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Welcome to the VCU Department of Biology Undergraduate Advising

The Department of Biology Advising Office advises students once they enter their second year as well as all transfer students.

Where can you find your VCU Biology advisors?

Trani Life Sciences Building
1000 W. Cary St., Rm 216
Richmond, Virginia 23284

How can you contact us? 

  • Prospective VCU students can email us at bioadvising@vcu.edu   
  • Current VCU students who are biology majors or are interested in the biology major or minor can contact individual advisors based on the assignments listed below.

How can you make an appointment?

  • Current VCU biology majors and minors can log into their myVCU portal and click on the “Advising Appointments” link.
  • Students who are not declared biology majors or minors or non VCU students can call the Biology department main office: (804) 828-1562.

How can you track your degree requirements and progress?

VCU uses Degree Works to track degree progress.  Current students can access Degree Works through the Student tab on eServices.

 

Meet your advisors:

Ms. Rachel Hill, Academic Advisor

 

Ms. Rachel Hill
Assistant Director of Biology Undergraduate Advising

komosinskira@vcu.edu

Assigned advisees:
All 2nd year+ and transfer students with last initials A

 

Mr. Alvin Bryant, Academic Advisor

 

Mr. Alvin Bryant
Assistant Director of Biology Undergraduate Advising

arbryant@vcu.edu

Assigned advisees:
All 2nd year+ and transfer students with last initials B-C
All biology minors

 

Mr. Gerron Scott, Academic Advisor

 

Mr. Gerron Scott
Academic Advisor

grscott2@vcu.edu

Assigned advisees:
All 2nd year+ and transfer students with last initials D-I

 

 

Ms. Samantha Rogers, Academic Advisor

 

Ms. Samantha Rogers
Academic Advisor

slrogers2@vcu.edu

Assigned advisees:
All 2nd year+ and transfer students with last initials J-M

 

 

Ms. Elizabeth Heck, Academic Advisor

 

Ms. Elizabeth Heck
Academic Advisor

ebheck@vcu.edu

Assigned advisees:
All 2nd year+ and transfer students with last initials N-Sc

 

 

Mr. Ryan O'Hallahan, Academic Advisor

 

Mr. Ryan O’Hallahan
Academic Advisor

ohallahanrc@vcu.edu

Assigned advisees:
All 2nd year+ and transfer students with last initials Sd-Z

 

 

For questions about undergraduate research in Biology at VCU please contact:

Dr. Sarah Golding, Director of Biology Undergraduate Research

 

Dr. Sarah Golding
Director of Biology Undergraduate Research

segolding@vcu.edu

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