Academic Advising

Make an appointment with Valerie Miller

Check-out this step-by-step tutorial on how to make a BMB Advising appointment!

 

Valerie Miller and Virginia McLaurin, Academic Advisors

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Valerie and Virginia are your primary advisors and will be overseeing your progression through the BMB major. They are both available to provide guidance on course selection and can help you resolve any academic issues that you may encounter.

Ask them about:

  • Course registration help
  • Advising holds/registration holds
  • CHC requirements for Departmental Honors
  • Senior year in Absentia
  • Five College coursework/courses taken at other institutions
  • BMB course overrides
  • Study abroad/domestic exchange opportunities
  • Managing academic challenges and/or personal difficulties
  • Declaring BMB as a Major/Minor
  • Clearance for Graduation

Office: Lederle Grad Research Tower (LGRT) 914 and 916

Email: bmbadvising@biochem.umass.edu

 

Dr. Amy Springer, Chief Undergraduate Advisor

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Dr. Springer is your Chief Undergraduate Advisor and can help with specific advising concerns, including approval of transfer courses, requirements for the major, applications for scholarships, and career or internship planning.

Ask her about:

  • Questions about prerequisites and degree requirements
  • Approval of transfer courses and advanced electives
  • Scholarships/internships/graduate school/independent study
  • Managing academic challenges and/or personal difficulties
  • Matching interests and career options

Office: Lederle Grad Research Tower (LGRT) 918

Email: chiefadvisor@biochem.umass.edu