The Letters and Science advising team helps students navigate their academic journeys.  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.

For up-to-date, campus-wide academic advising information, you can also visit this website: http://www.montana.edu/advising

  • First-year advising for the following majors: anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology.  First-year students in these majors meet with Jeffrey Nelson, the Social Sciences Academic Advisor.  To schedule an appointment, please use this link: https://www.montana.edu/scheduler/login/student/?fac=33548
  • 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 Donald, 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. 

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

email Erica

Rachel Anderson

Liz Donald

Natural Sciences Academic Advisor, (406) 994-4254

Liz Donald 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 Donald: https://www.montana.edu/scheduler/login/student/?fac=14182

email Liz

Jeffrey Nelson

Social Sciences Academic Advisor, (406) 994-4202

Jeffrey Nelson advises first-year students in anthropology, economics, political science, psychology and sociology.

To schedule an appointment with Jeffrey Nelson: https://www.montana.edu/scheduler/login/student/?fac=33548

email Jeffrey