Contact Information

Earth Sciences Advising

Earth Science Advising can provide assistance and advice with:

  • Choosing an Earth major
  • Academic planning for your chosen major
  • Determining which courses to enroll in
  • Declaring your major
  • Getting ready to graduate

Do you have a quick question?  Email us at: 

Need a signature? 

You can scan and email or drop the following forms off at our office or in the department office E&MS A234A:

  • Part-time Final Quarter Approval
  • Request for Drop of a Major/Minor
  • Veterans Enrollment Verification*
  • UCSC Extension Concurrent Enrollment

We will scan and email you a copy of your completed form.

*Must be completed on original form. Please fill out and leave in drop box and you will be emailed letting you know when the form is ready.

Would you like to speak to an advisor?  

Come to drop in or make an appointment by using the Slug Student Success system. See below calendar for advising hours**.

For a walk-through on how to make an appointment using Slug Student Success click here.

**Availability subject to change**


Undergraduate Adviser

Jade Loftus
Undergraduate Adviser
Office: E&MS Bldg, Room A234A
Phone: 831-502-7070


Faculty Advisers Mentorship and Career Advising

Patrick Chuang, Faculty Undergraduate Advisor

Patrick Chuang
Faculty Undergraduate Advisor
A254 Earth & Marine Sciences
Phone: 831-459-1501

Matthew Clapham, Faculty Undergraduate Advisor

Matthew Clapham
Faculty Undergraduate Advisor
A208 Earth & Marine Sciences
Phone: 831-459-1276