Get In Touch With Counselors Virtually!

Bio Sci Student Affairs offers an online live chat service available for students to ask general counseling or advising related questions. Counselors/Peer Academic Advisors in the School of Biological Sciences are available to answer general questions related to the following:

Policies and Procedures

Change of Major Requirements for BioSci Majors

Degree Requirements

Enrollment Issues

Our BioSci Chat will open at 10am on 12/16/2021 and unavailable all day on 12/17 and 12/20.

Bio Sci Chat is intended for questions that can be answered quickly.  Students who have questions and need advisement that requires more time, please schedule a 1:1 appointment with an academic counselor.  To schedule an appointment, please visit Click on the orange “Schedule Appointments” button on the right-hand side of the page. Next, select “Bio Sci Student Affairs” as the office you would like to meet with. Follow the prompts to schedule an appointment.

NOTE: Live Chat is NOT intended to answer questions related to:

  • Career Counseling/Pre Health Professional Advising
  • Admissions Counseling
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • Graduation Checks
  • Creating a Study Plan
  • Academic Probation or Disqualification
  • Personal/Crisis/Mental Health Counseling 

Bio Sci Chat is not available for Personal/Crisis/Mental Health Counseling. UC Irvine students in need of these services should contact the UCI Counseling Center directly:

Weekday Hours
Monday 10:00am-12:00pm
& 1:00pm-4:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-12:00pm
& 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm
& 1:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm
& 1:00pm-4:00pm
Friday 10:00am-12:00pm
& 1:00pm-4:00pm