Undergraduate Academic Services Office

Walk in advising is on a first-come, first-served basis and are designed to be for sessions that are 10 minutes or less! Our less busy times for walk in advising tend to be in the early morning, or late afternoon.

For appointments: Please email the individual adviser you would like to see with a few times that may work for you in a given week. You should expect a response in one business day or sooner.

Please note appointments are very limited during registration and the first week of the quarter, so plan accordingly. 



Walk In Hours: 9AM-12PM & 1PM-4PM


Location: Hitchcock Hall, Room 318

Phone: 206-543-9120

E-Mail: bioladv@u.washington.edu

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*Thursday afternoon hours are 130-4PM

Academic Advisers for the Department of Biology

Janet Germeraad (206) 543 - 6647 janetjg@u.washington.edu
Andrea Pardo (206) 616-8147 acroz@u.washington.edu
Jason Patterson (206) 543 - 7767 patterj@u.washington.edu


Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Advising (OMAD)

The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Academic Counseling Services are dedicated to supporting academic excellence and undergraduate student achievement at the UW. OMA&D ACS offer one-to-one advising and assistance to UW students, particularly students from low-income families, students who will be the first in their family to graduate from a four-year college, and under-represented minority students.

Undergraduate Academic Advising

Advising for UW general education requirements as well as preprofessional advising for students interested in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nursing, physical therapy and other health professions. General information sessions offered quarterly; drop-in hours and appointments also available.

Pre-Health Advising

Pre Health advising is offered through the General academic advising unit on campus and information about pre-professional pre-requisite coursework can be found on this website. This website is a tool with basic guidelines and information only. Students should always check exact pre-requisites for each school they plan on applying to.