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Biology and Zoology Advising for Current Students

Biology and Zoology Advising for Current Students

Advising office

Snell Hall 402 (4th Floor) while Cordley Hall is renovated
541-737-2993 (not for appointments - see below) (not for appointments - see below)

Drop-in registration help

Corvallis campus

Corvallis campus students with registration errors or issues can drop in at the Science Success Center in Kidder 109 or contact


Ecampus students with registration errors or issues can contact Ecampus at or 800-667-1465 (option 1) or use the Science Success Center (above).

Advising appointments

Registration PINs, major changes, plans for future terms, careers or experiential learning

New students

Students entering their first term must complete a required orientation for their campus which includes advising and registration.

Current students

Students must complete the required advising appointment tasks and meet before receiving a registration PIN (see timing below). Advising for registration PINs begins in week 4 each term.

  • First year students (military benefits and athletes as needed) - Meet each term
  • Transfer students - Meet their first OSU term
  • Sophomores and juniors - Meet winter term
  • Seniors - Meet as needed for graduation and career planning

Find your advisor

    Changing majors to biology or zoology

    Zoology major

    Biology major and options

    Education option/career goals

    Ecology, marine biology and ecology, veterinary medicine, field biology or animal care option/career goals

    Genetics, physiology and behavior, dentistry, medicine, biomedical research or other human health/wellness option/career goals

    Biology minor (Corvallis and Ecampus)

    Marine biology minor (not biology option above) (Corvallis)

    Undecided or career interest not listed above