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). Our Intake Adviser position is currently vacant, so the VFD will be staffed part-time by our regular advisers (interim hours posted below). Please be patient while we work to fill the position.

Please use the Virtual Front Desk to check-in for an advising appointment, request a drop-in appointment with your adviser, or ask an 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)

Virtual Front Desk staff 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 (2021)

  • Monday: 9-12
  • Tuesday: 9-12
  • Wednesday: 9-12
  • Thursday: 9-12
  • Friday: 10-12

Adviser Appointments and Drop-in Hours

Students may drop in virtually or in person. To drop in, use the online check-in.

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


Korshid Tarin (Last name A-F, Change-of-college)
Drop-in hours: M-F 1:30-2:30pm


Jahzeel Flores Morales (G-R)
Drop-in hours: M-F 11-12 noon


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


Maura Daly (Director of Undergrad Student Services)
By appointment only


John Arnold (Undergraduate Dean & Prof. of Chemistry)
By appointment only