Undergraduate Advising

The Office of Student Services assists students majoring in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, and Physics, as well as students interested in pursuing professional school in medicine and dentistry.

  1. Under Explore choose Appointments
  2. Select Schedule an appointment
  3. Select Type of Appointment: Academic Advising
  4. Select  appropriate service noted below: Advising- Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
    1. Advising (First-year Only) - currently enrolled students declared College of Science major with less than 30 credits hours earned
    2. Graduation Check Out - Seniors whose anticipated date of graduation is the upcoming semester
    3. Faculty Advising - Chemistry, Geology, Math, and Physics majors may schedule appointment with faculty advisor. Other majors will need to email their department.
    4. Geaux Teach - Students pursuing secondary education concentrations
    5. Pre-Med / Pre-Dental - Students pursuing careers in medicine, dentistry, podiatry, or optometry with specific questions about these fields or the application cycle.
    6. Residential College Advising - Students living in the  Science Residential College
  5. Select preferred Date and click “Find Available Time”
  6. Select a time that works for you within College of Science
  7. Add comments to explain what you need to discuss during your appointment.
  8. Confirm contact info
  9. Click “Schedule”
  10. Check email confirmation containing a Zoom link.

Appointments open every Friday morning at 9:00 a.m.  If you do not see availability, please check back for student cancellations. If you have time sensitive matter or not sure if you actually need an appointment, you may contact us via email at science@lsu.edu or call at 225-578-4200.

Student Services business hours are Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. If you email our team outside of these hours, you will receive a response during business hours only.

Registration Details

Refer to the LSU Academic Calendar for registration details.

Note: the registration deadlines are different for accelerated (8 week) courses.


 Fall 2024 Scheduling Dates and Advising Weeks

Registration Priority Student Course Scheduling Date CoS Academic Advising Week


March 31 

March 4-8

March 11-15


April 1-7

March 18-22

March 25-29


April 8-12

April 1-5


April 14-19

April 8-12

Scheduling sessions open at 5:00 p.m. on the scheduling date.
Reference the LSU Registration Guidebook and Course Offerings for more information.

Scheduling Priority
Student priorities are determined by adding the semester hours earned to the hours currently carried. Undergraduate transfer students and re-entry students will be placed in a priority group based on credit that has been awarded by Undergraduate Admissions and any courses that are currently in progress. Determine your scheduling priority by consulting this list of Spring and Summer 2024 Scheduling Priorities.

Faculty Advisors

Faculty advisors are also available to assist you with major specific questions.

Major Department Advisor Email

Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology

Department of Biological Sciences

Dr. David Donze


Email to schedule an appointment.


Department of Chemistry

Dr. Kandace Hurst


Schedule appointment via Navigate.

Reason: Faculty Advising (CHEM)


Department of Geology & Geophysics

Dr. Achim Herrmann


Schedule appointment via Navigate.

Reason: Faculty Advising (GEOL)


Department of Mathematics

Dr. Charles Delzell


Schedule appointment via Navigate.

Reason: Faculty Advising (MATH)


Department of Physics & Astronomy

Dr. David Young

Dr. Dana Browne

Dr. Kip Matthews




Schedule an appointment via Navigate.

Reason: Faculty Advising (PHYS)