Welcome to Biological Sciences
We will be doing drop-in academic advising appointments the first week of the Spring 2023 Semester January 9th to January 13th. Please go to the following link to find the hours and locations these will be taking place.
As an undergraduate, advising is your gateway to the School of Biological Sciences. Here you have a dedicated team to help you navigate your education.
Academic Advising Appointments
We are now offering academic advising appointments for either in-person or virtually. To make an appointment with one of the advisors or to utilize our drop-in advising times, click the links below.
The Advising office is open M-F 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed 12-1 pm for lunch). The advising office is located on the second floor Rm 220 of the James Talmage Building on Presidents Circle, north of the South Biology Building
For drop-in advising please go to the Drop-In Advising page.
Students should have a valid photo ID. If you are considering transferring to the U of U or if you are a newly transferred student, please bring in a copy of an official or unofficial transcript.
The Biology Advising Office is located on the second floor Rm 220 of the James Talmage Building, on Presidents Circle just north of the South Biology Building.
Students must check-in at the front desk. If your appointment is at The Hive in the Crocker Science Center Room 240, please check in with the front desk staff. A valid photo ID will be required upon check-in.
If you are not able to make your appointment, please be courteous to the advisors and cancel ahead of time. If you are running late, call the advising office at 801-587-0639.
Parking is available at the visitors parking lot nearest the Marriott Library and Campus Bookstore. We do not validate parking. If you plan to be on campus for a longer period of time, a visitor or day pass may be purchased online through Commuter Services.
You can declare a biology major (BA/BS/Teaching) by visiting the Biology Advising Office during business hours (M-F 8:30AM - 4:30PM, closed 12PM-1:00PM) when the University is in session). Please bring a photo ID (UofU ID card or drivers license). The Advising Office is located in the James Talmage Building, second floor Rm 220.
No, emphases are not required.
“Yes!” If you are participating in approved research at the University of Utah, you can enroll in BIOL 4955: Individual research, which counts as both an upper division biology course AND a biology lab towards your Biology degree (BIOL 4955 Individual research can be counted once, for a max of 3 credits and 2 lab units).