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Undergraduate Advising

Our knowledgeable staff is dedicated to assisting all students in navigating the degree programs within the College of Sciences as well as university and campus systems. We assist with distribution and completion of campus forms, and make referrals to other offices and services on campus. Advising maintains an updated student file containing each student’s academic record, which is available for student review any time during your college career.

How to Connect with an Advisor



Admission to the College of Sciences

Currently enrolled students who wish to change their major to one in the College of Sciences must have a GPA of 2.50 and place in or have completed MATH 126 Precalculus I, or MATH 127 Precalculus II, or MATH 181 Calculus I or higher.

Apply for admission to UNLV

New Freshmen

New freshmen admitted for the fall semester will be advised at New Student Orientation (NSO) and Group Advising, both during the summer.  New freshmen admitted for the spring semester will be advised individually by appointment. Call 702-895-2077.

Mathematics Placement Options
Students at UNLV who wish to improve their mathematics course placement have three options:

English Placement Options
Students at UNLV who wish to improve their English course placement have three options.

Transfer Students from the College of Southern Nevada

Students who plan at any time in the future to transfer from CSN to UNLV should meet with a UNLV advisor at the CSN campus. Students who have been admitted to UNLV should call our Advising Center at 702-895-2077 and ask for an advising appointment. Identify yourself as a CSN transfer student. An academic advisor will review with you how your CSN transfer courses fill requirements at UNLV, what classes you should enroll in during your first semester at UNLV, and answer any questions you may have.


We are located in: Paul McDermott Physical Education (MPE), Room 130.

Appointments and Hours

General Advising by appointment only

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 702-895-2077

Urgent Care (Drop-in) Advising

Wednesday, 9–11:45 a.m. and 1–3:45 p.m.

Pre-professional Advising

Pre-professional advising is by appointment only. Call 702-895-2077.