College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Political Science > Student Resources > Academic Advising
Academic advisers can provide guidance and assistance to help students achieve their educational goals. Students should work closely with their advisers to: plan realistic educational goals, understand degree options and requirements, assess their strengths and areas for improvement, understand the financial aspects of their choices, and set realistic post-graduate objectives for themselves.
The academic adviser for political science students is
Ms. Estela Barragan. Students can schedule appointments with her via the BlueStar system in Campus Connect. Or, they can send questions to her at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Barragan can help students with:
In addition to the academic adviser, a faculty adviser is assigned to each student. The faculty adviser can help students with:
To find out who your faculty adviser is, log on to DePaul's
Campus Connect and go to Self Service > Academic Planning > View My Advisers. To make an appointment with your faculty adviser, please contact her/him directly. A list of political science faculty members and their contact information is shown below.
Review your Degree Progress Report (DPR) which outlines all of your current degree requirements. If you are considering a change in major or minor, you can use the "what if" function in the DPR to see how your courses would fit into the new plan. If your appointment is about registration, become familiar with the course offerings for the upcoming quarter. Think about your interests, skills, values, and career plans. This can help you choose appropriate courses for your needs. Review the
course descriptions and degree requirements.
University Statement on Academic Advising
Academic Advising in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
LAS Advising Office:
The Political Science offices are located at 990 W. Fullerton.