Welcome to the Department of Biology

Department of Biology at Illinois State University
Department of Biology
Campus Quad

Advising for the Major

For your first year, you will meet with an advisor in the University College Academic Advisement Center. If you are a sophomore or above, the Biological Sciences has special advisors who can help you! It's important to meet regularly with your assigned advisor to make sure you are on track. They will help you set up a plan of study, make modificaitons, help with overrides and other course-related issues.

Contact Advisors

Megan Larson

Ms. Megan Larson:
General Biological Sciences

Margaret Parker

Ms. Margaret Parker:
Teacher Education

Career Development

Not sure what to do with your degree? Check out our career and joblinks information for Undergraduates!

ISU has resources to help you with your job search. Visit the ISU Career Center to learn more.

Advising per program


We are no longer accepting override requests for BSC 160/BSC 181/BSC 182 for Fall 2015. If you are granted the requested override, you will be notified via your ISU email.