Advising for Biochemistry and Biophysics & Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Majors
Spring 2021
Due to the COVID-19 social distancing requirements, BB/BMB advisors will be conducting all of their advising appointments remotely using either zoom (drop in hours) or MS Teams (scheduled appointments). To learn how to download and use Zoom, visit the OSU website HERE.

Change in Major
Students Interested in changing a major to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology or Biochemistry and Biophysics

Thank you for your interest in our major. Please review the academic planning information on the Undergraduate page. Then make an appointment with one of our advisors here to discuss changing your major.

Returning BB/BMB Students

There are two types of advising available to BB and BMB students. Drop-in advising and 30 min appointments. Drop-in appointments are designated for questions and meeting with an advisor for quick questions or for advising when you don’t need a pin. Pins will not be given in drop-in hours. When using drop-in hours, you will be sent to the waiting room queue and the advisor will meet with students in the order of their arrival. Please find us in our virtual office (zoom) at the designated times below.

Zoom-drop-in hours for BB and BMB majors:

Spring Term 2021
Monday Wednesday Thursday
11:00 am - 11:50 am 9:00 am - 9:50 am 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom link
30 Min Advising Appointments

First years (students in general chemistry) are expected to meet with us every term. Second and Third years (in Ochem and biochem) will be expected to meet with us either Fall (last names A-L) or Winter (M-Z) and Spring (all students A-Z). Students in their last year are not required but are encouraged to schedule a meeting to discuss any graduation concerns and career preparation questions they may have. If you are not scheduled to advise with us this term and need to talk to us, please use the drop-in hours.

In order to meet with your advisor about the next term’s registration, you should have made/updated a plan saved in your MyDegrees planner. If you don’t know how, please see this tutorial. Your advisor may choose not to meet with you if you have not made a plan or considered your coursework prior to the meeting.

Instructions for making an advising appointment:

Click the hyperlinked name in the table below to reach the appointment calendar for each advisor.

Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021
1st Years (students in General Chemistry)
2nd Years (students in Organic Chemistry)
Last Name A-L*
3rd Years (students in Biochemistry)
Last Name A-L*
Students graduating in the current academic year - as needed

*Students who are veterans or on veterans benefits and student athletes require a pin each term and thus require a meeting each term, regardless of last name.