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Biology Advisement FAQ

Departmental Advisement FAQ

Scheduling an Appointment

You may make an advising appointment with Brenna McJimsey, Maria Held, or Moises Ibarra, via loboachieve.unm.edu or by calling the Arts & Sciences Advisement Center at 505-277-4621 and requesting a first-available biology advising appointment.  For help with scheduling in LoboAchieve visit here.

Holds

Current students may check their Registration Hold(s) on LoboWeb:

  • Log-in to my.unm.edu using your UNM Net ID and Password
  • Select the Student Life Tab
  • Click on LoboWeb
  • Click on Registration & Records
  • Registration (Add/Drop), Course search, Check for Holds
  • Registration portal
  • Check My Registration Status
  • Choose term

Admissions Hold: Contact Admissions at 277-8900

Bursar Hold: Contact Bursar at 277-5363

New Student Learning Workshop Hold: Contact the Arts & Sciences Advisement Center at 277-4621 to reserve a spot in one of the workshops held daily (check your email for days/times available).

Graduation Planning Workshop Hold: Contact the Arts & Sciences Advisement Center at 277-4621 to reserve a spot in one of the workshops held daily (check your email for days/times available).

New to A&S Hold: Contact the Arts & Sciences Advisement Center at 277-4621 to set up appointment.  Orientation Holds through the Dean of Students, call 277-3361.

Registration Errors and Restricted Sections

  1.   Registration Errors and Restricted Sections:

Check the catalog for prerequisite and/or co-requisite courses at catalog.unm.edu

Getting a Pre-requisite/Test Score Error?

Chemistry Courses:

You must enroll in CHEM 1215 & 1215L simultaneously (i.e. BOTH course registration numbers (CRNs) must be in the registration worksheet before you hit the “Submit” button).  You may accomplish this by selecting a CHEM 1215 lecture and hit the “Add to Worksheet” button and then do the same for CHEM 1215L lab.  If you select a lecture and hit the “Register” button instead, it will not work.  You may also simply write down the registration numbers and type them into the worksheet instead.

You must enroll in CHEM 1225 & 1225L simultaneously.

CHEM 303L may be taken concurrently with or taken after completion of CHEM 301.

CHEM 304L may be taken concurrently with or taken after completion of CHEM 302.

Biology Courses:

Some sections of Biology Courses are restricted to BA/MD students.  You can view restricted sections at schedule.unm.edu.

You must enroll in BIOL 303 & 303L simultaneously (i.e. BOTH course registration numbers (CRNs) must be in the registration worksheet before you hit the “Submit” button).  You may accomplish this by selecting a BIOL 303 lecture and hit the “Add to Worksheet” button and then do the same for BIOL 303L lab before submitting. You may also simply write down the registration numbers and type them into the “Enter CRNS” field, and then SUBMIT.

You must enroll in BIOL 304 & 304L simultaneously.

Biochemistry 423:

Students must have completed CHEM 302 (or have it in-progress) to register for BIOC 423.  CHEM 303L & 304L are not required prerequisites for BIOC 423.

Degree Planning

Biology Degree Planning:

To view BS and BA Biology Sample Degree Plans visit: degrees.unm.edu

To view BS, BA, and Minor Biology Coursework Requirements visit here.

All student inquiries should be directed to asadvise@unm.edu or (505) 277-4621