Live Chat

Physical Sciences ZotChat

ZotChat is an online live chat service available for students to ask general counseling or advising related questions. Counselors/Peer Academic Advisors in the School of Physical Sciences are available to answer general questions related to the following:

  • Policies and Procedures
  • Degree Requirements for Physical Sciences Majors
  • Change of Major Requirements for Physical Sciences Majors
  • Prerequisite Information/Prerequisite Clearance
  • Enrollment Issues
  • Excess Unit Request
  • Course Offering Information

ZotChat is intended for questions that can be answered quickly. Questions/advisement requiring more time should be asked on a walk-in basis by visiting our office in 134 Rowland Hall during business hours. School of Physical Sciences ZotChat is NOT intended to answer questions related to:

  • Career Counseling
  • Admissions Counseling
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • Graduation Checks
  • Creating a Study Plan
  • Academic Probation or Disqualification
  • Personal/Crisis/Mental Health Counseling

ZotChat is not available for Personal/Crisis/Mental Health Counseling. UC Irvine students in need of these services should contact the UCI Counseling Center directly:


ZotChat with a Counselor/Peer Academic Advisor is available during the following hours during Winter 2018 quarter (1/8/18-3/16/18):

Monday 9:00am-11:00am 6:00pm-8:00pm
Tuesday 11:00am-1:00pm 7:00pm-9:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-11:00am 7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 11:00am-1:00pm 7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 1:30pm-3:00pm 5:00pm-7:00pm

*ZotChat will not be available on 1/15 & 2/19 for the campus holiday.

*Additionally, Counselors/Peer Academic Advisors may be available for chat during normal office hours. Check back regularly to see if someone is available.

*Hours subject to Counselor/Peer Academic Advisor availability