Advising | LSU College of Science

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
    • ADVISING (Freshmen Only)- currently enrolled students declared College of Science major with less than 30 credits hours earned
    • Graduation Check Out- Seniors whose anticipated date of graduation is the upcoming semester
    • Faculty Advising- Chemistry, Geology, Math, and Physics majors may schedule appointment with faculty advisor.  Other majors will need to email their department.
    • Geaux Teach- Students pursuing secondary education concentrations
    • Pre-Med / Pre-Dental- Students pursuing careers in medicine, dentistry, podiatry, or optometry with specific questions about these fields or the application cycle.
    • 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 9:00am.  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 or call at 225-578-4200.

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

Registration Deadlines

Refer to the LSU Academic Calendar for additional critical deadlines. 

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

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.

Chemistry Department of Chemistry Dr. Kandace Hurst

Schedule appointment via Navigate.

Reason: Faculty Advising (CHEM)

Geology Department of Geology & Geophysics

Dr. Achim Herrmann

Schedule appointment via Navigate.

Reason: Faculty Advising (GEOL)

Mathematics 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)