Advising

UNDERGRADUATE ADVISING STAFF

Undergraduate Advisor: Chika Anyiwo
Peer Advisor: Skyler Mattos and Wilson Lee
 
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 email us from your UCSB email account and include your PERM number. 
 

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 Biochemistry Majors: Dr. Kalju Kahn
 
For Transfer Students: Dr. Peter Ford
 
 

VIRTUAL ADVISING

We will continue to provide advising services remotely, via Zoom, until further notice. 






Day

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

AM

Walk-Ins:

9:15-11 AM

Walk-Ins:

10 AM-12 PM

Walk-Ins:

9:15-11 AM

Walk-Ins:

9:15-12 PM

Walk-Ins:

9-11 AM

PM

Walk-Ins:

12:30-2:45 PM

Appointments:

1:15-3:15 PM

Walk-Ins:

2-4 PM

Appointments:

1:15-3:15 PM

Walk-Ins:

12:30-2:45 PM

Appointments:

1:15-3:15 PM

Walk-Ins:

12-3 PM

Appointments:

1:15-3:15 PM

No Walk-In hours

 
Click here to view when we are out of office. 
 
Please note that advising services will be unavailable on campus holidays and appointments are unavailable during the first two weeks of the quarter. 
 

 

Use the chart below to determine if your question(s) can be answered via walk-ins or an appointment. 

 

Walk-in or Appointment?

 

Visit Walk-ins (click the "X")

 

Make an Appointment (click the "X")

Academic Difficulties   X
Articulations   X
Approval codes X  
Chemistry BS/Materials MS Program   X
Change of Major - Declaring a full major (for students currently declared Pre-Chemistry)   X
Change of Major - Declaring pre-chemistry (for students not currently declared Pre-Chemistry)   X
Chemistry Minor   X
Chemistry 99/199 petitions X  
Considering a double major   X
Course Scheduling  X  
Crashing and Waitlist procedures X  
Declaring for Degree Candidacy (Graduation)  Click here  
Departmental Honors Program (Distinction in the Major)   X
DSP   X
EAP planning  - Study abroad   X
Enrollment Inquiries X  
Grad School inquiries   X
Grading concerns   X
Lab switches X  
Major Progress Checks X  
Passtimes deadlines X  
Proposed Schdule for Graduation (PSG)   X
Research and Opportunities   X
Retroactive drops/withdrawal petition   X
Second repeat petition   X

 

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