The Letters and Science advising team helps students navigate their academic journies.  Our team of professional advisors helps students understand academic requirements and policies; connects students with campus resources and opportunities; and helps students develop plans that align with their academic and life goals.

Please visit us in 1-106 Wilson Hall for:

  • First-year advising for the following majors: anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology.  First-year students in these majors meet with Katie Gahagan, the Social Sciences Academic Advisor.  To schedule an appointment, please use this link: https://www.montana.edu/scheduler/login/student/?fac=17944
  • First-year advising for the following majors: geology, geography, GIS planning, snow science, paleontology, fish and wildlife management, conservation biology, organismal biology, and math.  First-year students in these majors meet with Liz Walsh, the Natural Sciences Academic Advisor.  To schedule an appointment, please use this link: https://www.montana.edu/scheduler/login/student/?fac=14182
  • Advising for American Studies and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies.  Students in these fields meet with Erica Dungan, the Advising Coordinator.  To schedule an appointment, please use this link: https://www.montana.edu/scheduler/login/student/
  • Walk-in advising for general questions, assistance navigating immediate concerns, information about MSU resources and opportunities, and more!

Our Advising Team:

Erica Howe Dungan

Erica Howe Dungan, M.A.

Advising Coordinator, (406) 994-5189

Erica Howe Dungan directs the CLS Advising Center and advises students in American Studies and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies.  Erica has been a member of the MSU community since 2000; serving as an art history instructor, gallery director, assistant dean for student success, course and program manager, and advising coordinator.  Erica is also a proud MSU alumna with an undergraduate degree in French and art history.  She received her master's degree in art history from Brown University.

To schedule an appointment with Erica Dungan, the Advising Coordinator: https://www.montana.edu/scheduler/login/student/

Rachel Anderson

Liz Walsh

Natural Sciences Academic Advisor, (406) 994-4254

Liz Walsh advises first-year students in geology, geography, GIS planning, snow science, paleontology, fish and wildlife management, conservation biology, and organismal biology.

To schedule an appointment with Liz Walsh, the Natural Sciences Academic Advisor: https://www.montana.edu/scheduler/login/student/?fac=14182

 

Katie Gahagan, M.Ed.

Social Sciences Academic Advisor, (406) 994-4202

Katie Gahagan advises first-year students in anthropology, economics, political science, psychology and sociology. Katie attended MSU for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees.  While earning her bachelor's degree as a double major in political science and sociology, she realized her passion for higher education.  She went on the graduate from MSU's Master of Education in Higher Education program.  As the Acadmic Advisor for Social Sciences, Katie enjoys helping students navigate their college careers at MSU.

To schedule an appointment with Katie Gahagan, the Social Sciences Academic Advisor: https://www.montana.edu/scheduler/login/student/?fac=17944