The School of Natural Sciences' advising staff is dedicated to creating an atmosphere that promotes success. We are committed to quality academic advising in an environment that is welcoming, inclusive and supportive. Our programs and services are designed to help students develop decision making skills that will empower them to take full advantage of their educational experience.

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Fall 2018 Course Restrictions

Students who previously failed and need to repeat CHEM 2 will not be able to do so until after all eligible students have had the opportunity to enroll. Repeat requests for these courses will be authorized after August 1, 2018.  We understand that these courses may be required as part of your major, however in an effort to support all students, we must give an opportunity to students who have not had the chance to register for this impacted course. We highly advise that you consider repeating these courses during the 2018 summer session.

In order to have your repeat for the desired course approved for Fall 2018, please complete the form to request repeat permission for CHEM 2.  You will be included on the list of students who need to repeat a course and you will be notified via email when your repeat request has been approved. Please note that submitting your request does not guarantee a seat in the requested course.

Select NS courses are currently restricted to new students.  Continuing students will be able to enroll after August 1, 2018 on a space available basis. Restricted coures include:

  • BIO 001, BIO 001L, BIO 002, BIO 002L, BIO 101/CHEM 111, BIO 110
  • CHEM 001, CHEM 002, CHEM 008/008L, CHEM 100/100L, CHEM 111
  • ESS 2
  • MATH 005, MATH 011, MATH 021, MATH 023, MATH 024, MATH 032, MATH 131
  • PHYS 009


  1. Promote appropriate progress to degree for native and transfer students   
  2. Provide students with advising resources and materials that are accurate, current, and understandable, using delivery formats that respond to student needs
  3. Provide interactive advising in formats that meet student preferences and needs in timely and effective ways     
  4. Provide advising that is tailored to the distinctive needs of specific student populations, and reflects the unique environment of a research university 
  5. Facilitate student learning and self-advocacy in relation to reaching academic goals and career plans  
  6. Support implementation of faculty approved curriculum changes for courses and academic programs