Business Continuity Plan

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has developed a business continuity plan to ensure that our academic advising support will continue to be available to students through remote formats as part of UMBC’s COVID-19 response.

CAHSS Advising Assistance

For individual advising appointments regarding registration or other advising concerns, students should first contact their departmental advisor via email for assistance. The CAHSS Advising Directory below provides contact information for all advising contacts under the College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences.

CAHSS Departmental Advising Contacts

Advising Coordinator/Contact Email Address
Dean’s Office James Hamilton
Africana Studies Gloria Chuku
American Studies Erin Minnigh
Ancient Studies David Rosenbloom
Asian Studies Julie Rosenthal
Dance Carol Hess
Dean’s Office /Economics Robert Pawloski
Education Vickie Williams
Emergency Health Services Jaeyoung Yang
English Jody Shipka
Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies Kate Drabinski
Geography & Environmental System Alan Yeakley
Global Studies Grace Castle
History Amy Froide
Media & Communication Studies Samirah Hassan
Modern Languages, Linguistics, & I.C. Erin Hogan
Music Joseph Siu
Philosophy Steve Yalowitz
Political Science Ryan Wilkens
Psychology Debbie Paul
Sociology, Anthropology,
Debbie Sanford
Theatre Eric Abele
Visual Arts Brittany Stephenson

If students still need additional support, they can schedule through our and the link is At this time, all scheduled appointments will be conducted via telephone or WebEx, for which you will receive instructions for when you schedule an appointment.

Other Issues: Students are encouraged to contact CAHSS Academic Advising by using the following link: with general questions or concerns.