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Advising & Academic Support

Entrance into the Chemistry and Biochemistry majors is by competitive admission. 

Applications are due by 4:00 pm on the second Friday of October and April.

Please see our Admission page for details.

Note: In-person advising is currently not available. Please see remote advising below to speak with an adviser.

Casey Renneberg and Tim Bradford are the advisers for undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry majors. They are available to help with academic and career planning and answer questions and concerns of undergraduates, alumni, and prospective undergraduate students.

Advising hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00-12:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm. No appointment is necessary. Please feel free to drop by!

Casey Renneberg Tim Bradford General Contact

BAG 303 B

Join Casey on Zoom   

BAG 303 A

Join Tim on Zoom

Undergraduate Advising
Box 351700
303 A,B,C Bagley
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-1700
206.543.9343 (message only)

Remote Advising

Casey and Tim are now available for drop-in advising via Zoom from 9:00 -12:00 and 1:00-4:00, Monday through Friday. When you join the meeting, you will initially be placed into a waiting room in order to keep each meeting private. If one adviser is unavailable, please try meeting with the other.

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Advising news for undergraduate chemistry and biochemistry majors can be received by subscribing to the Chemistry and Biochemistry majors email list. To subscribe, visit, enter chem-biochemugs, and then subscribe.

Do you know an outstanding TA?

Nominate them for a UW Department of Chemistry: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (PDF) (due first Monday of June annually).