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MCD Biology Advising can provide assistance and advice with:

  • Determining which courses to enroll in
  • Qualifying for an MCD major
  • Declaring an MCD major
  • Academic planning for your chosen major
  • Getting ready to graduate

Do you have a quick question?  Email us at: 

Please include your full name and student ID number. 

Need a signature? 
You can drop the following forms off at our office or in the drop box outside JBEB 142:

  • Part-time Final Quarter Approval
  • Request for Drop of a Major/Minor
  • Veterans Enrollment Verification
  • UCSC Extension Concurrent Enrollment

We will scan and email you a copy of your completed form.

Would you like to speak to an advisor?  

Make an appointment using Slug Student Success or come to Drop-In Advising.

For a walk-through on how to make an appointment using Slug Student Success click here.

Appointment and Drop-In Advising is in 142 Jack Baskin Engineering 

NEW! Advising workshop- How to quailfiy for a MCD major!: This is an oppurtunity to learn more about the qualification policy for MCD Majors. Space is limited so come early! We host these once a month in Baskin 142!

NEW! Front Desk Express Advising: If our appointment schedule is full please attend one of our weekly Drop-In sessions. Hint: Front Desk Express Advising can answer most of your questions!

During our front desk express advising hours students can speak to an adviser regarding:

Major related questions
Academic Planning
Schedule Adjustments
Questions about Major Qualification Criteria
Enrollment Troubleshooting
Questions about Petitions such as Course Substitution Petitions, Waiver or Exception to Policy, change of Major Concentration or Curriculum Catalog Year

If our appointment schedule Full please attend Drop-In.


MCD Biology Advisors:

Brenna Candelaria
Catherine Chang
Natalie Keating

MCD Faculty Advisor:

Jeremy Lee
MCD Curriculum Chair:

Grant Hartzog

MCD Department Chair:

Bill Saxton