Health Sciences

The mission of Health Sciences Advising is to provide information to students who are preparing for careers in the health sciences. Whether you hope to become a physician, dentist, veterinarian, nurse, physician's assistant, or other health care professional, we offer curriculum and academic guidance, including course selections and scheduling as well as career and admissions counseling.

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  UCSB Pre-Health Advising

Join our Pre-health Listserv 

Learn about events and opportunities relevant to pre-health students.

Letters and Science Pre-health Advising

We've Moved:  See us in the new Pre-Professional Advising Office, 2105 North Hall

Academic Advising (course scheduling, academic planning, etc.)

Rob Larocco (Lead Pre-health Advisor)

Allie Edelstein

Daniel Vu and Lauren Hocker Peer Advisor

Career Counseling, Admissions, Applications, Internships

Dr. Steven Blain (Director)

Rob Larocco


Click here to schedule an appointment.  You also may call  (805) 893-2038 to schedule an appointment or with questions.

(Allie Edelstein, Daniel Vu, and Lauren Hocker's appointments are in 1117 Cheadle Hall.  Other appointments and drop-ins are in North Hall.)

Drop-in Advising Hours 

Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.,* 2105 North Hall

Click here and choose #2 the "Pre-health Advising" queue to get in the line for North Hall drop-ins.

*Days and time are subject to change. If these times don't work for you, let us know at, and we'll contact you to arrange a meeting.

Career Services  599 (next to the Humanities and Social Sciences Buidling and across from Storke Tower)

Career and Professional School Exploration and Preparation, Internship and Volunteer Opportunities--

STEM Career Counselors:  Maddie Foster (805 893-2522) and Derek Musashe (805 893-4043)

Explore Health Careers

A good place to start a general search of health careers is where you'll learn about the wide array of health professions. For undocumented students, Pre-Health Dreamers is a good resource.