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 schedule for Winter 2021 quarter (January 4 - March 12)

ZotChat will be unavailable on 1/18/21 & 2/15/21 due to the campus holiday.

All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Weekday Day Hours Evening Hours
Monday 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm 7pm-9pm
Tuesday 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm 7pm-9pm
Wednesday 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm 7pm-9pm
Thursday 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm 7pm-9pm
Friday 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm 7pm-9pm