Freshmen biology majors, like most freshmen on campus, are advised through the Center for Student Success and First Year Experience (CSSFYE). The Center for Student Success and First Year Experience is an excellent resource for all first-year students as their commitment is to helping students successfully transition to college.
Their office is located in Martindale-Cole Student Services Center, Suite P (3rd Floor).
Sophomores through seniors are advised in the Department of Biology.
Meet Tyler Flynn—the Coordinator of Advising, Recruitment and Retention for the Department of Biology. Tyler assists future and current biology students by building their degree plan, advising in registering for courses and creating course schedules, and offering career information. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an advising appointment or stop by his office in 220 Shoemaker Hall.
Please download the fillable form to your computer desktop and use the Adobe Reader (version XI, DC, or later) to open it. Then fill out the form, save it, and send it to email@example.com as an attachment. If you do not have the Adobe Reader, it can be downloaded for free at https://get.adobe.com/reader/. Mac users need to use Adobe Reader rather than the built-in Preview application.
BA Worksheet (fillable) updated March 2021
BS Worksheet (fillable) updated March 2021
BISC 200 Form (fillable) updated July 2020
BISC 491 and 492 Form (fillable) updated July 2020
BISC 493 Form (fillable) updated July 2020
How and when is my department advisor assigned?
For biology sophomores, their department advisors will be assigned within the first several weeks of the fall semester. Transfer students will be assigned their advisor within the first weeks of their first semester at UM.
Advisors are assigned by the Department of Biology. For assistance, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I change my major to biology?
Students who wish to change their major complete the Change of Major form on the College of Liberal Arts Student Services website. Once the major has been changed and a new advisor assigned, students receive a confirmation email.
How and when do I register for classes?
In order to find your specific academic advisor just visit myOleMiss and your advisor and their contact information will be listed under the My Advisors tab. If an advisor is not listed, reach out to the College of Liberal Arts Student Services team at 662-915-7177 or email at email@example.com.
Your registration window will be on myOleMiss under the Check My Registration Window tab. To see the dates of registration for the current and upcoming semesters, visit the academic calendar on Office of Registrar’s website.