Declaring a Major

Declaring a major in Criminology is easy, just use the following guidelines:

  • See your College academic advisor to create an official worksheet on Penn in Touch
  • Make an appointment with our Undergraduate Chair, Aaron Chalfin, by sending an email to
  • If you decide to declare, you can fill out a Declare Major form in our CRIM office located in room 558 (5th floor) of the McNeil Building at 3718 Locust Walk


Temporary Virtual Instructions (COVID-19):

  • To declare major, please email Ciara Roberts at requesting to declare your major

  • If you have questions regarding course requirements and the criminology major, please send an email to the Undergraduate Chair, Aaron Chalfin, at