Advisors

Student Academic Success Center Advisors

FIND YOUR ADVISOR

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Physical Sciences students include those who are pursing degrees in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Information and Computer Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics.

For questions pertaining to the following, visit The Advising Center for AH & LLL, or schedule an appointment:

  • Non-Major Requirements
  • Paperwork
    • Add, Drop, Withdrawl Forms
    • Credit Overload
    • Graduation
    • Leave of Absence
    • Petition
    • Time Conflict

For questions pertaining to the following, contact your respective major department listed below:

  • Major declaration or change
  • Major requirements
  • Minor requirements
  • Your field of study
  • Career advising
  • Graduate school 

LIFE SCIENCES

The Life Sciences Advising Office provides academic advising for students completing degrees in Biology, Botany, Ethnobotany*, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Cell Biology, and Zoology*. They perform both college-level and major-level advising.

*These majors can no longer be declared.

For questions pertaining to the following, contact your respective major department listed below:

  • Non-Major Requirements
  • Paperwork
    • Add, Drop, Withdrawl Forms
    • Credit Overload
    • Graduation
    • Leave of Absence
    • Petition
    • Time Conflict
  • Major declaration or change
  • Major requirements
  • Minor requirements
  • Your field of study
  • Career advising
  • Graduate school 

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry advises students completing degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry.

To schedule an appointment, please click here. If you have questions, email .

John

John Head, PhD

Professor

Thomas

Thomas Hemscheidt, PhD

Professor

Joseph

Joseph Jarrett, PhD

Professor

Philip

Phillip Williams, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Information and Computer Sciences

The Department of Information and Computer Sciences advises students completing degrees in Computer Science, and Information and Computer Sciences.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Gerald Lau at or 808-956-5428.

Gerald

Gerald Lau, MS

Assistant Faculty Specialist

Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics advises students completing degrees in Mathematics.

To schedule an appointment, 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.

monique

Monique Chyba, PhD

Co-Associate Chair

Les

Leslie Wilson, PhD

Co-Associate Chair

Department of Physics and Astronomy

The Department of Physics and Astronomy advises students completing degrees in Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Physics.

To schedule an appointment, please contact your assigned advisor. Undergraduates without an assigned advisor should send an email to .

Geoff

Geoffrey Mathews, PhD

Instructor

Mike

Michael Nassir, MS

Instructor

Eric

Eric Szarmes, PhD

Associate Chair

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Chester Vause, PhD

Professor

LIFE SCIENCES ADVISING

The Life Sciences advisors assist students completing degrees in Biology, Marine Biology, Botany, Ethnobotany*, Microbiology, Molecular Cell Biology, and Zoology*.

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

If you need to complete paperwork, we will do paperwork on a walk-in basis only. Please do not book an appointment for paperwork unless you have other questions for your advisor, or if your paperwork requires a complete academic plan through graduation. Our walk-in hours are 9:30 am – 3:30 pm during our normal days of operation.

If you are not a student in the College of Natural Sciences yet, please call us at 808-956-8303 so we can assist you in setting up an insight account and scheduling an appointment.

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If you have any questions, or are unable to visit us on campus, please call (808) 956-8303 or email your academic advisor.

Stephanie

Stephanie Kraft-Terry, PhD

Biology Advising Coordinator

  • Biology
  • Zoology
Christy

Christy Cameron, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Ethnobotany
Jain

Jain Pak, MAT

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

  • Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Cell Biology
Diana

Diana Thompson, MEd

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

  • Biology
  • Marine Biology
jessica

Jessica Chen

Mānoa Peer Advisor

  • Life Sci. Majors <30 credits
shannon

Shannon Manamtam

Mānoa Peer Advisor

  • All Life Sci. Majors <30 credits