Academic Advising for Undergraduates

Advising Blog

The IPHY Advising Blog has information on academic skills workshops, scholarships, study abroad, job and internship opportunities, and much more, including information specifically for pre-med and pre-PT students. Related information can be found at Biology Advising.


Advisors are now located in Porter B126. Students are welcome to visit with ANY of the biology advisors there.

To make an appointment with an advisor, sign up on the web at

Tim Houston
Coordinator of Academic Advising
Porter B126E
Walk-In Hours: M, Th: 10-11 am; Tu: 9-10 am; W: 1-2 pm; F: 11 am-12 pm.

Sue Brehm
Professional Academic Advisor
Porter B126C
Walk-In Hours: M, Th: 9-10 am; Tu: 1-2 pm; W: 11 am-12 pm; F: 2-3 pm.

Christa Steiner
Professional Academic Advisor
Porter B126
Walk-In Hours: TBA

Doug Nickel
Professional Academic Advisor
Porter B124
Walk-In Hours: Tu, F: 10-11 am; W: 9-11 am; Th: 11 am-12 pm.

Kim Noice
Professional Academic Advisor
Porter B126D
Walk-In Hours: M, Tu: 11-12 pm; Th: 1-3 pm; F: 9-10 am.

Jazmin Stoner
Professional Academic Advisor
Porter B126
Walk-In Hours: TBA

See Biology Advising for more information about the advisors, internships, undergraduate research and more.

General contact information for the undergraduate program:

Clare 114
Phone: 303-492-7333

For career advising, internships, independent study, honors:

Dr. David Sherwood
Undergraduate Coordinator
Office hours as posted
Office: TB1-101
Phone: 303-492-7561
Office hours by appointment

To Declare a Major in Integrative Physiology

You can declare IPHY, EBIO, or MCDB online if you are already an A&S student. Go to: Click on "Make an appointment" and sign in with your identikey. Under the picture(s) of your student success team, click on "Add, Drop, Change, or Interested in Major/Minor" and this will take you to the online major change system.

If you are not an A&S student, you are required to meet with an advisor during the campus-wide drop-in hours on Mondays from 1-3 pm. (Open walk-in hours are not offered the first week of the semester and during finals.)

Graduation Advising

Students planning to graduate with a major in Integrative Physiology:

  • You must make an appointment to obtain the graduation application and supporting documents from your advisor one semester prior to your anticipated graduation date.
  • You must also apply for graduation online via MyCUInfo. Both the paper and online application are required.
  • For information on graduation dates and deadlines, visit and click on "Graduation FAQs".

If you have questions, e-mail them to