Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies affiliated faculty and the director encourage shared involvement and intellectual community with our students. As a declared GSWS/WGST major, you will be assigned an advisor with a GSWS/WGST faculty or affiliated faculty member. GSWS/WGST and SGIS minors can be advised by the director of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies. An Open House advising session is held each semester prior to registration.

First-Year Programs

Teacher-Advisor Program (TAP)

  • TAP is a writing-intensive elective program for first-year students in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • TAP combines an interactive course environment with careful academic advising
  • TAP students enroll in a small-group seminar on a topic of common interest.
  • The TAP professor, doubling as the academic advisor, helps further explore a student's interests and academic goals.