Department of Biology


Biology Undergraduate Advising

Summer advising is very limited and will be by appointment only. Please email Dr. Polayes ( to discuss scheduling an appointment.

  • Schedule an advising appointment (fall and spring semesters). You will only be able to schedule an appointment during an available slot. Availability will be updated on the advising calendar only after the advisors post their available slots.
  • Have a quick question but don't need advising? Send us an email instead.
  • All advising appointments are scheduled online. If for some reason you encounter problems with our online scheduling system, please come to: Exploratory Hall, Rm 1201 between 9:00-5:00pm, Monday - Friday.

    1) Use the Mason Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Transfer Guide as a starting point.
    2) Click on Biology B.S. or Biology B.A. to get started.
  • 3) Also visit the Mason Academic Advising & Transfer Center page for prospective transfer students.

  • CURRENT UNDERGRADUATES should find the GMU Academic Advising Center website very helpful as a starting point. Also visit the GMU Health Professions Advising website.