Where is your office located?

Biology Undergraduate Advising is part of the Student & Instructional Services office in Pacific Hall, Room 1128.

We’re just behind Muir Field, south of the new Tata Hall, and west of Ridge Walk. Our closest campus shuttle stop is the Natural Sciences Building (NSB).


What are the Biology Advising Office hours?

Our office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm. We are closed Monday-Friday, 12:00pm-1:00pm and Tuesday mornings, 8:00am-1:00pm.


What are the Biology Advising Walk-In hours? When can I make an appointment?

Check our advising poster below!

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What is the best way to contact an advisor directly for a quick question?

Got a quick question? If you’re a UCSD student, reach out to us via the Virtual Advising Center (VAC)!  The VAC can be accessed through TritonLink or online at

Non-UCSD students should email us at or give us a call at 858-534-0557.


I want to participate in the Bachelor’s/Master’s (BS/MS) program and/or the PhD program. Who do I speak with?

Biology Graduate Student and Instructional Services can be reached at 858-534-8983.

Current UCSD Biology PhD students should contact Non-UCSD students interested in the PhD program should contact