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How to Reach the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry main office is currently working remotely. We are ready to support you via email, phone or video conferencing. If you need assistance, you can call us at 303-615-0345 (the phones are being forwarded).



Notes on Advising

Walk-In Advising:

Starting Monday, August 17th, our Virtual Walk-In Advising room will be back up and running allowing you to connect with an academic advisor during walk-in hours; please refer to the Chemistry & Biochemistry Walk-In Advising Schedule to check advisor availability.

To access our virtual waiting room, select the red 'Virtual Walk In Advising' button above this announcement. You will be connected via Microsoft Teams. Once your request to join the waiting room has been accepted, you will be greeted and an advisor will be with you when they are next available.

Scheduling An Advising Appointment:

To schedule an appointment with our advisor, you can call 303-615-2025. If you prefer to schedule online, go to the Student Hub (, scroll down to the Academic Support section and click on Get Advising. Please indicate your preferred advising method (phone or video call).

Override Requests:

If you have an override request, please go to the 'Current Chemistry & Biochemistry Students' section on the left-hand menu.  In that section you will find the 'Course Override Form' button. Please attach all pertinent transcripts for review; we will respond within 2-3 business days.

Chemistry & Biochemistry at MSU Denver

MSU Denver Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members are experts in all fields of chemistry and have a desire for educating as well as learning, often continuing their research alongside the students enrolled in their classes. Check out our ranking as one of the Top 20 Best Colleges for Chemistry in the the Nation! Career options are plentiful for anyone who possesses a degree in chemistry including in fields such as medicine, criminal justice, education and much more. Our curriculum is rigorous, encompassing the scientific spectrum in relating chemistry with biology, math and physics to develop you into an expert by the time you graduate. We are part of the MSU Denver College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Learn more about MSU Denver Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry accreditation, facilities, and mission.

Should you choose to pursue a graduate degree, an undergraduate degree in chemistry from MSU Denver will also have you well-prepared for your continued education. We are approved by the American Chemical Society to provide a certified degree option, meaning you have been assessed in all the major disciplines of chemistry and have proper training with the instrumentation and techniques needed for a modern chemist.  

With a degree in chemistry or biochemistry, your education starts with our classes, but it doesn't end there. So join us in the challenging learning environment we love. We hope to read about your future discoveries in your forthcoming field of expertise!

Chemistry & Biochemistry at MSU Denver

Career Prospects

A degree in Chemistry provides you with prolific career options. Check with Career Services to see if your path aligns with what our undergraduate degrees offer.

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