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Advising for CLAS Biology Majors (BIO), Botany Majors and Zoology Majors

If you are a biology major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), a botany major or a zoology major, your advisors for issues related specifically to major requirements are Roberta Knickerbocker and Christine Richmond of the CLAS Academic Advising Center (AAC).

You always have the option of meeting with a General Advisor or a Life Sciences Advisor. If your advising question is not about upper division science and mathematics courses and specific major requirements, then it will usually be more convenient and efficient for you to meet with a General Advisor. You will be referred to a Life Sciences Advisor whenever it is appropriate.

Note that freshman majors in Biology, Botany and Zoology will also attend a mandatory workshop to learn about the requirements for the biology department majors.

Tel: 352-392-1521

CLAS Academic Advising Center
Farrior Hall (100 Fletcher Drive)
Monday 10:30 - 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00- 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday 12:30- 2:30 p.m.
Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.


Closed Section Form

    Biology, Botany and Zoology majors who want to enroll in closed sections of BOT 2011C, PCB 3063, PCB 4043C, PCB 4723C or ZOO 3713C should bring a completed Closed Section Form (below) to the CLAS Academic Advising Center no later than November 15th for spring semester and or May 1st for fall semester.
  • Electronic Closed Section Form. Complete this form online using Adobe Reader, then print it and deliver it to the Academic Advising Center.
  • Closed Section Form. Print this form and complete it in pen, then deliver it to the Academic Advising Center.

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