The SOCY Undergraduate Advising Office has moved to an all online services format.

     **Appointments must be made 24 hours in advance.**

  • Current UMD students:  Please log in to TerpEngage to schedule an appointment.

  • All others, please email me: amclaug1 [at]



  • To request Stamps for a SOCY Registration block:

    • amclaug1 [at] 

      • please include SOCY Block in the subject line of your email and your name and UID number in the body of the email.





  • Add the SOCY Major: 

    To begin a major change or major addition request, please click here


  • You will receive an email with detailed instructions including tasks for completing your request to add or change your major. Throughout the process you may be notified if additional actions are required.

  • The tasks will include meeting with a departmental advisor for your new major, attending or completing a workshop, and submitting a graduation plan. 

  • Once you complete all of the tasks listed in the system and your graduation plan has been approved, your major will be changed or added.

  • These requests may take up to 15 business days to process. 

  • If you have any questions, for help please contact: Dr. Amy McLaughlin, amclaug1 [at] 

    *Students on academic probation/dismissal, student athletes and other designated student populations will be required to schedule an appointment with a BSOS College Advisor to finalize their major change or addition.


  • Add the Sociology Minor: 


  • Add the Demography Minor: 

    • How do students add the Demography Minor?  


  • Drop the SOCY Major or Sociology/Demography Minor:

    • To drop the SOCY major, please contact BSOS advising:

    • To drop the Sociology/Demography Minor:

      • Email: amclaug1 [at]          

        • Please write Drop Demography Minor in the subject line, and include your request (drop minor), name, and UID number in the email. 


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02/06/2024 - 3:17 pm