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If you are a declared Astronomy major at the University, your first point of advising contact is Holly Brown. You may schedule an appointment with Holly using the online appointment calendar:

Holly Brown's office, PAS 356, (520)626-1231.

Faculty Mentors

Faculty mentors are assigned to each student with Astronomy as their major. Check with the Academic Office if you do not know who your mentor is and the staff will be able to help you. Astronomy majors are recommended to meet with their mentors as they can be a valuable source of information and support for more general matters, and a reference for scholarships, job applications, graduate school, etc. Please see the list of Undergraduate Faculty Mentors below:





Tom Fleming


SO 209

Brenda Frye


SO 336

Kaitlin Kratter


SO N328

Yancy Shirley


SO N310

Ann Zabludoff


SO 312

If you are interested in declaring as an Astronomy major, please contact Professor Yancy Shirley.

If you are a current Astronomy major with advising questions, please contact Holly Brown.

Further Information is also available by contacting:

Department of Astronomy Academic Office
933 N Cherry Avenue, Room N204 
Tucson AZ 85721-0065 
Phone: (520) 621-2288 
Fax: (520) 621-1532