The Department of Biological Sciences at Western Michigan University advisors work to support and enrich your academic experience by helping with curricular decisions and providing information and guidance on extracurricular options, career paths and post-graduate plans.

Advising Appointments

Meet with your academic advisor every semester to discuss graduation requirements, get help selecting correct courses, and have questions answered about the School of Communication.  Students can select virtual or in-person appointments using the links below.

To schedule an appointment with a Biology or Biomedical Sciences advisor, please follow the instructions on the College of Arts and Sciences Advising website.

Secondary education majors

Meet with a biology advisor for major or minor requirements for your secondary education major.

Registration problems

If you are trying to get into a closed class or are having trouble registering for a class, email your Western Identification Number, the Course Reference Number for the courses you are trying to register for and the error message, if applicable, to the undergraduate advisor.

Transfer students

Specific program and general education transfer guides are available for students transferring from a Michigan community college.


Contact the undergraduate advisor of biological sciences, or call College of Arts and Sciences Advising at 269-387-4366.

Graduate Advising

Current graduate students at WMU who have questions should contact Dr. Devin Bloom, graduate advisor of biological sciences.