Each math major should see an advisor in the Department at least once each semester, during the process of registering for the following semester. The head advisor maintains regular hours during the term.

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Math Major/Minor Planning Transfers Head Advisor
Emily Sergel
Placement Basic Skills Precalculus Lew Hirsch
– for Liberal Arts
– for Teachers
Melissa Lieberman
Honors Calculus High school applicants Michael Beals
Honors Track of Math Major Michael Beals
Actuarial Advising Joshua Salamon
Financial Mathematics Ana Mastrogiovanni
Web page

Biomathematics Planning: Head advisor
Policy: See web link
Web page
Education BA/MA Keith Weber
More information (GSE site)
Asst./Summer Advisor  Melissa Lieberman


Advising Schedule, Hill Center

In light of current university operating status, the math advising office will not have access to voicemail. Instead, you may either: 

  1. Email the advisor your questions.
  2. Starting March 23rd, you may email the advisor your phone number and availability. An advisor will call you back within 48 hours via a private line. (Note: It may show up on your phone as private caller or unknown number.)



Head Advisor: Dr. Emily Sergel

Assistant Advisor: Dr. Melissa Lieberman
Office: Hill Center 308
Telephone: 848 445-2390

The head advisor may be consulted on all questions relating to

  • Calculus courses
  • Upper Level courses
  • The Mathematics major or minor
  • General planning
  • Directions on how to request transfer credit

The head advisor has regular drop-in hours during Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. No appointment is necessary.

Basic skills and Pre-calculus advising:  Placement

Dr. Lewis Hirsch
LSH-B Room 102 A (Livingston)
Telephone: 848 445-5655

Office Hours After 1/29:

  • Mondays 11:00 - 12:00 PM, 1:30 - 3:30 PM
  • Tuesdays 10:00 - 12:00 PM
  • Thursdays 11:00 - 12:00 PM, 1:30 - 3:30 PM


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