Spring 2021 Online Advising Hours

Per UCSC COVID-19 directives, there are no in-person drop-in advising appointments. 

Writing Program Online Advising is Available By:


Many inquiries can be taken care of via email, including requests for writing course section changes, writing course adds/drops, writing course conflicts, ELWR, Composition Requirement, and ELWR Appeal packet. 

  • Email writingprogram@ucsc.edu
  • Use your UCSC email address
  • In the content include:
    • your full name
    • your UCSC Student ID number
  • In the subject line be clear and brief to ensure a rapid response, include:
    • the writing course name and number you are inquiring about, and
    • the action needed (enroll, drop, etc)

Online Drop-in Advising Mon-Fri, 1:00-4:00pm

Many Writing Program drop-in advising questions can be answered via chat to writingprogram@ucsc.edu on Google Hangouts during these hours.


Brief 15 -minute virtual academic advising appointments are available by Zoom by arrangement if your situation is complicated.

Want to Request an Appointment or Have Questions?
Email writingprogram@ucsc.edu