The OUB is home to the biological sciences major at Cornell. The OUB (216 Stimson) is open Monday through Thursday 8:30-4:00 and Friday 8:30-3:30 ET. Please see below for information about appointments and drop-ins with OUB advisors.  Please call 607-255-5233, email bioadvising [at] cornell.edu, stop by 216 Stimson Hall, or reach out to individual staff any time or if you are having trouble connecting for an appointment or drop-ins...or if you have any questions.

We are deeply committed to being accessible and providing a high level of support and guidance to all students interested in or currently affiliated with the biological sciences major and students who are not in the major but are interested in incorporating the study of biology into their undergraduate experience. The OUB advisors are eager to connect with you!  

Connect with OUB advisors

Summer 2022 appointments

** When scheduling an appointment, please find the Office of Undergraduate Biology listed under the "More" tab on the Appointment Scheduler page.

If the available appointment times do not fit your schedule, email bioadvising [at] cornell.edu. We are happy to accommodate you at other times, including early morning and evening appointment times when requested.

Meet with a student advisor

Student advisor office hours will resume during the fall semester.

Zoom drop-ins

Zoom drop-ins will resume for the fall semester.

Contact OUB

OUB staff can be reached via bioadvising [at] cornell.edu or phone 607-255-5233.

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