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The History Graduate Office offers remote and in-person services for current graduate students and prospective applicants.  Business hours are M-F, 9:00am-5:00pm PST. Note that the office is closed during the 12-1pm lunch hour and University holidays and closures.

Current Students

The Graduate Counselor, Judy Hernandez, is available for individual appointments in the mornings, and drop-ins advising in the afternoons at the following days and times:


*remote availability only


Monday*           Appointments 10am-12pm                Drop-ins 1:30pm-3:00pm



Tuesday*         Appointments 10am-12pm                Drop-ins 1:30pm-3:00pm



Wednesday                                                                 Drop-ins 1:30pm-3:00pm


Thursday         Appointments 10am-12pm                Drop-ins 1:30pm-3:00pm


Friday*            Appointments 10am-12pm                Drop-ins 1:30pm-3:00pm



To book an appointment, please contact the Graduate Counselor at gradoffice@history.ucla.edu


Please email all academic related requests, petitions, or questions to the Graduate Counselor, Judy Hernandez, at gradoffice@history.ucla.edu . Though we strive for efficient response times, please allow 3-4 business days.


To schedule an upcoming benchmark exam – language exam, written qualifying exam, oral qualifying exam -  please email gradoffice@history.ucla at least 3-4 weeks before the desired exam date.

Prospective Applicants & Returning Students

Detailed information about the graduate program can be on the “Admissions Information” page of our website here - https://www.history.ucla.edu/academics/graduate/admissions-information

Prospective applicants and returning students should email gradoffice@history.ucla.edu with inquires or to arrange an appointment.