For the time being, all advising is being conducted via email or over the phone by appointment. For general inquiries, please contact the Head Advisor at <>. For more specific contact information, see the chart below.

Each math major should speak to an advisor in the math department at least once each semester, during the process of registering for the following semester. 

For information on advisors, email .


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Math Major/Minor Planning

Non-Honors Math Courses
at the level of Calculus I or higher

Honors Calculus Courses

High School Students

Head Advisor
Emily Sergel

Placement, Basic Skills, Precalculus

Lew Hirsch

– for Liberal Arts
– for Teachers

Melissa Lieberman


Nishali Mehta

Honors Track of the Math Major

Upper-Level Honors Courses

Honors Advisor
Simon Thomas

Actuarial Advising

Joshua Salamon
Financial Mathematics Ana Mastrogiovanni

Web page


Planning: Head advisor
Policy: See web link

Web page
Education BA/MA Keith Weber
More information (GSE site)


Advising Schedule, Hill Center

In light of current university operating status, the math advising office will not have access to voicemail. You may email the appropriate advisor with your questions. Please consult the chart above to determine which advisor you need to contact.

You can also arrange to speak to the Head/Assistant Advisors Prof. Sergel and Prof. Lieberman <> or the Placement / Basic Skills / Precalculus Advisor Prof. Hirsch <> by phone. To do this, send your phone number and availability by email. You will receive a call within 3 business days via a private line. (Note: It may show up on your phone as private caller, blocked number, or unknown number.) 


Head Advisor: Dr. Emily Sergel
& Assistant Advisor: Dr. Melissa Lieberman

The head advisor may be consulted on all questions relating to

  • Calculus courses
  • Upper Level courses
  • The Mathematics major or minor
  • General planning

Basic skills and Pre-calculus advising:  Placement

Dr. Lewis Hirsch
LSH-B Room 102 A (Livingston)



All course-related questions (including requirements) should be addressed to the Head Advisor. Policy questions are addressed on the Biomath website, which includes

  • A comprehensive FAQ addressing most questions which arise
  • Important information about the courses, regularly updated
  • Further contact information

Proficiency Exams

For general information about internal and full-credit proficiency exams, please read this webpage carefully. For exam dates or to schedule a proficiency exam, write to