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Departmental Advising


General Advising

You may see any full-time faculty member for Major and Minor Declarations, information about our Majors and Minor, and Philosophy course information.

Each semester, prior to registration, students majoring in philosophy are strongly encouraged to meet with one of the faculty members doing Special Advising to review their course of study and progress toward the degree.


Special Advising

For Graduation Audits, Course Equivalencies, Exemptions from Major Requirements, Waivers and Permissions, and Preregistration Advising for Majors and Minors, you must see one of the faculty members below.


Advising Hours for Summer 2016 & Fall 2016 Late Registration

Professor Ian Blecher, Department Special Advisor

Office Hours: 
June 6, 10:00-1:00
July 8, 10:00-1:00
July 26, 10:00-1:30
August 24, 10:00-1:00
August 25, 2:30-3:30
August 29, 2:30-3:30

Office: 1445 HW
Phone: 212-772-5156

Professor Justin Garson, Department Special Advisor

Office Hours: 
June 10, 10:00-1:00
July 12, 10:00-1:30
July 19, 10:00-1:00
August 19, 10:00-1:00
August 26, 12:30-1:30
August 30, 12:30-1:30 

Office: 1418A HW
Phone: (212) 772-4975

Professor Laura Keating

Office Hours:
August 18, 10:00-2:00
August 23, 1:00-4:00

Office: 1418 HW
Phone: (212) 772-4972 

Student Club Advising

Ian Blecher: Advisor for Philosophy Club & Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy Honors Society)


Academic Writing Assistance - tutoring available in Fall 2016

Caroline Blaney: Peer Writing Tutor
Students may walk in during scheduled hours on a first come, first served basis.
If you would like to sign up for a session in advance, you may do so at: