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Contact Information

Phone: (217) 333-6774
Online Scheduler: MCB Advising Scheduling App
Facebook: MCB Advising Facebook Group
Twitter: @MCBAdvising
Website: MCB Advising Home Page

The main advising office is located in 164A Burrill Hall. Our advisors have offices in Burrill Hall and Davenport. All appointments are scheduled through the main office by our receptionist. He will give you directions to your appointment.

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 164A Burrill 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 Jeff Godlberg's office is located in room 417 Roger Adams Laboratory.

We typically do not accept same day appointments, so please stop in to 164A Burrill Hall or call us 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! These visits are designed to be quick, 10 minute sessions and longer discussions may require a scheduled appointment.