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College of Sciences Advising Center

The College of Sciences Advising Center seeks to provide academic guidance and support that will empower students to achieve their personal and professional goals.

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Scheduling an Appointment

All admitted students in the College of Sciences are encouraged to meet with an advisor once each semester. Prospective students are encouraged to email the advising center for assistance. Students may schedule an appointment by calling the front office at 702-895-2077 or by self-scheduling online (see related appointment guides). All scheduled appointments will be completed using one of the following formats:

  • Virtual appointments through WebEx (screen-sharing is available, and a camera is not optional)
  • Phone appointments through a preferred phone number
  • In-person appointments at the advising center (MPE-A, Room 130)

An advisor will contact you at least one business day prior to your scheduled appointment to provide you with instructions on how to access your selected appointment format.

Reasons to Schedule an Appointment

Some reasons to meet with an advisor are described below.

  • Discuss course requirements, sequencing, and prerequisites
  • Verify that your courses are applicable to your degree plan
  • Make changes to your schedule or graduation timeline based personal circumstances or preferences
  • Discuss applying for reinstatement 
  • Discuss the graduation process
  • Declare a science major or minor
  • Complete financial appeals, petitions, excess credit, veteran, and other miscellaneous forms
  • Discuss how your degree plan relates to your career goals
  • Discuss withdrawing from one or more courses
  • Review transfer credits or request an equivalency review
  • Learn about academic resources and involvement opportunities at UNLV
  • Learn about program, department, college, or university policies
  • Provide feedback about your experiences at UNLV

Call-Back Appointments

Students who urgently need to meet with an advisor may request a return phone call during standard business hours. To request to be added to the call-back queue, please contact the front office at 702-895-2077. An advisor will contact you via phone on the same or next business day depending on availability and time preferences.

Call-backs are designed for quick questions and these appointments run for approximately 10 minutes. Additional assistance can be obtained via email or by a scheduling a full appointment. Please allow up to 2 business days for an email response (excluding weekends & holidays).

Related Appointment Guides

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Sciences Advising Center
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Box 454050
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4050

Phone: 702-895-2077

Email: sci.advising@unlv.edu

Campus Location: Paul McDermott Physical Education Complex (MPE), Building A, Room 130

Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed during federal holidays

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