As the Undergraduate Advisor for the Institute for Society and Genetics, Frenz Cabison oversees the Human Biology and Society majors (BA and BS) and Society and Genetics minor. He can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org. In order to assist everyone, please allow 24 to 48 BUSINESS hours for a response, and always include your 9-digit UID within your email correspondence.
Students can meet with Frenz either through drop-ins or through 20-minute advising sessions.
Drop-In Advising on Zoom (no appointment sign-up needed; just click the link below):
For quick questions // each student will be limited to 5 – 10 minutes
- Tuesdays, 9:00AM – 11:00AM | tinyurl.com/frenz-tues (Password: Tuesday!)
- Thursdays, 9:00AM – 11:00 AM | tinyurl.com/frenz-thurs (Password: Thursday!)
- Don’t forget the exclamation point when typing out the password.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Drop-in advising on Tuesday, May 23rd, is cancelled due to New Student Academic Programs Departmental Meeting.
Please do not be alarmed if you experience some wait time during drop-ins. Students will be assisted in the order that they join the drop-in counseling sessions.
20-minute advising sessions
Current undergraduate students can sign up for 20-minute appointments via calendly.com/isg_frenz. Spots will be added to the Calendly on Monday of the prior week (e.g., spots for Week 2 will be added on Week 1, Monday.) It is highly recommended that you sign up for an appointment early in the quarter. Appointments are limited and can fill up quickly, especially during peak weeks (e.g., enrollment season).
For all Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday appointments, students have the option to do their sessions either in person or on Zoom. All Wednesday and Friday appointments will be held on Zoom only.
Learning more about the pre-major and major
- Pre-Major page (for pre-major and prospective students)
- Current Students page (for students admitted into the major)
- Internship Course page (for information about Soc Gen 195CE– enrollment, resources, etc).
- Research Opportunities page (for information about Soc Gen 196/199– enrollment, resources, etc).
- Sample plans for (Pre-) HBS BS Students
- Sample plans for (Pre-) HBS BA students
- List of Approved Electives (updated: Winter 2023)
- Soc Gen 195CE Information Sheet 2022-2023
- Blank Template for Program Planning (for personal use)
- Spring 2023 Soc Gen Course Offering Info Sheet
Spring 2023 Applications
- Application Page
- Human Biology and Society, B.A. Application [Google Form]
- Human Biology and Society, B.A. Application [Fillable Form- for drafts]
- Human Biology and Society, B.S. Application [Google Form]
- Human Biology and Society, B.S. Application [Fillable Form- for drafts]
- Spring 2023 – HBS Application Frequently Asked Questions
- Informational Video: HBS Application 101 (need UCLA Logon ID to access)