Academic Advisement and Resources

Academic Advisors

To ensure the most effective advising, it is strongly encouraged to email/contact only one (1) academic advisor with the same general question and/or concern. If you don’t have a preference of which advisor responds to you, you can email us at We thank you for your understanding as we do this to promote a faster response time.


 Class Level


Academic Advisor





  All majors/minors listed below 


  Last Names A-Hs: Dahlie Conferido, 

  Last Names Hu-Ph: Nicole Srednick,   

  Last Names Pi-Z: Lisa Perkins,




 Sophomores, Juniors 

 and Seniors


  BA Psychology

  BA Social Sciences with an  

  Emphasis in Psychology

  BA Cognitive Science

  Minor in Psychology

  Minor in Psychology and Law


  Ingrid Popper,


  Vivian Hsu-Tran,


  Giovanna Kurtz,


  Samia Alam,

  Rika Yano,








Appointments are offered in either virtual or in-person mode. For Freshmen, you may select your choice within the appointment portal. For Sophomores-Seniors, appointments will be assumed to be virtual on Zoom unless by request. Vivian also offers phone appointments for USA phone numbers. Because your advising appointment involves a discussion of your academic progress, please take steps to ensure privacy during the meeting. If you are unable to schedule an appointment or are a prospective student, please email for assistance.


If you are unable to attend your scheduled meeting, use the links below to reschedule your appointment. You must cancel your appointment at least 24 hours in advance. If you are 10 minutes late or miss your appointment, you MUST reschedule.


To schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor, please click on the link appropriate to your class level and major/minor:

Class Level


 Appointment Link

 Freshman (starting August 15, 2022)

 All majors/minors listed


 Sophomores, Juniors and 


 BA Psychology 

 BA Social Sciences with an
 Emphasis in Psychology 

 BA Cognitive Science 

 Minor in Psychology (If you are a Dornsife major) (If you aren't a Dornsife major) (to be added to our appointment system, then use the above link to make an appointment - can take up to 3 days)


 Minor in Psychology and  
 Law (If you are a Dornsife major) (If you aren't a Dornsife  major) (to be added to our appointment system, then use the above link to make an appointment - can take up to 3 days)





General questions:

Please include your USC ID number with your correspondence.

Appointments and other important links:




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  • Department of Psychology
  • University of Southern California
  • SGM 501
  • 3620 South McClintock Ave.
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-1061
  • Phone: (213) 740 - 2203