The Department of Government
The Department of Government

Undergraduate Advising Office

Location: Batts Hall (BAT 2.102)

Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - noon, 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED: Noon - 1 p.m.

Phone: (512) 232-7283  Email:


Summer and Fall 2018 Registration Advising Schedule:

Due to the volume of appointments and questions, we will be seeing students for appointments using the following schedule (based upon your current official classification (class standing) with completed coursework on your record):

Seniors & Priority Registration:  April 2 - April 6

Juniors (and Seniors): April 9 - April 13

Sophomores & Freshman: April 16 - April 20

ALL Students: April 23 - April 27

Walk-in Advising: April 26 from 8:30 - 11:30 & 1:00 - 4:00
                             April 27 from 10:15 - 11:30 & 1:00 - 4:00

During registration advising, we can only discuss Summer and Fall classes.  No future long-term planning, study abroad etc.

Appointments can be made one week in advance.

We do not schedule appointments via email.  Please call our office or come in to BAT 2.102 to schedule an appointment.


The Government Undergraduate Advising Office assists students with: degree requirements, course descriptions, scholarships, internships, study abroad programs, honors programs, petitions, special waivers, scholastic probation, and transfer of credit. We also assist students with class registration, the add/drop process, long-term planning, and making appropriate referrals to campus resources.

Department or Dean's Office?

Advising Syllabus

While advising is not required for students UNLESS they are new to the major or on scholastic probation, it is recommended that all GOV majors visit the advising office regularly (especially during the last two years of coursework).

Students with questions should contact the advising office at (512) 232-7283 or

Interested in becoming a Government major?

Please register to attend a mandatory information session in order to declare.

Sign up via this link to make your reservation: GOV Internal Transfer RSVP

STUDENTS MUST RSVP by 4:30 p.m. the day before their desired info session in order to attend

None of these days/times work? There will be more sessions offered throughout the semester. Please continue to check this website for upcoming info session dates and times.


Government Undergraduate Advising Office
1 University Station A1800, BAT 2.102
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas, 78712

GOV Advisors

Nathan Vickers

Nathan Vickers


Megan McKay

Megan McKay


 Christina Snyder

Christina Snyder


  • Department of Government

    The University of Texas at Austin
    158 W 21st ST STOP A1800
    Batts Hall 2.116
    Austin, TX 78712-1704