Welcome SOAR Students
Welcome SOAR students! Biology Major advisors work with freshmen and transfer students as specialist and generalist advisors in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the College of Letters and Science. You will receive directions from your college about how to connect with advisors during your SOAR week. Links and instructions for SOAR Introductory Biology Consulting can be found here: https://neuromajor.wisc.edu/soar/.
Summer 2020 Biology Major Advising
Biology Major advisors will be available for online and phone appointments during Summer 2020. To schedule an online advising appointment, use Starfish and select “Microsoft Teams” or “online” as the location. Your Biology Major Advisor will send you a link and directions to access the meeting. To schedule a phone appointment, use Starfish and select “phone” as the location and call your advisor at your appointment time.
Check https://advising.wisc.edu/covid-19/ for information on Academic and Career Advising Services during COVID-19 at UW-Madison.
Your advisor is here to guide you through the Biology major. We can address your questions and concerns, provide advice, help you create a four-year degree plan that meets your major and professional goals, and connect you to resources. It is important to remember that advising is about the process, and some questions do not have a quick and easy answer. Your advisor will challenge you to self-reflect, to critically think about your goals and strategies, and to develop decision-making skills. Please see our Biology Major Academic Advising Syllabus. For more information about what to expect during your advising appointment, visit UW Undergraduate Advising.
Advisors are assigned based on the students last name: (Map)
A through Di
2526 Microbial Sciences Bldg
M through R
S through Z
Faculty Advisors: The Biology Major has a network of over 50 faculty advisors on campus to advise students within the Biology Major. Faculty Advisors are excellent resources for research guidance, graduate school preparation, and navigating the major requirements. Students may be assigned a faculty advisor upon major declaration. Once matched, contact the faculty advisor directly for an appointment.