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History Advisement FAQ

Departmental Advisement FAQ

Scheduling an Appointment

  • Arts & Sciences Advisement Center: 505.277.4621
  • Majors
    • Sign-In
    • Click on “schedule” under my name Manuel Lopez
    • Select an appointment date and time
    • Enter reason for appointment & click “Schedule”
  • Non-Majors
    • Sign-In
    • Click on “advising offices” at the very top
    • Search for “history”
    • College of Arts & Sciences Academic Advisement will appear
    • Click “schedule appointment”
    • On the left hand side select only my name “Manuel Lopez”
    • Select an appointment date and time
Enter reason for appointment & click “Schedule”

Holds

  • New to Arts & Sciences Advisement
    • Schedule an appointment with me by calling the Arts & Sciences Advisement Center at 505.277.4621 or through LoboAchieve.unm.edu
      • Distant learners should set up a phone appointment*
  • New Student Learning Workshop
    • Call the Arts & Sciences Advisement Center at 505.277.4621 to set up workshop date and time
    • Schedule an appointment with me through LoboAchieve.unm.edu or visit during Walk-In Hours to set up a workshop date and time
      • Distant learners should set up a phone appointment*
  • Graduation Planning Workshop
    • Call the Arts & Sciences Advisement Center at 505.277.4621 to set up workshop date and time
    • Schedule an appointment with me through LoboAchieve.unm.edu or visit during Walk-In Hours to set up a workshop date and time
      • Distant learners should set up a phone appointment*
  • Anthropology Department Orientation
    • E-mail will be sent out with date and time of department orientation
      • Sign up for department orientation through LoboAchieve.unm.edu
      • Call Arts & Sciences Advisement Center at 505.277.4621 to sign up for department orientation
      • Schedule an appointment with me through LoboAchieve.unm.edu or visit during Walk-In Hours to sign up for department orientation
  • Bursar’s Hold
    • Pay your bursar’s bill in full, payment plan installments, or a minimum of $199 balance
    • Contact the Bursar’s Office at 505.277.5363 or Live Chat with a representative
      • https://unm-student.custhelp.com/app/chat/chat_launch
  • Orientation Hold
    • Contact the Dean of Student’s Office at 505.277.3361
      • If you’ve already completed New/Transfer/Non-Traditional Student Orientation in the past, schedule an appointment with me through LoboAchieve.unm.edu or visit during Walk-In Hours*
  • Admissions Hold
    • Contact the Office of Admissions at 505.277.8900 or Live Chat with a representative
      • https://unm-student.custhelp.com/app/chat/chat_launch

Registration Errors and Restricted Sections

  • Co-Requisites
    • NONE
  • Pre-Requisites
    • HIST491
      • § 2 Upper Division HIST courses
    • HIST494
      • § HIST493 Reading and Research in Honors
  • Restrictions
    • Instructor Permission: E-mail Instructor for Override
      • § HIST493 Reading and Research in Honors
      • § HIST496 Undergraduate Readings in History
    • Department Permission: E-mail Department for Override
      • § HIST491 Historiography
      • § HIST492 Senior Seminar

Degree Planning

  • 36 total history credit hours, 24 of which must be upper division
    • 12 total lower division credit hours
      • 6 must be a set of survey courses
    • 21 total upper division credit hours
    • HIST491 or HIST492
  • History majors must declare a minor
    • Suggested minors include: Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Chicana and Chicano Studies, Classical Studies, Communication, Comparative Literature & Cultural Studies, Criminology, Economics, English, Geographic Information Science, Geography, Health Medicine & Human Values, International Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Languages, Latin American Studies, Law Environment and Geography, Linguistics, Medieval Studies, Museum Studies, Peace Studies, Period Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Professional Writing, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Sustainability Studies, Women Studies, Art, Community & Regional Planning, International Management, Management, Music, Military Studies, Native American Studies, Population Health, Theatre, and an approved Distributed Minor
  • History majors must maintain a minimum of 2.25 major GPA

Other Information

Schedule an advisement appointment with me for clarification.

All student inquiries should be directed to asadvise@unm.edu or (505) 277-4621