked for drop-in advising during the following times. (If you are coming from off campus, you may wish to call first to make sure that an adviser will be available; occasionally, we are all called to meetings: 206.543.2634.)

Spring Quarter hours (through June 5, 2014; check back for updates):
Mon: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tues: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Wed: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Thu: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Fri: 8:30a.m. - 4:00pm

During Finals Week, Quarter Breaks, and Summer Quarter:
M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

We are located in A-2-B Padelford Hall, in the A wing on the Plaza Level (PL). Click here for directions to our offices.

staying connected

Comparative Literature & Cinema Studies: new majors are automatically subscribed to the "clfmmajors" email list, but anyone is welcome to subscribe.

English & Creative Writing: anyone can subscribe to our "englmajors" e-mail list. You do not need to be an admitted English major, or a UW student, to receive e-mail messages from English Advising. To view our career blog and internship blog, or to find us on Facebook and LinkedIn, see our staying connected page.

how to reach us

Undergraduate Advising Staff, with individual and office contact information as well as directions to our offices in A-2-B Padelford Hall.

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