Biology advisors are available for both in person and virtual appointments. You can choose the type of appointment you prefer when you schedule your appointment. Virtual visits with your advisor can be by phone or by Zoom.
A step-by-step guide to using Zoom for advising appointments is available HERE.
Need advising? Contact us at:
Biology Undergraduate Office
216 Morrill Science Center
Undergraduate Program Coordinator: Bruce Byers
Undergraduate Program Advisor: Meghan Gerson
Undergraduate Program Advisor: Emily Fleming
Undergraduate Program Assistant: Sue Clevenger
Undergraduate Program Assistant: Courtney Henley
Inquiries about Departmental Honors: firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule an Appointment
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 a phone, Zoom, or in-person meeting with an advisor at a time convenient for you. Or you can make an appointment online, by clicking below:
Changing your major to Biology
If you have definitely decided to change your major to Biology, just send an email message to Sue Clevenger or Courtney Henley and they will make the change. Or you can phone the Biology Advising Office (413-545-2287).
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.
Biology Peer and Drop In Virtual Advising
Click HERE to see the most up-to-date drop-in availability.
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 advising or scheduled appointments.