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FOR APPOINTMENTS PLEASE CALL 814-865-2329 or send an email to Anyone interested in the Biology major or minor can schedule an appointment with any adviser. For those intending to major in Biology we recommend meeting with an adviser each semester.


We are located on the 2nd floor of the Ritenour Building. The reception area is Room 248A.  It is helpful to bring a transcript, degree audit, or advising notes from any previous advising appointments.

Walk-in/Drop-in Advising Fall 2016

Walk-in Advising is useful for quick questions. If you have more than two items or issues to discuss, please call our office and schedule a full 30 minute appointment to better serve your needs.

Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Thursdays 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM


Key People in the Advising Office

Barbara DeHart

  • Director of Undergraduate Biology Advising,
  • Instructor for Human Anatomy

(814) 865-2329

Jennelle Malcos

  • Senior Lecturer
  • LA Program Coordinator (Eberly College of Science)

(814) 867-3338

Christine Mellace

  • Administrative Assistant, Biology Advising

(814) 865-2329

Kim Nelson

  • Senior Lecturer II

(814) 863-6360

Peter Trenham

  • Lecturer and Academic Adviser

(814) 863-4660