Academic Advising

Welcome to the ECON Advising Office

Phone: (860) 486-3022
Address: Herbst (Previously Oak) Hall 309

Advising Options

Our office offers the follow options for advising:

  1. Drop-In Advising with a Peer Academic Assistant (In-Person)
  2. Advising via email (
  3. Advising Appointments with your advisor (Rebecca or Lauren, either Virtual or In-Person)

Drop-In Advising 

For quick questions or drop-in advising, you may meet with our Peer Academic Assistants  in Herbst (Previously Oak) Hall 309.

Drop In Advising Hours will resume in the Fall 2024 Semester

Advising via Email

If you would like to discuss your courses or questions via email, please email economics@uconn.eduWhen emailing, please include your Student ID # (ie: 1234567) in the SUBJECT Line. This will provide a quicker and more accurate response.

Advising Appointments

Webex Room Mon Tues Weds Thurs Fri

In-Person (Herbst-309) or Virtual (WebEx) Virtual only (WebEx) In-Person (Herbst 309) or Virtual (WebEx) Virtual only (WebEx) In-Person (Herbst 309) or Virtual (WebEx)
Lauren Virtual only (WebEx) In-Person (Herbst 309) or Virtual (WebEx) Virtual only (WebEx) In-Person (Herbst 309) or Virtual (WebEx) In-Person (Herbst 309) or Virtual (WebEx)

Schedule an appointment

Please make an appointment with your assigned advisor. All available appointments are listed on Nexus. Check back for openings due to cancellations.

Who is my advisor?

Academic Advisors 

Rebecca Laroche Walker Rebecca L. Walker
Academic Advisor
Lauren Munyard
Academic Advisor

Click here to change your advisor.

Administrative Assistants

Ruveyda Maras

Freshman Economics/ Political Science Double Major, Spanish Minor

Nathan Camire

Freshman Finance Major

New ECON Major Advising

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

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.

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

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.

Prof. Kenneth Couch

Director of Undergraduate Studies for ECON

325 Herbst Hall

Office Hours

Prof. Olivier Morand


326 Herbst Hall

Office Hours

Prof. Metin Cosgel

ECON Internship Program Course Instructor, Storrs Campus


322 Herbst Hall

Office Hours


langloisDr. Richard Langlois

ECON Department Head


304 Herbst Hall

Office Hours


To discuss abroad programs, application and enrollment, students should meet with Valerie Jenkelunas in the Experiential Global Learning (EGL) Office by making an appointment with