Student Affairs

Student Affairs

The school is required to practice social distancing in light of the COVID-19. The Student Affairs Office in Steinhaus 209 and 231 will be closed until further notice. 
If you have questions, or had planned to come into SH 209 for a walk-in, email or email your designated counselor with questions and we will respond as soon as we can, as our office hours remain the same: We will be virtually open Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm.
Andrea Anema: (Last Names A-Li)
Erin Ptaschinski: (Last Names Lj-Z)

For tips on how to be successful in online learning click here.  

We will continue to communicate with you with any updates and/or changes. Thank you for your patience during this time. 

Student Affairs Office

209 Steinhaus Hall, Bldg 502
Irvine, CA 92697
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For any questions: – Undergraduate students – Graduate students – PharmD Admissions


Online Walk-in Hours

Monday- Friday 9 AM – 12 PM
1PM – 4 PM

Office closed from 12:00pm-1:00pm for lunch.

Our Peer Advisors are well-trained and very knowledgeable on UCI and school requirements and services.  Please use the walk-in hours with the Peer Advisors for advice on:

  • GE and elective course selection
  • Course planning/timelines
  • Adding a minor
  • Pharmacy School admissions and prerequisite course selection
  • Form drop-off 

If you need DegreeWorks updated or would like to request an increase to your unit cap, please visit

Advising Appointments

The Academic Counselors are here to ensure your academic success and personal well being.  They are available for scheduled appointments regarding:

  • Academic probation
  • Academic and personal challenges
  • Campus Honors Program advising

If you need to meet with an Academic Counselor, please email your assigned counselor or schedule an appointment using the link above. 

Academic Advisors

 NameTitleRoleEmailPhone #
Kellie GeldreichGraduate Student Affairs Advisor Advises Graduate Studentskellie.g@uci.edu949.824.7362
Hetty HaPharm.D. Student Affairs Officer Advises Pharm.D. Admissions hyha@uci.edu949.824.3817
Erin Harper Academic Counselor Advises undergraduate PharmSci majors with last names between Lj-Zerin.p@uci.edu949.824.7314
Andrea AnemaAcademic Counselor Advises undergraduate PharmSci majors with last names between
Jill RichardsonDirector of Student AffairsGraduate Admissionsjillkr@uci.edu949.824.9708
Peer Academic Advisors

 NameTitle EmailPhone #
Jennifer NguyenPeer Academic Advisorpharmsci@uci.edu949.824.1991
Jenny NguyenPeer Academic Advisorpharmsci@uci.edu949.824.1991
Hirsa SarafianPeer Academic Advisorpharmsci@uci.edu949.824.1991