Advising

ADVISING HOURS

Our office is open 9 AM-12 PM and 1-4 PM, Monday through Thursday for students to come in. On Fridays, advising is available only via Zoom. Click here to locate our Advising Office.
 
Day
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
AM
9 AM- 12 PM
11 AM-12 PM

 

9 AM- 12 PM
11 AM-12 PM
 
9 AM- 12 PM
In-Person
Advising
Unavailable
 
9:15-11:15 AM
PM
1-3:15 PM
1-3:15 PM
1-3:15 PM
1-3:15 PM
In-Person
Advising
Unavailable
 
1:00-3:00 PM

 

Note: Virtual Advising will be unavailable on Friday, June 14, 1-3 PM. 
 


UNDERGRADUATE ADVISING STAFF

Student Affairs Manager: India Madden
Student Affairs Coordinator: Lucy Vasquez
Undergraduate Advisor: Chika Anyiwo
Peer Advisors: Wilson Lee and Julia Washburn
Office Location: Building 232
 
Before emailing us, please click here to review our FAQ page. The answer to your inquiry may be available on this page. 
 
UCSB students: please contact us from your UCSB email account and include your PERM number.
 
Responsibilities: The undergraduate advising staff are your primary contacts for change of major and all other petitions, progress checks, enrollment and waitlist inquiries. The undergraduate advisors can answer most of your questions, or refer you to one of the faculty advisors. 
 

FACULTY UNDERGRADUATE ADVISORS

For Freshmen and Seniors (1st and 4th years): Dr. Bryanna Sylvester
 
For Sophomores and Juniors (2nd and 3rd years): Dr. Scott Price
 
For Transfer Students: Dr. Peter Ford
 
For CCS and Honors Students: Dr. Leroy Laverman
 
Faculty Undergraduate Advising Chair: Dr. Steve Buratto
 
 
Responsibilities: The undergraduate faculty advisors are your primary contacts for course content related questions, tips and advice for success in chemistry/science courses, undergraduate preparation for medical school, independent research with faculty, or if referred by a staff undergraduate advisor.