The Department of Microbiology (MIC) offers advising to students majoring in Microbiology from our Peer Advisors, Academic Advisor and/or Master Advisor.

Peer Advisors

Location: Biology Academic Success Center (BASC)

Peer Advisors are an excellent source of first-hand information and a student-perspective on current MIC courses offered. Information and assistance regarding study plans and internships are also available through your peer advisors.

Academic Advisor

Millie Ling-Tsai (
Location: Biology Academic Success Center (BASC)
Office Hours:  By appointment only

Questions regarding administrative procedures for petitions, degree checks, major certifications, change of major and other concerns can be directed to Millie Ling-Tsai, the MIC Academic Advisor. In addition, Millie can provide students with information regarding career goals, scholarships and aid, honor societies, club and extracurricular activities.

Master Advisor

Dr. Su-Ju Lin (
Location: 342 Briggs Hall
Office Hours: By appointment only

The Master advisor is a great resource if students are looking for more information on research opportunities and post-graduate programs. Students are strongly encouraged to speak to the master advisor to ensure a broad perspective on academic/career aspirations.

Biology Academic Success Center (BASC) – Advising – MIC