Undergraduate Advising Staff

Chika Anyiwo and Elsie Dominguez

UCSB students: please email us from your UCSB email account and include your PERM number. As a note, please allow two full business days for us to respond to your email.

Virtual Advising

We will be available virtually for advising throughout the Spring quarter. Please click here to learn more about our Walk-in Hours and Appointments.  

Locate our Department Advising Offices

Declaring Your Major

Faculty Advisors

Contact your faculty advisor for course content-related questions, undergraduate preparation for medical and graduate school, research with faculty, or if referred by the undergraduate advising staff. 

For Freshmen and Seniors: Petra van Koppen

For Sophomores and Juniors: Scott Price

For Biochemistry Majors: Kalju Kahn

For Honors Students: Paula Bruice


Tel: (805) 893-3295


Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9510