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Finding answers to your HASS questions 


Contact Liz Friedman
the HASS Academic Administrator (aka the "HASS Oracle")  



We are here to help.

We’re happy to answer all your questions about undergraduate HASS studies: how to navigate SHASS' offerings; how to minor in HASS; how to do a 21E or 21S joint degree or a Course 21 (Humanities) major departure; and anything else you need to know about HASS.

Please note:  The HASS Academic Administrator does not handle Admissions or Graduate Studies.


Contact the HASS Academic Administrator 

Liz Friedman, HASS Academic Administrator
Phone: (617) 253-4441
Visit: 4-240A. Regular office hours are M-F, 10AM-12PM and 2-5PM.
Feel free to set up an appointment, or just come by the office.

Additional Sources of Information

Contacts for the
HASS Field Offices

For questions regarding the HASS Requirement
, contact Patty Fernandes, Advisor, Communication and HASS Requirements at, x3-2313, room 35-433.