Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

​The Microbiology major is a minimum admissions major. Students meeting the minimum admission requirements will likely be able to declare the major if they meet the criteria below and meet with the adviser. There is no application process.

  • A minimum of 75 credits applicable to graduation, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 overall, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in prerequisite chemistry and biology courses listed below.
  • Completion of the following prerequisite courses (or their equivalencies):


***Please Note Microbiology In person advising has been suspended due to UW and Public Health Guidelines through 2021 and pending further guidance from UW***

Microbiology advising is still available daily via phone, email and zoom. Please continue to use the online calendar to book these options and if you have any concerns please email me directly at

For daily updates about Covid-19 from UW:

Andrea Pardo is the Department of Microbiology

Graduate and Undergraduate Adviser

Microbiology Advising Office is located in the

Health Sciences Building K Wing. Room 343A


Walk In Hours 

Mondays: No Monday times during Summer

Tuesdays: 1030AM-1130AM 

Wednesdays: None available 

Thursdays: 11AM-12PM

Fridays: 12PM-1PM 

You can access walk in advising by joining my personal meeting room. You will be in the waiting room if I am with another student and I will let you in when the room is available!



*****Advising calendar is closed for the time being - Please use Walk In advising or request an appointment via Email at*****

Advising appointments can be booked on the online calendar. If you do not see a time that works for you, please email Andrea at

Availability will vary week to week. Please check the calendar. During the first week of the quarter and registration, there will be walk in advising only. If you do not see calendar availability, this is why!

Generally, every Friday is reserved for walk in hours from 9-12 and 1-3. You may call in advance to make sure there are no changes in walk in hours for a given day.


(206) 543-2572