Advising

Need advising? Contact us at:

Biology Undergraduate Office
216 Morrill Science Center
(413) 545-2287
Hours: M-F 8:30-5:00

Undergraduate Program Coordinator: Bruce Byers

Undergraduate Program Advisor: Meghan Gerson

Undergraduate Program Assistant: Sue Clevenger

Undergraduate Program Assistant: Carrie Howard

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:

If you have definitely decided to change your major to Biology, just send an email message to Sue Clevenger and she will make the change. Or you can phone the Biology Advising Office (413-545-2287) or come to the office (216 Morrill) in person.

We recommend that you meet with a Biology advisor before or soon after changing your major to Biology. If you would like to do that, see the section above for instructions on how to make an appointment.

Check back later for the Fall 2019 peer advising schedule

E-mail: biopeeradvising@umass.edu

Our Biology Peer Advisors can answer questions about:

• Understanding the Biology major and the components of the curriculum
• Planning balanced academic schedules
• Using and reading your Academic Requirements Report (ARR)
• Tips for finding research experiences on campus
• Navigating through university resources including counseling, tutoring, and other, personal and academic support services.
• Completing College of Natural Sciences and university requirements

Peer Advisors are available for both drop-in appointments or scheduled appointments.Use the button below to schedule an appointment!


Emma Masse
Chinemerem Nwokemodo-Ihejirika
Julia Pelletier
Felipe Pina
Benjamin Sheldon
Jeff Tarantino
Felicia Wang