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 College of Science academic advisors.

Dr. Elena Pravosudova
Advisor for junior and senior biology majors in good academic standing with last names beginning with A-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 majors in good academic standing with last names beginning with H-O.

Dr. Pamela Sandstrom
Advisor for junior and senior biology majors in good academic standing with the last names beginning with P-Z.

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

Dr. Amy Altick
Advisor for junior and senior neuroscience majors in good academic standing with the last names beginning with A-K (L-Z will be advised by the Psychology department).

  • Office SFB 208
  • Office hours by appointment
  • Contact by phone: (775) 784-6679 or by email at aaltick@unr.edu

Spring 2020 Upper Division BIOL Electives:

  • BIOL 321 - Marine Biology
  • BIOL 405 - Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 410 - Plant Physiology
  • BIOL 420 - Aquatic Ecology
  • BIOL 429 - Biological Diversity
  • BIOL 430 - Field Ornithology
  • BIOL 433 - Ornithology
  • BIOL 437 - Entomology
  • BIOL 446 - Desert and Montane Ecosystems
  • BIOL 450 1005 - Secondary Metabolites
  • BIOL 459 - Biology of Sleep and Sleep Disorders
  • BIOL 466 - Developmental Biology
  • BIOL 474 - Integrative Neuroscience
  • BIOL 475 - Neurobiology
  • BIOL 476 - Clocks, Rhythms, and Disease
  • BIOL 479 - Sex and Reproductive Biology
  • BIOL 481- Principles of Animal Behavior
  • BIOL 483 - Infection, Immunity and Evolution of Disease
  • BCH 400 - Introductory Biochemistry
  • BCH 405 - Molecular Biology
  • BCH 406 - Molecular Biology Laboratory

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