CoCUSS Virtual Front Desk & Intake Advising

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Welcome to Virtual Front Desk (VFD)

Welcome to the College of Chemistry's Undergraduate Student Services Virtual Front Desk (VFD), staffed by our Intake Adviser and Peer Advisers.

Please use the Virtual Front Desk to check-in for an advising appointment, request a drop-in appointment with your adviser, or ask the Intake Adviser or Peer Adviser a quick question if you or they are in a remote location:

  • Check in for in-person and virtual advising appointments
  • Request drop-in advising with your adviser (use the Check-in form)
  • Ask a quick question of our Virtual Front Desk staff (use the VFD Zoom link or call 510.664.5264 if remote)

The Intake Adviser and Peer Advisers can assist with the following:

  • Clarification about CoC policies and procedures
  • How to access and submit petitions and forms
  • Help with connecting to campus resources
  • Guidance about whether to see an adviser or consult another resource

Virtual Front Desk Hours

  • Monday: 9-12 and 1-4:30, 6:30-8:30pm (by appt. only)
  • Tuesday: 9-12 and 1-2:30, 6:30-8:30pm (drop-in)
  • Wednesday: 9-12 and 1-2:30, 6:30-8:30pm (drop-in)
  • Thursday: 9-12 and 1-2:30, 6:30-8:30pm (drop-in)
  • Friday: 9-12 and 1-2:30, 6:30-8:30pm (drop-in)

Adviser Appointments

To make an appointment with your adviser, please use the YouCanBookMe links below:

Korshid Tarin (Last name A-F, Change-of-college)

Jahzeel Flores Morales (G-R)

Shamaya Pellum (S-Z, Chem B.A.)

Onisha Barham (Intake Adviser, some S-Z)

Maura Daly (Director of Undergrad Student Services)

John Arnold (Undergraduate Dean & Prof. of Chemistry)