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Peer Advising Center

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Peer Advising Center is here to help you with questions regarding degree requirements, course plans, transfer credits or any advising issue. If you are considering a major or minor in Chemistry or Biochemistry, or if you are majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry, please stop by the Peer Advising Center, located in room 174 Onyx Bridge.

The Peer Advising Center office hours for the spring 2016 term beginning Monday, 5/2/16:

  • Mondays, 9:30 – 11:30am & 3 – 5pm
  • Tuesdays, 8 – 10am, 11am – 12pm, & 2 – 5pm
  • Wednesdays, 8am – 12pm
  • Fridays, 2 – 4:pm

There are no Peer Advising hours during finals week or summer term.


 Meet our 2015-16 Peer Advisors


April Olsen

My name is April Oleson, and the O in my last name usually has a smiley face inside of it. I was born in Arizona but grew up in Southern Oregon. I am a Chemistry and Spanish major and basically I absolutely love any new way of expressing the world. I also love Leo Tostoy because he is master of expressing humanity, and Charles Dickens because he is master at making us laugh at humanity. To me, there is almost nothing better than laughter.

Most of my chemistry experience has been in organic chemistry, but I have a strong interest in the physical components of chemistry as well. I plan to pursue a PhD in Chemistry, followed by teaching high school science, preferably in Spanish-speaking communities. My ultimate dream is to one day open up my own school. One focuses on inspiring science and the scientific process in the beautiful, curious minds of children.



Ashlee Vise

I escaped the valley of the sun (Arizona) and fell in love with Oregon’s beauty. This is my second year at the University of Oregon. My passion for the environment is my drive to pursue a bachelor of science in chemistry. My cat, Smurf, is just the beginning of my love for all animals.







William Crowley

My name is William Crowley I was born and raised in Ashland, Oregon. For fun I like to make art, spend time outdoors, and be with friends and family. I’m currently in my third year as a chemistry major at the University of Oregon. I do undergraduate research in the Nazin lab: a research group that specializes in developing novel scanning probe techniques for atomic-resolution spectroscopic studies of physics and chemistry in molecular and nanoscale materials.”