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Undergraduate Program

Advising Week

Advising Week is the week before registration to help undergraduate students plan for the upcoming semester and the coming years. This year, Advising Week falls between October 29 and November 2, 2018.

The chemistry department will have drop-in/open advising hours for chemistry faculty, staff, and peer advisors. Students are encouraged to stop by with any questions regarding chemistry courses, planning a BA, BS or minor in chemistry. No appointment is necessary for the times posted below.

Authorized Signatures for Forms

  • Major/minor declaration forms: All members of the Chemistry Undergraduate Studies Committee, including the undergraduate program coordinator, Deb Contestabile.
  • Transfer credit/course approval forms: Deb Contestabile or Professor David McCamant. It is helpful to email course information in advance if possible.

Drop-in/Open Advising Hours for Chemistry

Monday 10/29:
10 a.m. - noon
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
1 - 2 p.m.
2 - 4 p.m.

Professor David McCamant
Dr. Benjamin Hafensteiner
Professor Alison Frontier
Deb Contestabile

Hutch B30
Hutch 124
Hutch 414
Hutch 404D

Tuesday 10/30:
10 a.m. - noon
10 a.m. - noon
10 a.m. - noon
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
1 - 2 p.m.

Professor David McCamant
Professor Udo Schroeder
Peer Advisor: Ian Brodka
Deb Contestabile
Professor Alison Frontier

Hutch B30
Hutch 466
Hutch 420
Hutch 404D
Hutch 414

Wednesday 10/31:
10 a.m. - noon
1 - 2 p.m.
2 - 4 p.m.
1 - 4 p.m.

Professor Alison Frontier
Professor David McCamant
Professor JC Olsen
Peer Advisor: Ian Brodka

Hutch 414
Hutch B30
Hutch 112
Hutch 420

Thursday 11/1:
10 a.m. - noon
10 - 11:30 a.m.
2 - 4 p.m.
2 - 4 p.m.
2 - 4 p.m.

Professor David McCamant
Peer Advisor: Ian Brodka
Professor JC Olsen
Professor Udo Schroeder
Deb Contestabile

Hutch B30
Hutch 420
Hutch 112
Hutch 466
Hutch 404D

Friday 11/2:
2 - 3 p.m.
2 - 4 p.m.
2 - 4 p.m.
Professor David McCamant
Professor JC Olsen
Deb Contestabile


Hutch B30
Hutch 112
Hutch 404D


More Information

For more information on chemistry advising or to schedule an appointment email Deb Contestabile at ugradadm@chem.rochester.edu or call (585) 276-3663.

Students are also encouraged to contact any of our peer advisors for assistance.

For information regarding advising for other departments, see the CCAS advising week web page.


Registration Schedule

Registration for the spring 2019 semester opens on Monday, 11/5. For more specific registration information see the registration schedule for spring 2019.

Course schedules and course descriptions are available online at: https://cdcs.ur.rochester.edu.

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