Business Hours:
Monday – Friday – 8:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm

Book an in-person appointment for undergraduate advising through the QLess booking application.

We will not be accepting walk-in undergraduate appointments at this time.


For all other general enquiries, the best way to reach the Biology department is by email: You should receive a reply to your inquiry within 2 business days.

For the most up-to-date campus information, please visit Carleton’s COVID-19 website. Also, please review the new On- and Off-campus protocol effective August 18. 2021 here.

                                    Explore the Department

In Biology at Carleton, our faculty, students, and staff work on real-world topics such as human disease, sustainable energy, and conservation of the environment. Many challenges of the future, and the tools needed to meet them, will be increasingly understood in their biological contexts. Learning biology at Carleton University will provide you with the opportunity to deal with future global challenges and contribute to improving the world we all live in.

                Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Faculty and staff in the Department of Biology and Institute of Biochemistry are committed to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in our programs. We recognize and celebrate the diversity and lived experiences of our students. We aspire for our classrooms and research groups to be supportive and affirming spaces for all people regardless of their race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, culture, religion, and socioeconomic status. We are committed to listening and learning how to best support our diverse student population.

More information about EDI-related actions and initiatives within our department here.