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Academic Advising

We in Biology Advising are here to help you! We can assist you with academic problems, curriculum planning, course selection, registration procedures, career planning, university bureaucracy problems, and many, many other issues related to your future as a biologist. Our goal is to see biology majors succeed. Please come see us -- we want to help!

Location:  Lilly Hall of Life Sciences (LILY), Room 1-412

Phone: (765) 494-4747

Hours of operation: M-F 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. 

Advisor drop-ins:  M-F 10-10:30 a.m. and 3-3:30pm  (NOTE: Fall semester Wednesdays may have limited drop-in availability due to teaching responsibilities)

Virtual drop-ins

To make an appointment: use BoilerConnect to make an appointment with your assigned advisor. If you need to meet with us but are not assigned to one of us, please e-mail


 Evie Orick


   Evie Orick – Lead Academic Advisor, E-mail

Course Coordinator for BIOL 11500: Biology Resource Seminar



 Karen Wiggins

   Karen Wiggins – Senior Academic Advisor, E-mail

Co-instructor for BIOL 29300: Planning Your Future in Biology

Coordinator of the Biology Help Room




   Alicia Talenco Long – Academic Advisor, E-mail



   Jennifer Wankat – Academic Advisor, E-mail



 Julie LaGrange


   Julie LaGrange – Senior Administrative Assistant, E-mail



College of Science Counseling Office Biology Advisors (Location: YONG 6th Floor)

Purdue University Biological Sciences, 915 Mitch Daniels Boulevard, West Lafayette, IN 47907

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