Advising

Divisional advising support

Each division in the School of STEM manages advising for their own majors. Please contact the divisions directly if you have questions - current students should include their student numbers when contacting advisors.

Not a current UW Bothell student or not currently admitted into the school or program? Learn more about prospective student advising.

Need tutoring or need academic coaching? Check out the free Academic Support Programs.


Biological Sciences

Learn more about Biological Sciences advising.
 

Engineering & Mathematics

Visit the specific major page for more information. 

CSS

Learn more CSS advising.
 

Physical Sciences

Students majoring in Earth System Science can contact the School of IAS for advising needs: iasadv@uw.edu

Learn more about Physical Sciences advising.


 

Division of Biological Sciences advising


Claire Grant, Biology Advisor

Email: claireag@uw.edu
Phone: 425-352-3746

Contact Claire for any questions related to the Biology major, including admissions information and program requirements.

Students admitted to the Biology major, Biology minor, or Neuroscience minor can meet with Claire in-person or through an online Zoom conference call for assistance in a variety of areas, including course planning, locating campus resources, navigating university policies and procedures, and preparing for life after graduation.


How to check in

In-person appointments

Check in at the School of STEM Undergraduate Student Services desk in Discovery Hall 352 on the third floor, across from the elevators. For directions to the building, access our Maps & Directions page.

Online appointments

After scheduling your appointment, you will receive an automated confirmation message containing the appointment link. Alternatively, you can click here to check into Zoom!


Scheduling an appointment

Biology majors

If you have been admitted to the Biology major, click here to shedule an appointment!

Don't see any available times?

Appointments are only available for scheduling up to two weeks in advance. New appointment times become available each weeknight at midnight. If you do not see any availability, please try again the next weekday or use one of the following contact options:

Other students

If you are not in the Biology major, please use one of the following contact options:

  • Biology or Neuroscience minor students: Contact the advisor for your major to add a minor. If you need an appointment with the Biology advisor, contact stemadv@uw.edu for help scheduling an appointment.
  • Send us an email at sciadv@uw.edu.
  • Come to a drop-in advising session.

Drop-in advising

We have regular online drop-in times for quick questions. Check in at one of the times listed below and we will be with you as soon as we can. Please note that we might not be available some weeks due to illness, other responsibilities, holidays, or a large number of people in the waiting room.

  • Mondays: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Wednesdays: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Thursdays: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesdays, Fridays, and weekends: No drop-ins

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Division of CSS advising


Meet the CSS advising team!

Tony AngelellaTony Angelella

Academic Advisor
Students, email:
cssadv@uw.edu
Non-students, email:
angelean@uw.edu

Jake OrtizJake Ortiz

Academic Advisor
Students, email:
cssadv@uw.edu
Non-students, email:
jortiz19@uw.edu

Lauren BerryLauren Berry

Academic Advisor
Students, email:
cssadv@uw.edu

Non-students, email:
lhberry@uw.edu
 


In-person appointments

If you have scheduled an in-person appointment, check in at the School of STEM Undergraduate Academic Services front desk in Discovery Hall 352, across from the elevators.

Online appointments

If you have scheduled an online appointment, visit the appropriate link below to enter the Zoom waiting room for your appointment, and we will be with you shortly!

Online drop-in advising

We have regular online drop-in times for quick questions for CSSE & AC major students & CSSE & IT minor students. Click the link below at the times indicated if you want to meet with someone.

Please note that we might not be available some weeks due to illness, other responsibilities, holidays, etc and you should email cssadv@uw.edu with your question and we will respond at our earliest convenience.

Click here to enter the advising drop-in room!

Regular Quarter Drops Ins

AC Majors, CSSE Majors, CSSE Minors & IT Minors ONLY

  • Mondays
    • 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. — Jake
    • 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Jake
    • 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Capstone Drop In hour with Janet (click here)
  • Tuesdays
    • 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. — Tony
    • 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Capstone Drop In hour with Janet (click here)
  • Wednesdays
    • 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. — Tony
  • Thursdays
    • 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. — Capstone Drop in hours with Janet (Click here)
    • 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. — Lauren
  • Fridays
    • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. — Lauren

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Scheduling for admitted CSS students

If you have been admitted to one of either the AC (Applied Computing) major or CSSE (Computer Science and Software Engineering) major, you can use our Navigate page to view our availability and schedule an appointment.

CE (Computer Engineering) students have a different advisor! Click here for contact information.

Don't see any available times?

Appointments times are only visible for up to two weeks in advance. If you do not see any availability, please check the Navigate page early on a weekday morning to see new availability for two weeks in the future. If you just have a quick question, you can email us at cssadv@uw.edu!

Need help scheduling?

If you need help scheduling an appointment or are having an emergency that needs immediate attention, please contact the School of STEM advising office at stemadv@uw.edu for help scheduling an appointment.

Scheduling for prospective students

The CSS Advising team primarily works with students who have been admitted to one of either the AC (Applied Computing) major or CSSE (Computer Science and Software Engineering) major. If you have not yet been admitted to a CSS major, please follow the instructions below.

You can also visit our admissions page for more information on prerequisites and how to apply, or contact the CSS advising team at cssadv@uw.edu if you have other questions.

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Division of Physical Sciences advising

  • Online and drop-in advising
  • Scheduling for admitted students

Looking for Earth System Science major advising?

Earth Systems Science (ESS) majors can contact the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS) for advising assistance


In-person appointments

If you have scheduled an in-person appointment, check in at the School of STEM Undergraduate Academic Services front desk in Discovery Hall 352, across from the elevators.

Online appointments and drop-in advising

If you have scheduled an online appointment, visit the appropriate link below at your appointment time to enter the Zoom waiting room for your appointment, and we will be with you shortly!

Chemistry

Chemistry advising has regular online drop-in times for quick questions. Visit the link below at the times listed and we will be with you as soon as we can. Please be aware that we might not be available some weeks due to illness, other responsibilities, holidays, or a large number of people in the waiting room.

  • Mondays & Tuesdays: 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Wednesdays: No drop-ins
  • Thursdays & Fridays: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Saturdays & Sundays: No drop-ins

Join the Chemistry advising Zoom conference room!

Physics

Physics advising does not have drop-in times. Send an email to sciadv@uw.edu or schedule a regular appointment and we will be able to assist you quickly.

Join the Physics advising Zoom conference room!

 


Scheduling for admitted Physical Sciences students

If you have been admitted to a UW Bothell Chemistry or Physics major, you can use our Navigate page to view our availability and schedule an appointment.

Schedule an appointment!

Don't see any available times?

Appointments times are only visible for up to two weeks in advance. If you do not see any availability, please check the Navigate page early on a weekday morning to see new availability for two weeks in the future. If you just have a quick question, you can email us at sciadv@uw.edu

Need help scheduling?

If you need help scheduling an appointment or are having an emergency that needs immediate attention, please contact the School of STEM advising office at stemadv@uw.edu.

Scheduling for prospective students

We primarily work with students who have already been admitted to the Chemistry or Physics majors. If you have not yet been admitted, please follow the instructions below.

You can also visit the Chemistry admissions page or visit the Physics admissions page for more information on prerequisites and how to apply. Contact us at sciadv@uw.edu if you have any other questions.

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Prospective student advising

If you are not currently admitted into a STEM major, please use one of the following contact options:

  • Not yet admitted to UW Bothell: Contact an admissions advisor to schedule an appointment.
  • UW Bothell premajor students: Contact a premajor advisor to schedule an appointment.
  • STEM minor students: Contact the advisor for your major to add a minor. If you need an appointment with the STEM advisor, contact stemadv@uw.edu for help scheduling an appointment.
  • Students in other UW Bothell majors: contact the division's adivising office.
  • Students from UW Seattle or UW Tacoma: If you need help registering for a CSS course, visit our registration page to complete a registration request form.
  • High school and transfer students: contact a transfer advisor for help with planning coursework and getting ready to apply.
  • Attend an information session for that major.