Undergraduate Coordinator and Directors
Jerria McCoy-Thompson, Biology Undergraduate Coordinator
Petit Science Center, Room 482
The Office of the Undergraduate Coordinator provides support to undergraduate Biology students, offering academic advisement, registration assistance, and career counseling. Biology majors are encouraged to seek regular advisement, consulting the department for curriculum guidance. Walk-in hours for the Undergraduate Coordinator are held daily from 10:00am – 12:00pm and again from 2:00pm – 4:00pm; appointments are also welcomed for other times. Graduation Audits, Directed Readings Requests, Undergraduate Research Requests, Study Abroad, Special Course Authorizations, Overflows, Pre-requisite Waivers, Degree Audit Adjustments, and General Department Information.
Dr. Jessica Parilla, Biology Undergraduate Director
Petit Science Center, Room 484
The office of the Undergraduate Director handles all aspects of the Biology Undergraduate program, including: course scheduling, grade appeals, student concerns, student-instructor mediation, internships, undergraduate research, and curriculum issues. Walk in office hours for the Undergraduate Director vary from week to week, and can be found on a calendar posted on the door of PSC 484. Appointments can also be made by phone or email.
Dr. Kavita Oommen, Biology Associate Undergraduate Director
Petit Science Center, Room 213
The office of the Associate Undergraduate Director is responsible for general advisement, transfer credit evaluation and pre-req overrides for Biology classes. Appointments can be made by phone or email.