The Department of Criminology consists of 18 full-time faculty members whose expertise includes numerous specialties in the criminal justice system, including corrections, counseling, victimology, juvenile delinquency, theory, legal studies, supervision and management, and criminal justice administration.

Only full-time faculty serve as advisors to students. You may see any full-time faculty during their office hours for major advising.

Please bring in the following when meeting with an advisor:

-Current DPR
-Certificate from Criminology Online Student Advising
-Pick up student file folder in the Criminology Department (S2-159)

Please note: It is a requirement of the Department of Criminology that students complete Criminology Online Student Advising before meeting with an advisor. You can find Criminology Student Advising on Blackboard, under "My Organizations".  If you do not see this under My Organizations, please contact the Department of Criminology.

Office Hours

Please contact the Department of Criminology for questions regarding office hours at: 559.278.2305.
Click here for current Criminology faculty office hours.

Advising Center

Students have the option to visit the College of Social Sciences Advising Center to meet with an advisor. The COSS Advising Center is located in McKee Fisk 207 Click here to visit the College of Social Sciences Advising Center website to see the services they provide and contact information.