Department of Biology

Student Opportunities

Student Resources 

Students interested in any of our biology fields will find ample advice on career paths, and opportunities for scholarships and advanced learning through our seminar series.

Student organizations provide opportunities for social and professional development. Below are some biology-related organizations. Search additional organizations.

Tutoring Center

Need help with one of your biology classes? The Biology Tutoring Center, which is open 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, is in Wick Science Building, Annex 202-1.

No appointment is needed. Just stop by, have a cup of coffee, and get help from the tutor on duty. Our qualified and friendly tutors can help you learn how to study for biology or how to write a proper lab report. The center has two computers, tables and chairs for individual or group study, and a couch.

Research Experience

The faculty in the Department of Biology have earned a reputation for undergraduate and graduate student participation in our field-based or laboratory-based research programs. The Department of Biology offers a research-based master's of science program where students will take conduct their own active research, disseminate their findings to the public, and be encouraged to publish their work in scientific journals in their respective fields.

Interested undergraduate and prospective graduate students should contact faculty members whose areas of research expertise interests them. Many faculty are often looking for eager and dedicated undergraduate and graduate students to join their labs. Also refer to the degrees offered to find the degree that fits your academic interests.

Graduate Student Teaching Assistantships

Teaching assistantship applications for Spring 2018 will be posted soon.