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Student Advising

Declare a Major

Major Declaration for SEAS sophomores (class of 2018) and other SEAS students who need to declare starts Tuesday, October 27

You will follow these instructions to declare your major and (optional) minor(s):

  1. Click the link below
  2. Enter UNI and SSOL password to login
  3. Select major from drop down menu
  4. Select minor(s) from drop down menu (optional)
  5. Click Submit
  6. Check your email for confirmation and information about advising in your new department

You can only use this system for as long as it is live, so please be sure you are making the correct selections as you proceed. If you make a mistake please visit the Center for Student Advising in 403 Lerner where we will help you correct your declaration.

Please click HERE to declare your major.

Please note: Students interested in majoring in Financial Engineering should declare Operations Research and review the information applying to the financial engineering major available here.

Students can apply to major in Financial Engineering during their sophomore year by filling out the form available here.  Students will be notified if they are accepted into the financial engineering program by the summer after their sophomore year.


James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising


403 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: (212) 854-6378

Fax: (212) 854-2458

Office Hours
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Walk-in Hours
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.