Undergraduate Advising

Information for contacting Academic Advisors in following areas
| BIOC Majors | | CHEM Majors | | SCED (Science Education) | Related Programs | | CHEM/BIOC minors |


  • Understanding the respective major programs
  • General education, foundation, and major coursework
  • Schedule/course planning
  • Transfer evaluations
  • Adding majors and minors
  • First and final stop for senior degree check
  • Adjustments to UAccess advisement program requirement reports
  • Interpretation and providing advice regarding policies and procedures
  • Faculty Advisor assignments
  • help you identify and explore career options, and help you develop a plan for reaching long term goals;
  • encourage you to take advantage of college success strategies and resources to help you reach academic goals;
  • promote exploration of experiential-learning experiences and on-campus experiences to develop interpersonal and leadership skills, and explore career goals;
  • promote your ability to think critically, solve problems, and make informed decisions about your future life plans;
  • serve as mentors by providing personal guidance, support, and advocacy; and
  • refer you to additional campus professionals who can also coach you in specific areas of development.



  • Contact the CBC Advisor (listed in the column to the right) with questions or to schedule an appointment. Walk-in hours available (below).
  • Faculty Advisors for BIOC majors provide advising and approval on independent study, directed research, and senior capstone options. Biochemistry faculty can also provide professional and graduate school advising. 
  • BIOC majors are assigned a Faculty Advisor in their second year after completing BIOC 296b.


  • Majors: contact your CBC Advisor (listed in the column to the right) with questions or to schedule an appointment. Walk-in hours available (below).



In addition to BIOC and CHEM programs, the following programs are available on the UA campus to students:

Pre-health Advising

What To Do To Get Admitted to Medical and Graduate School - Video presentation by Marc Tischler

Pre-pharmacy Advising

Advising Resource Center

Honors Program Advising - CBC's own Honors Track Page



  • Appointments for minors are generally not necessary. Most questions can be answered on a walk-in basis (below) or through email.  Your major advisor can add the BIOC/CHEM minor. We do not require that you meet with us to add the minor.
  • If, after consulting the requirements | online | for your catalog year, you still have questions, please email the respective CBC Academic Advisor (listed in the column on the right).


  • Martin Marquez II, Senior Academic Advisor: Old Chemistry Rm 210B, check WISE Advising scheduler HERE (also for appointments). 
  • Megan Cunnington, Academic Advisor: Old Chemistry Rm 210A, check WISE Advising scheduler HERE (also for appointments).
  • Olivia Mendoza: Old Chem 210A, by appointment only.