ECON Advising Office

OAK 309
(860) 486-3022
General Questions?
Schedule an Appointment: 



To Schedule An Advising Appointment:

 All available appointments are listed on Nexus.

Check back for openings due to cancellations.

You may make an Appointment with any of the advisors, even if it is not your assigned advisor.

Appointments for the remainder of the Spring 2020 term will now be virtually on WebEx or by phone.

For a virtual advising appointment, we are using WebEx, a meeting space online available to UConn staff, students and faculty. Schedule a time here: and select “Online Webex appointment”. You will receive a confirmation email with instructions.
For a phone appointment, schedule an appt here: and select “Phone appointment.”  You will receive a confirmation email with instructions.
If you would like to discuss your courses or questions via email, please email . Our Peer Academic Assistants are assisting us with emails.


Drop-In Advising Hours:

With a Peer Academic Assistant:

Drop-Ins have been suspended for the remainder of the Spring 2020.

Please schedule an advising appointment with one of the three ECON Advisors listed below on Nexus  Or email and a Peer Academic Assistant will be able to assist you.

You may meet with any one of the advisors. It does not need to be with your assigned advisor. 


ECON Faculty Advising:

To schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Dick Langlois (Honors or Study Abroad), Dr. Metin Cosgel (internships), or other ECON faculty: email them directly

Internship Questions or Advising:

Dr. Metin Cosgel is the ECON Internship Advisor. To meet with him, make an appointment or see him during office hours.  

Study Abroad Advising:

For Study Abroad advising appointments, make an appointment with Dr. Dick Langlois or see him during office hours.  

Students can also meet with Valerie Jenkelunas in the Education Abroad Office, by making an appointment with her.

Honors Students:

Dr. Dick Langlois is the assigned advisor for ECON honors students. To meet with him, make an appointment or see him during office hours.  

Faculty Advisors: 

Please see the list of Faculty Advisors for assistance on any Economics field questions or concerns, including career goals and exploration, graduate school planning, and advice within the economics curriculum.


New ECON Major Advising:

New Economics majors need to make an appointment with an academic advisor for an initial meeting: Make an Appointment Here.

The required new ECON major advising appointments have been suspended for the Spring 2020 term. If you are a new major, you do not need to meet with us. No enrollment holds have been placed by the ECON Dept this semester.

Otherwise, ECON majors are not required to meet with an advisor every semester and will not have an enrollment hold placed prior to course registration. However, you are welcome and encouraged to meet with an advisor at any time for any further questions.



Please include your Student ID (Peoplesoft #) in ALL correspondence. This will make it easier for us to get back to you with your correct information in a more timely manner.


ECON Major Academic Advisors:  

Lauren Munyard


Lauren Munyard
Academic Advisor




Rebecca Laroche Walker


Rebecca Laroche Walker – ON LEAVE TILL AUGUST
Academic Advisor




Mouhamadou Ndiaye
Graduate Academic Advisor Intern
Ag ECON PhD Candidate




Jessamy (Jess) Hoffmann
Academic Advisor


langloisDr. Richard Langlois
Director of Undergraduate Programs                                       



304 Oak Hall

Office Hours


 Peer Academic Assistants:

James Rice

Senior ECON Major




Mary Vlamis

Senior ECON Major, POLS Minor




Gabriella Rodriguez

Senior ECON Major, PSYC Major




Front Desk Student Assistants:  


Leilani Bonet

Sophomore Nursing Major




Olivia Bria

Junior COMM Major, POLS Major




Prasad Gosavi

Sophomore Econ Major




Ruhi Patel

Senior ECON Major, Math Minor




Ken Huang

Senior ECON Major, Human Rights Major





Drop-In advising 

For quick or time sensitive matters that do not require a full advising appointment, please come to one of the scheduled Drop-In Hours.

They are on a first come, first served basis.

Schedule changes
Enrollment issues
Enrollment Hold/Dean’s Hold issues
Advisor signatures
Other quick or time sensitive matters 

For items needing more discussion, please schedule an appointment using Nexus.



Online Academic Advising Tutorials
Click the link to learn more about the following topics:

Where do I find my basic academic account information?
Student Administration System Basics tutorial
How do I track my graduation progress?
Advisement Report tutorial 
What are the requirements for an economics degree?
Economics Plan of Study – General Education Requirements tutorial
Economics Plan of Study – Major Requirements tutorial
How do I search for classes?
Dynamic Class Search online tutorial
How do I enroll in classes?
UConn Student Admin Registration Video