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Kiara Actis
Undergraduate Advisor

HSSB 4036
Personal Website:
Mon, Thurs, Fri 8am-12pm & 12:30pm-4:30pm
Remote Hours:
Tue, Wed 8am-12pm & 12:30pm-4:30pm


  • Undergraduate student major, minor, and program advising
  • Undergraduate student petitions for major and minor requirements
  • Prerequisite checking and clearance
  • One-time room reservations for History


To receive advising on your history department major or minor:

1.) Email me with your name and perm number, visit my office hours (HSSB 4036) or book an  appointment here.
8AM-12PM &12:30-4PM
Wednesday 8AM-12PM & 12:30PM-4:30PM, Thursday & Friday 12:30PM-4:30PM

2.) Questions about GEs, overall unit requirements, etc. can be directed to advisors in the College of Letters and Science, or the Transfer Student Center.

3.) Consult the following for useful advising information for undergraduate students:

  • For add codes: Course instructors are the only ones who can give out add codes, and usually only after Pass 3 has begun. You will need to contact your instructor directly for any questions.
  • To figure out which courses you still need (choosing classes for next quarter): Progress Check
  • For help registering for classes on Gold: Registration
    Trouble accessing a department form or application: You have to use your UCSB email, and be signed into your UCSB accounts to have access. You can also try using Safari if you are not already.
  • Major Questions