Undergraduate admissions are handled exclusively by the Office of Admissions. However, prospective applicants may wish to visit the Department(s) in which they are interested.


If you are interested in declaring a major, minor thematic sequence, you need to contact the chief departmental advisor for your area of interest.

Sociology: Dr. Othello Harris (
Social Justice Studies: Dr. Othello Harris (
Criminology Minor: Dr. Othello Harris (
Gerontology: Dr. Sara McLaughlin (


Graduate admissions require that students personally contact faculty who might serve as their graduate advisor. In addition, they must submit application materials to the Graduate School.