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Department of Political Science

The Ritchie Center on Debate Night

Areas of Study

Advising

If you are a political science major, then you must meet regularly and work closely with a faculty adviser within the political science department.

Faculty advisers provide guidance on coursework and unblock students' PINs so they can begin registering for their courses. They also offer information on internships, honors theses and careers in political science.

You can find your political science faculty advisor by checking the lefthand column of the "Student" tab in PioneerWeb. Don't see your advisor listed? Send an email to polisci@du.edu.

You're always welcome to call our main political science office line, 303-871-2743, or email polisci@du.edu if you have a general question for the Department of Political Science.

4 tips for success:

  1. See your advisor often! Students who see their advisors several times a year are more likely to meet the degree requirements on schedule.
  2. Check out our handy checklists for Majors (PDF) and Minors (PDF).
  3. Make sure you are on the Department of Political Science listserv, where we distribute crucial information on academic changes as well as political science speakers and events. Email polisci@du.edu to join!
  4. Join our Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn accounts! These are great ways to stay connected and hear about new events.

Schedule an Advising Appointment

If you are thinking of becoming a political science major and would like to meet with an advisor, please fill out the form below with your information and we will contact you to set up an appointment.

Note: Advising appointment requests must be made at least two days in advance.  If you already have a political science advisor, or there is a specific advisor you would like to meet with, please contact them directly via email to set up an appointment.