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Biology Academic Advising & Student Services

Biology Academic Advising

The Biology Advising office is located in 103 Bessey Hall.  Advisors are available for appointments from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on weekdays (M-F).  We are open all year round, except for University holidays.  Our professional academic advisors are here to help you with any issue with which you might need assistance.

Scheduling an Advising Appointment

Current students can schedule an appointment online with a Biology Advisor through Navigate

Download the Navigate Student app (Apple or Google) or go to AccessPlus -> Student tab ->  Navigate Student to schedule your appointment.

To schedule an appointment with Norah Warchola, email

If you need additional assistance scheduling an appointment, contact 515-294-1064.  

Changing your advisor

If you would like to request an advisor change, please email Lauren Ramos ( or Allison Manz ( for assistance.

Biology Advisors