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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 Finals/Spring Break (4/2/18-6/9/18):

Monday 10:00am-12:00pm 7:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday 12:30pm-2:30pm 7:00pm-9:00pm
Wednesday 10:30am-12:30pm 7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 1:00pm-3:00pm 7:00pm-9:00pm
Friday 10:00am-12:00pm 5:30pm-7:30pm

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