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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.


Schedule an appointment with an advisor to:

  • Discuss course requirements, sequencing, and prereqs
  • Apply for reinstatement
  • Discuss graduation process
  • Declare a science major or minor
  • Complete appeals and petitions
  • Discuss withdrawing from courses
  • Complete veteran, excess credit, & financial appeal forms
  • Review transfer credits

Drop-In Hours

Meet with an advisor on a first-come, first serve basis without an appointment:
Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

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

Fax: 702-895-3050

Email: sci.advising@unlv.edu

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

Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Closed during federal holidays

Drop-in hours may be extended during busy times, which will be posted in the Announcements section.

Students who are unable to attend drop-in advising may also email sci.advising@unlv.edu to have their question reviewed by an advisor. Please allow 24 to 48 business hours for a response.

Advising Policies

  • Students who arrive more than 10 minutes late to an appointment may be required to reschedule their appointment for a different day.
  • Students who have a preferred advisor may request that advisor when making an appointment, or they can be scheduled with the next available advisor.
  • Students who cannot meet an advisor in-person may request a phone appointment. Please be aware of any time differences when scheduling from a different time zone. All phone appointments are listed in PST.
  • Drop-in advising meetings are 10 minutes or less, and a follow-up appointment can be scheduled if more time is needed. In rare cases, drop-in advising may be rescheduled or changed. Please call the front desk to confirm availability.
  • Students are expected to have contact with an advisor at least once every semester.
2018 One-Year Retention Rate
Appointments and Student Meetings in 2018-2019


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