Advising Resources


Advisors in the Department of Plant Sciences are committed to providing the highest level of attention and quality. Our goal is to foster communication and establish a personal connection between students and their advisors.

Campus Resources:

Department Resources:

Advisor for BIT, EMR, and PLT: Nancy Thurlow
Email for appointment

Advisor for IAD: Angie Nguyen
Generally available, however appointments are recommended.

Advisor for EHUF: Lisa Brown
Generally available Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:30pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm

Peer Advising Services:

Make an appointment with the peer advisors at: (Select ‘Department of Plant Sciences’)

Email the peer advisors at:

Peer advisors can help you with:

  • Major/minor course planning
  • Course prerequisites
  • Faculty expectations
  • Classes and options for study in the major
  • Careers and graduate programs
  • Major-related clubs and organizations
  • Departmental procedures and policies
  • Internships and summer job opportunities

Note: Peer advisors do not work with students in the Environmental Horticulture & Urban Forestry major. If you are an EHUF major please see your staff or faculty advisors for guidance.