Undergraduate Advising Resources

GDB Major Advising

GDB students have access to many on-campus sources of advice. Within the GDB Advising office are GDB Academic Advisor Grace Gomez; Peer Advisors (and current GDB students) Emily Jajeh, Nimra Nazar, and Sloka Suresh; Lead Faculty Advisor Professor Johan Leveau; and Undergraduate Program Coordinator and Scheduler Michelle Mallari.

The peer advisors and major advisors are the first point of contact for general advising questions. Major and lead faculty advisors can give students further information about career opportunities, appropriate coursework, and/or internships. Click here for current GDB Advising Information!

Meet the GDB Advising Team


College Advising with CAES

Advising Information: caes.ucdavis.edu/students/advising
Email: caesadvising@ucdavis.edu
Phone: (530) 752-0108
Location: 150 Mrak Hall

Staff and peer advisors with CAES (College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences), the college that houses the Global Disease Biology major, can address questions about:

  • College and university requirements, including GEs
    • These are different from and in addition to your major requirements
  • How to change your major
  • Degree checks (assessment of where a student stands with requirements
  • Personal difficulties that affect a student's academics
  • Concerns regarding Academic Standing (minimum of 12 units passed and a GPA of at least 2.0 each quarter quarter)
  • Subject to Dismissal status
  • Readmission


Additional Resources

Campus Support Centers