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Academic Advising

All Biology majors should consult with a faculty advisor on issues such as course selection.  When you contact your faculty advisor to set up an appointment, please include days/times during regular business hours that you are available to meet - this can expedite the process of establishing an appointment.

Are you a new freshman?  New freshman advising information here.

Are you a new transfer student?  New transfer advising information here.

All new/continuing freshmen, sophomores, new transfer students, students declaring a new major, and probation students will be advised by:
Steve Calhoun - last names beginning with A-K
Gina Sella - last names beginning with L-Z

Dr. Elena Pravosudova
Advisor for junior and senior biology and neuroscience majors in good academic standing with last names beginning with A through G.

  • Office: SFB 202
  • Office hours by appointment.
  • Contact by phone: (775) 784-1704 or by e-mail at epravosudova@unr.edu

Dr. Josh Stevenson
Advisor for junior and senior biology and neuroscience majors in good academic standing with last names beginning with H through P.

Dr. Jennifer Hollander
Advisor for junior and senior biology and neuroscience majors in good academic standing with last names beginning with Q through Z.

  • Office: SFB 210
  • Office hours by appointment.
  • Contact by phone at (775) 784-1793 or by e-mail at jhollander@unr.edu

Dr. Pamela Sandstrom

  • Office SFB 207
  • Office hours by appointment
  • Contact by phone: (775) 784-6681 or by email at psandstrom@unr.edu

Spring 2015 Upper Division BIOL electives:

  • BIOL 405 - Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 406 - Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • BIOL 410 - Plant Physiology
  • BIOL 421 - Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 430 - Field Ornithology
  • BIOL 431 - Ichthyology
  • BIOL 432 - Herpetology
  • BIOL 433 - Ornithology
  • BIOL 437 - Entomology
  • BIOL 446 - Desert and Montane Ecosystems
  • BIOL 475 - Neurobiology
  • BIOL 481 - Principles of Animal Behavior
  • BIOL 482 - Cell Biology of Disease
  • BCH 400 - Introductory Biochemistry

Class Schedules

Graduation Related Information

Students who have confirmed they will complete all requirements at the end of a term can apply for graduation through MyNEVADA.  More information on how to apply for graduation using MyNEVADA here.

Graduation Application Deadlines:

  • December (Fall) - October 1
  • May (Spring) - March 1
  • August (Summer) - June 1

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