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 hours for Spring 2019 quarter (4/1-6/7) are below:

ZotChat will be unavailable on 5/27 for the Campus Holiday.

Weekday Day Hours Evening Hours
Monday 10:00am-12:00pm 6:00pm-8:00pm
Tuesday 12:00pm-4:00pm 6:00pm-8:00pm
Wednesday Not Available 7:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-11:00am 7:30pm-9:30pm
Friday 10:00am-12:00pm 5:00pm-7:00pm