Contact Us

Because of COVID-19 campus density reductions, Department of Biological Sciences faculty and staff will be working in a hybrid format. Please see below for contact information. At this time, email is still the preferred method of contact.

To contact an instructor, the faculty directory can be found here:

To contact a course teaching assistant (TA), the graduate student directory can be found here:


General questions & office assistance can be directed to:

Phone: 410-455-2261

UMBC Department of Biological Sciences
1000 Hilltop Circle, BS 480
Baltimore, Maryland 21250

Undergraduate students should contact:

Prospective students:
UMBC Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation

Phone: 410-455-2292
Fax: 410-455-1094

Current students:

For general questions:

For major-specific questions, please reach out to your advisor.

To find out your assigned academic advisor, please visit

Some questions may be answered on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Prospective & current graduate students should contact:

Brandy Darcey, Graduate Program Coordinator

Dr. Stephen Miller, Graduate Program Director

Faculty, department, and administrative inquiries may be directed to:

Sandy Johnson (faculty affairs, contracts)
410-455-3667 (phone)
410-455-3875 (fax)

Sam Williams (building manager & facilities)

Sarah Jackson (finance, grants)

Thomas Frechette (finance, grants)