Academic Advising

Academic advisors know the policies, procedures and details of their programs. Consult an academic advisor for information on:

  • Academic programs
  • Degree requirements
  • Career options
  • Course selection
  • Secondary fields of study
  • Extra-curricular activities

Advisor

Advisors are located in each academic department for departmental majors. The NatSci Office of Undergraduate Academic and Student Affairs provides a one-stop location for career consulting, study abroad planning and advising for preprofessional health students, along with major administration through the NatSci Dean's Office.

Kendra Pyle
105B Biochemistry, phone (517) 353-5556
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

BMB website | BMB advising

Danielle Lopez
108 Natural Science, phone (517) 353-9833
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Biological Science website

Schedule appointment with the Advising Appointment System.

Use the BLD advising page to find your advisor.

BLD website | BLD advising

Dr. Steve Poulios
185 Chemistry Building, phone (517) 355-9715 ext. 332
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Dr. Lynmarie Posey
61 Chemistry Building, phone (517) 355-9715 ext. 210
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Chemistry website

Geological Science and earth Science
Dr. Kazuya Fujita
15 Natural Science, phone (517) 355-0142

Environmental Geoscience
Dr. Dave Long
141 Natural Science, phone (517) 353-9618

Geological Sciences website

Schedule an appointment using the Advising Appointment System

Ms. Heidi Purdy
108 Natural Science, phone (517) 432-2381

Natalie Clark
108 Natural Science, phone (517) 884-0351

Mr. Brian Chadwick
C221 Wells Hall, phone (517) 353-5019

Mr. Ron Powers
C222 Wells Hall, phone (517) 432-1007

Math website | Math advising

Dr. Jeannine Scott
2225 Biomedical Physical Science, phone (517) 884-5418
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

MMG Website | MMG Advising

Mr. Mo Gerhardt
108 Natural Science, phone (517) 353-7153
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Danielle Lopez
108 Natural Science, phone (517) 353-9833
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Physics
To schedule appointment with the Physics advisor, Dr. Stuart Tessmer,
please contact Kim Crosslan at
1312 Biomedical Physical Science, phone (517) 884-5531

Astronomy
Dr. Steve Zepf
3268 Biomedical Physical Science, phone (517) 884-5617

PA website | PA advising

Dr. Lori Seischab
2201 Biomedical Physical Science, phone (517) 884-5200
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

For further questions contact Ms. Kim Crain at
2240 Biomedical Physical Science, phone (517) 884-5075

Physiology website

Ms. Kendra Pyle
105B Biochemistry, phone (517) 353-5556
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Plant Biology website | Plant Biology advising

Ms. Janae Currington
108 Natural Science, phone (517) 353-8951
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Mr. Mo Gerhardt
108 Natural Science, phone (517) 353-7153
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Ms. Heidi Purdy - Preprofessional Human Biology Majors and Honors College Human Biology Majors Only
108 Natural Science, phone (517) 432-2381
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Ms. Natalie Clark – Preprofessional Human Biology (Non Honors College) Majors Only
108 Natural Science, phone (517) 884-0351
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Preprofessional Peer Advisors - Scheduling assistance for freshman preprofessional students (not in the Honors College) and freshman Human Biology majors.  PPAs can answer preprofessional questions for students at any level.

108 Natural Science, phone (517) 884-6841
Schedule an appointment with the Advising Appointment System.

Schedule appointment with the Advising Appointment System.

Mr. Jim Harding
205 Museum, phone (517) 353-7978
(Advises any Zoology major about proposed schedule or other advising issues and approves substitutions. Meets with prospective Zoology majors.)

Dr. Sue Hill
163 Giltner, phone (517) 353-4528
(Honors College students should schedule their initial appointment with Dr. Hill. Advises any Zoology major, especially Juniors and Seniors in the BS Zoology, Marine Biology concentration.  Available only during the academic year, not in summer.)

Dr. Will Kopachik
343 Natural Science, phone (517) 353-5166
(Advises any Zoology major about proposed schedule or other advising issues and approves substitutions. Meets with prospective Zoology majors.)

Ms. Katie Licht
425Natural Science, phone (517) 353-2269
(Advises any Zoology major about proposed schedule or other advising issues and approrves substitutions. Meets with prospective Zoology majors.)

Dr. Richard Snider
235 Natural Science, phone (517) 355-8473
(Zoology (BS) juniors and seniors in Zoo & Aquarium Science concentration should meet with Dr. Snider. Dr. Snider also approves ZOL 497 & 498 internships, independent study credits and substitutions; manages the Zoology BS/MS program and is the initial department contact for Professorial Assistants.)

Ms. Priscilla Walker
350 Natural Science, phone (517) 432-9819
(Advises any Zoology major about proposed schedule or other advising issues and approves substitutions. ZOL 496 internships and independent studies. Meets with prospective Zoology majors. Certifies degree completion for Zoology majors.)

Zoology website | Zoology advising

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