Advising in BMB

Photo of the BMB Advising Team, with Dr. Amy Springer top left, Valerie Miller, top right, Emmy Cooper bottom left, and Hannah Hollister bottom right.

BMB wants you to be successful here and beyond! We have multiple advising resources available to help you navigate the process of completing your degree. If you are unsure of whom to contact, please email with your questions.

Peer Advising

BMB Peer Advisors are upperclassmen majoring in Biochemistry who are able to answer and resolve general advising questions. They work particularly with students new to UMass and to the major.

Academic Advising

Valerie and Emmy are your primary advisors and will be overseeing your progression through the BMB major. Dr. Amy Springer is your Chief Undergraduate Advisor and can help with advising specific to course content and opportunities in the major.

Faculty Advising

BMB faculty are available to answer questions about graduate school, careers, and how to make the most of your BMB degree.

CNS Advising

Contact the College of Natural Science (CNS) advising office for help with general academic policies and procedures such as late adds, course and semester withdrawals, and course repeat options.

Career Advising

The CNS Career & Professional Development Center is available to help you find internships, co-ops, and research opportunities while developing strategies to increase your visible value to employers.