Which Adviser Do I Need?

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There are a number of advisors and mentors on campus who can help you with pre-law advising relevant to where you are in your studies and planning.


Pre-major advisors can help you with:

  • Exploring all of your options
  • Choosing a major that’s right for you
  • Registering for and scheduling your classes


Major advisors can help you with:

  • Navigating a pathway through your chosen major
  • Graduation requirements
  • Registering for and scheduling your classes


Pre-law mentors, such as faculty members and the Legal Pathways Director, can help you with:

  • Law school applications, including personal statements
  • Thinking about law-related career possibilities
  • Planning and preparing for law school


If you are interested in Criminal Justice or are already a Criminal Justice major, contact Jill Hanson, the academic advisor for Criminal Justice.


If you are interested in Law and Policy or are already a Law and Policy major, contact Heather Hucks, the academic advisor for Law and Policy.


Advisors for other majors and pre-majors can be found at University Academic Advising


The UW Tacoma Career Development Services can help with resume writing, career advice, and job applications for both current students and alumni.


For advice on Legal Pathways, law school applications, or more general guidance, you can make an appointment with Legal Pathways director:

Patricia Sully, psully@uw.edu