Advising

Need advising? Contact us at:

Biology Undergraduate Office
216 Morrill Science Center
(413) 545-2287
Hours: M-F 8:00-5:00

Undergraduate Program Coordinator: Bruce Byers

Undergraduate Program Advisor: Alyssa Lutservitz

Undergraduate Program Assistant: Sue Clevenger

Departmental Honors Coordinators: Lynn Adler (students with last name beginning A-M)
                                                    Gerald Downes (last name N-Z)
                                                    honors@bio.umass.edu

You can meet with an advisor whenever you like.

When you'd like to meet with an advisor, call or stop by the Biology Undergraduate Office (see contact info above). We will arrange for you to meet with an advisor, at a time convenient for you. Or you can make an appointment online, by clicking on the button below:

It's also fine to drop by the Undergrad Office any time to ask a question, get information or meet with a peer advisor (see hours below). Or contact us by email (click on the links above).

Peer advisors are available each day of the academic year for walk-in advising. Peer advising hours for Fall '17 are:

  • Monday 10:00-11:30 and 1:00-3:00
  • Tuesday 10:00-11:00 and 1:00-2:30
  • Wednesday 10:00-11:00
  • Thursday 9:30-11:00 and 1:00-3:30
  • Friday 9:30-2:00

There is a separate office for Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental advising. It is in Shade Tree Labs, just behind Morrill. For more information or to schedule an appointment, see this web page.