Academic Advising

Academic advisors know the policies, procedures, and details of their programs. Student and advisor responsibilities are defined in the Advising Syllabus.

Advising Objectives

The College of Natural Science has developed the following objectives to assist in meeting the Institutional Learning Goals. The objectives for each year incorporate all the Institutional Learning Goals into the advising experience.

Please read before your advising appointment:

 

Advisors

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.

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, (517) 353-1134
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Dr. Lynmarie Posey
61 Chemistry Building, (517) 353-1193
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Chemistry website

Earth Science
Dr. Danita Brandt
209 Natural Science, (517) 355-6595

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

Earth and Environmental Sciences website

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

Janae Lawler
108 Natural Science, (517) 432-2381
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Kaitlin Peterson
108 Natural Science, (517) 884-0351
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Kate Thome
108 Natural Science, (517) 353-8951
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Schedule appointment with the Advising Appointment System.

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

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

Ms. Katie Licht
350 Natural Science, (517) 432-9819
(Advises any Integrative Biology major about proposed schedule or other advising issues and approves substitutions. Meets with prospective Integrative Biology majors.)

Dr. Eila Roberts
323A Natural Science, (517) 353-2269
(Internships, Prospective Students, Academic Orientation, All Department Majors)

Dr. Richard Snider
03 Natural Science, (517) 355-8473
(Integrative Biology (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 Integrative Biology BS/MS program and is the initial department contact for Professorial Assistants.)

Integrative Biology website | Integrative Biology advising

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

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

Math website | Math advising

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

MMG Website | MMG Advising

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

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

Physics
To schedule appointment with the Physics advisor, Dr. Stuart Tessmer, please contact Jennifer Miller at 1312 Biomedical Physical Science, (517) 884-5532.

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

PA website | PA advising

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

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

Physiology website

 

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

Janae Lawler
108 Natural Science, (517) 432-2381
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Kaitlin Peterson
108 Natural Science, (517) 884-0351
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Kate Thome
108 Natural Science, (517) 353-8951
Schedule appointment with Advising Appointment System.

Preprofessional Peer Advisors - Scheduling assistance for freshman preprofessional students and freshman Human Biology majors. PPAs can answer preprofessional questions for students at any level.

108 Natural Science, (517) 884-6841
Schedule an appointment with the Advising Appointment System. Appointment times listed under "Carolyn Sekedat".

Leonard Johnson
C413 Wells Hall, (517) 355-3287

Vince Melfi
C421 Wells Hall, (517) 432-3384

STT website

Course Override Requests

Course override requests are handled by each department differently, so visit your academic unit website to get your override request started today.

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