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

Chat with an Academic Advisor

The Bio Sci Chat will be unavailable on the following dates for First-Year Orientation (SPOP):

  • SPOP 7 – Wednesday, August 4
  • SPOP 8 – Friday, August 6
  • SPOP 9 – Tuesday, August 10
  • SPOP 10 – Thursday, August 12

Bio Sci Chat is intended for questions that can be answered quickly.  Questions/advisement requiring more time should be emailed to an academic counselor.

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-5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-12:00pm
& 1:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm
& 1:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm
& 1:00pm-5:00pm
Friday 10:00am-12:00pm
& 1:00pm-5:00pm