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Contact Information

Phone: (217) 333-6774
Online Scheduler: MCB Advising Scheduling App
E-mail: advising@mcb.illinois.edu
Facebook: MCB Advising Facebook Group
Twitter: @MCBAdvising
Website: MCB Advising Home Page

The main advising office is accessible through room 101 Burrill Hall. Once inside the MCB Learning Center, you will take the stairs, or elevator, to the 2nd floor and check-in with our receptionist.

Regular Business Hours
(Fall and Spring semesters):
Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Please note that we will have reduced hours at certain times throughout the semester. Please be sure to check the announcements page for the most up to date hours.

How To Make An Appointment
Please call 217-333-6774 during normal business hours, stop by 101 Burrill Hall to schedule an appointment with the advisor of your choice, or use our Online Scheduler. If you get the answering machine please speak slowly and clearly, leaving your name and a phone number where we can reach you. We will return your call as soon as we are able.

For students interested in Biochemistry or who would like to see the Biochemistry Advisor, Jeff Goldberg. Please call 217-244-3149 or email jmgoldbe@illinois.edu. Jeff Godlberg's office is located in room 417 Roger Adams Laboratory.

We typically do not accept same day appointments, so please stop by 101 Burrill Hall or call to set up a time to meet with your advisor in advance. During busy times, like the beginning of a semester and early registration, it is best to schedule your appointment at least 1 week in advance. If you are unable to keep your appointment for any reason please call to cancel or re-schedule. Appointment times vary between 30 minutes and 1 hour depending on the nature of your question.

Express Advising
Drop in to speak with an MCB advisor to get your questions answered! No appointment needed for Express Advising. These meetings are offered at specific times throughout the semester and are designed to be quick, 10 minute sessions. If a longer discussion is necessary you will be asked to schedule a full 30 minute appointment. Please check our announcements page for the days and times of Express Advising.