Apply to the Family and Human Services Program

The Family and Human Services (FHS) program does not have an application process, you simply need to add the major. 

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Information on how to schedule an advising appointment is available below. 

Add the Family and Human Services Major

Incoming students may declare the FHS major at the time of their admission to the University of Oregon or explore the major by talking with an academic advisor during IntroDucktion.

Current UO students may also explore or declare the FHS major by talking with an academic advisor.


Learn more about the Family and Human Services (FHS) program

Check out this episode of the College of Education's Look No Feather podcast!

Listen to an overview of the major including what you can expect to learn from the course work, the types of experience that you can gain through the program, and the different career paths that you can pursue as they are discussed with Dr. Benedict McWhirter, a professor in Counseling Psychology, Prevention Science, Couples and Family therapy, and Family and Human Services as well as Dr. Jean Kjellstrand, an Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology and Human Services.

Take Me to the Podcast!

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To meet with a COE advisor 

Appointments available Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PST)

Zoom/Microsoft Teams/in-person advising appointments are available. To schedule, follow the instructions outlined to the right. 

If you need further assistance or the available times do not work with your schedule, please contact Student Academic Services by phone (541) 346-3405 or email.

Send an Email

Download THE NAVIGATE APP (recommended) and follow the instructions below:

  1. Log in with your Duck ID
  2. Select Schedule an Appointment
  3. Choose College of Education in the appointment drop down
  4. Choose the main topic for your meeting in the service drop down
  5. Select Find Available Times
  6. Choose a day and time that works for you or search by advisor or meeting type (Teams/Zoom, In-Person)
  7. Select Schedule to Confirm Appointment