Undergraduate Advising

Advising is available remotely via ZOOM, in-person, or by email.

EEB Advising provides advisement for the following majors:

  • Ecology and Evolution BS
  • Marine Biology BS
  • Plant Sciences BS
  • Biology BA
  • Environmental Studies/Biology BA (Schedule initial advising appointments for this major through the Environmental Studies Department)

EEB Advisor Availability During Spring 2024

Excluding Advising Week (May 13 - 20). See below Advising Week advising availability.


Appointments - must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance via Slug Success

Monday 2 - 4 pm (via Zoom only)

Tuesday 1:30 - 4 pm (in person or Zoom)

Friday 1:30 - 3:30 pm (in person or Zoom)


Thursday 9 am - noon (in person, CBB 105C) 


Mondays: Drop-in* only

9 - noon in person drop-in; Thimann 381

1 - 4 Zoom drop-in via this link

Tuesdays and Thursdays: By appointment using Slug Success

9 - noon and 1 - 4 (via Zoom only)

Meetings must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance via Slug Success.

EEB Advisor Availability During Advising Week (May 13 - 20)

Aubrie and Rexton will be providing Zoom-only drop-in hours during Advising Week (May 13 - 20).  Priority enrollment for Fall will begin on May 20. Please view the calander below for zoom links and specific drop-in times.

*For all drop-in times, in-person or via Zoom:

  • Assistance will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Expect potential wait times.
  • Drop-in sessions are for quick inquiries regarding enrollment, prerequisites, appeal processes, form-related queries, etc. We won't be able to accommodate requests for creating academic plans during these sessions.

For longer appointments, please schedule an appointment via Slug Success or email eebadvising@ucsc.edu.

EMAIL ADVISING: Email EEB Advising (eebadvising@ucsc.edu)

  • Please email your questions to EEB Advising at eebadvising@ucsc.edu from your UCSC email address.  Do not email advisors at their personal email addresses.

  • Please be sure to include your full name and your student ID number in all emails to advising.

  • Advisors can assist you with most issues via email, including developing four year academic plans, signing forms, graduation checks, and more complex questions. If you are requesting assistance with forms, we ask that you fill in your form digitally and email us a PDF or Google document. 

  • During periods of high email volume, responses can be delayed up to 7 business days.
  • Responses to petitions, appeals, and articulations can take up to 20 business days to complete.


  • Don't see the Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department in Slug Success? That means all appointments are currently full. Check back later for cancelations or email eebadvising@ucsc.edu for help with your questions.
  • Not proposed/declared in an EEB Department major, but want to meet with an EEB Advisor? When scheduling an appointment in Slug Success you must select the appointment reason "Major/Minor Information and/or Support" in order to access EEB Advising availability.



How can I meet with an adviser?
How can I declare my EEB-sponsored major?
How do I create my four-year plan?
How do I submit an appeal to declare one of the EEB-sponsored majors?
Where can I find a list of the BIOE classes planned for this year?
Can I take a class required for my major pass/no pass?
Where can I find graduate school information?
Where can I find information about enrollment?



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