Students should schedule a session with an academic advisor as soon as possible. The academic advising office is in room 3611 of the Bayou Building; email; phone 281-283-3711.

The faculty advisors assist the students by:

  • Approving elective course selections
  • Determining foundation courses students need
  • Approving the CPS
  • Evaluating the students' academic records, if necessary
  • Helping students set up an individual study plan
  • Offering advice on course selections
  • Offering advice on requests to waive courses

Before meeting with the faculty advisor, students should:

  • Select their elective courses
  • Bring all transcripts to help their faculty advisor determine whether they need foundation courses

The academic advisors help students by:

  • Helping them set up draft CPS
  • Approving the CPS
  • Partially evaluating their academic records
  • Advising undergraduate students on all lower-level courses as well as some upper-level courses
  • Processing requests for lower-level course waivers
  • Assigning a faculty advisor to every student

The current faculty advisors for undergraduate Biology: