Advisors

College of Natural Sciences

Find Your Advisor

Select your major from the list below to see who you can go to for your advising needs.

Click on your advisor’s name or picture to access his or her contact information.

Current and prospective Astronomy and Astrophysics majors: Please contact your Major Advisor directly.

Current Astronomy and Astrophysics majors: To schedule an appointment with your College Advisor or Mānoa Peer Advisor, please log in to your Insight account and click “Request New Appointment” under the “Appointments” tab.

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Click here to visit the Institute for Astronomy website.

Mike

Michael Nassir, MS

Instructor

Major Advisor

CNS_Heather

Heather Saito, MA

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

Sherylynne Andrada

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Sherylynne
CNS_Adrian

Adrian Coson

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

Current Biology majors: To schedule an appointment, log in to your Insight account.

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If you are a prospective Biology major, call (808) 956-5911 to schedule an appointment.

Click here to visit the Department of Biology website.

Edmondson Hall

Christy

Christy Burt, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Diana

Diana Thompson, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

BIOL_Elizabeth

Elizabeth Baker

Mānoa Peer Advisor

jessica

Jessica Chen

Mānoa Peer Advisor

BIOL_Meihui

Meihui He

Mānoa Peer Advisor

shannon

Shannon Manamtam

Mānoa Peer Advisor

Keller Hall

Jain

Jain Yi, MAT

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

Current Biochemistry majors with less than 60 credits: Please log in to your Insight account to schedule an appointment. (Button below)

Current Biochemistry majors with greater than 60 credits: Please contact your major advisor directly.

Current Biochemistry majors: To schedule an appointment with your College Advisor or Manoa Peer Advisor, please log in to your Insight account and click “Request New Appointment” under the “Appointments” tab.

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If you are a prospective Biochemistry major, please call (808) 956-5904 to schedule an appointment.

Click here to visit the Department of Chemistry website.

CHEM_Hemscheidt

Thomas Hemscheidt, PhD

Professor

Major Advisor

Joseph

Joseph Jarrett, PhD

Professor

Major Advisor

Philip

Philip Williams, PhD

Associate Professor

Major Advisor

CHEM_Matthew

Matthew Petrasek

Academic Support Specialist

Major Advisor

CNS_Heather

Heather Saito, MA

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

CNS_Sherylynne

Sherylynne Andrada

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Adrian

Adrian Coson

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

Current Botany majors: To schedule an appointment, log in to your Insight account.

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If you are a prospective Botany major, please call (808) 956-5911 to schedule an appointment.

Click here to visit the Department of Botany website.

Edmondson Hall

Christy

Christy Burt, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

BIOL_Diana

Diana Thompson, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

BIOL_Elizabeth

Elizabeth Baker

Mānoa Peer Advisor

jessica

Jessica Chen

Mānoa Peer Advisor

BIOL_Meihui

Meihui He

Mānoa Peer Advisor

shannon

Shannon Manamtam

Mānoa Peer Advisor

Keller Hall

Jain

Jain Yi, MAT

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

Current Chemistry majors with less than 60 credits: Please log in to your Insight account to schedule an appointment. (Button below)

Current Chemistry majors with greater than 60 credits: Please contact your major advisor directly.

Current Chemistry majors: To schedule an appointment with your College Advisor or Mānoa Peer Advisor, please log in to your Insight account and click “Request New Appointment” under the “Appointments” tab.

To schedule an appointment, log in to your Insight account.

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If you are a prospective Chemistry major, please call (808) 956-5904 to schedule an appointment.

Click here to visit the Department of Chemistry website.

CHEM_Hemscheidt

Thomas Hemscheidt, PhD

Professor

Major Advisor

Joseph

Joseph Jarrett, PhD

Professor

Major Advisor

Philip

Philip Williams, PhD

Associate Professor

Major Advisor

CHEM_Matthew

Matthew Petrasek

Academic Support Specialist

Major Advisor

CNS_Heather

Heather Saito, MA

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

CNS_Sherylynne

Sherylynne Andrada

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Adrian

Adrian Coson

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

The Ethnobotany BS degree is in the process of being phased out. No students can be admitted to this program. The program will be fully stopped out at the end of the Spring 2020 semester.

Current Ethnobotany majors: To schedule an appointment, log in to your Insight account.

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Click here to visit the Department of Botany website.

Edmondson Hall

Christy

Christy Burt, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

BIOL_Diana

Diana Thompson, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Keller Hall

Jain

Jain Yi, MAT

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

Current Computer Science and Information & Computer Sciences majors: To schedule an appointment, please log in to your Insight account.

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If you are a prospective Computer Science or Information & Computer Sciences major, please call (808) 956-5911 to schedule an appointment.

Click here to visit the Department of Information and Computer Sciences website.

Gerald

Gerald Lau, MS

Assistant Faculty Specialist

Major Advisor

ICS_Andrew

Andrew Phomsouvanh

Mānoa Peer Advisor

Major Advisor

CNS_Heather

Heather Saito, MA

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

CNS_Sherylynne

Sherylynne Andrada

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Adrian

Adrian Coson

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

Current Marine Biology majors: To schedule an appointment, log in to your Insight account.

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If you are a prospective Marine Biology major, call (808) 956-5911 to schedule an appointment.

Click here to visit the Department of Biology website.

Edmondson Hall

BIOL_Diana

Diana Thompson, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Christy

Christy Burt, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

BIOL_Elizabeth

Elizabeth Baker

Mānoa Peer Advisor

jessica

Jessica Chen

Mānoa Peer Advisor

BIOL_Meihui

Meihui He

Mānoa Peer Advisor

shannon

Shannon Manamtam

Mānoa Peer Advisor

Keller Hall

Jain

Jain Yi, MAT

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

Current and Prospective Mathematics majors: To schedule an appointment with a Major advisor, please contact Alicia Maedo at or 808-956-4679. Appointment requests made through email should be made from your @hawaii.edu email account (if you have one), and should include your hours of availability. You may also stop by Keller 419. If Keller 419 is closed, see Susan or Joanne in Keller 401A to schedule an appointment.

Current Mathematics majors: To schedule an appointment with your College Advisor or Mānoa Peer Advisor, please log in to your Insight account and click “Request New Appointment” under the “Appointments” tab.”

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Click here to visit the Department of Mathematics website.

Mirjana

Mirjana Jovovic, PhD

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Major Advisor

Les

Leslie Wilson, PhD

Associate Chair

Major Advisor

CNS_Heather

Heather Saito, MA

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

CNS_Sherylynne

Sherylynne Andrada

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Adrian

Adrian Coson

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

Current Microbiology majors: To schedule an appointment, log in to your Insight account.

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If you are a prospective Microbiology major, call (808) 956-5911 to schedule an appointment.

Click here to visit the Department of Microbiology website.

Keller Hall

Jain

Jain Yi, MAT

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

Edmondson Hall

Christy

Christy Burt, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

BIOL_Diana

Diana Thompson, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

BIOL_Elizabeth

Elizabeth Baker

Mānoa Peer Advisor

jessica

Jessica Chen

Mānoa Peer Advisor

BIOL_Meihui

Meihui He

Mānoa Peer Advisor

shannon

Shannon Manamtam

Mānoa Peer Advisor

Current Molecular Cell Biology majors: To schedule an appointment, log in to your Insight account.

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If you are a prospective Molecular Cell Biology major, call (808) 956-5911 to schedule an appointment.

Click here to visit the Department of Microbiology website.

Keller Hall

Jain

Jain Yi, MAT

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

Edmondson Hall

Christy

Christy Burt, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

BIOL_Diana

Diana Thompson, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

BIOL_Elizabeth

Elizabeth Baker

Mānoa Peer Advisor

jessica

Jessica Chen

Mānoa Peer Advisor

BIOL_Meihui

Meihui He

Mānoa Peer Advisor

shannon

Shannon Manamtam

Mānoa Peer Advisor

Current and Prospective Physics majors: To schedule an appointment, please contact your assigned advisor. Undergraduates without an assigned advisor should send an email to .

Current Physics majors: To schedule an appointment with your College Advisor or Mānoa Peer Advisor, please log in to your Insight account and click “Request New Appointment” under the “Appointments” tab.

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Click here to visit the Department of Physics website.

Eric

Eric Szarmes, PhD

Associate Chair

Major Advisor

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Chester Vause, PhD

Professor

Major Advisor

CNS_Heather

Heather Saito, MA

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

CNS_Sherylynne

Sherylynne Andrada

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

CNS_Adrian

Adrian Coson

Mānoa Peer Advisor

College Advisor

The Zoology BA and BS degrees are in the process of being phased out. No students can be admitted to these programs. The programs will be fully stopped out at the end of the Spring 2018 semester.

Current Zoology majors: To schedule an appointment, log in to your Insight account.

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Click here to visit the Department of Biology website.

Edmondson Hall

Stephanie

Stephanie Kraft-Terry, PhD

Interim Director of Advising

Christy

Christy Burt, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

BIOL_Diana

Diana Thompson, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Keller Hall

Jain

Jain Yi, MAT

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

Student Academic Success Center

The Student Academic Success Center provides College advising for the College of Natural Sciences. Get to know the advisors at the Student Academic Success Center by clicking on their bios.

Stephanie

Stephanie Kraft-Terry, PhD

Interim Director of Advising

Christy

Christy Burt, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

CNS_Heather

Heather Saito, MA

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Diana

Diana Thompson, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Jain

Jain Yi, MAT

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

CNS_Amber

Amber Noguchi, PhD

Advising Office Assistant

CNS_Sherylynne

Sherylynne Andrada

Mānoa Peer Advisor

BIOL_Elizabeth

Elizabeth Baker

Mānoa Peer Advisor

jessica

Jessica Chen

Mānoa Peer Advisor

CNS_Adrian

Adrian Coson

Mānoa Peer Advisor

BIOL_Meihui

Meihui He

Mānoa Peer Advisor

shannon

Shannon Manamtam

Mānoa Peer Advisor