- 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
- 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 an Academic Advisor
- Contact the CBC Advisor (listed in the column to the left) with questions or to schedule an appointment.
- 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.
Current CHEM majors
- Majors: Contact your CBC Advisor (listed in the column to the left) with questions or to schedule an appointment.
In addition to BIOC and CHEM programs, the following programs are available on the UA campus to students:
- What To Do To Get Admitted to Medical and Graduate School - Video presentation by Marc Tischler
- Pre-pharmacy Advising
- Advising Resource Center
- Honors Program
- Pre-health Advising
- Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium
- Undergraduate Biology Research Program
Resources are also available outside the university that may help with career guidance.
- The American Chemical Society College to Career Guide
- The American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology includes info on career advice, jobs board, networking ideas, and more!
- 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 for your catalog year and major, you still have questions, please email the respective CBC Academic Advisor (listed in the column on the left).