Contact Us

Cristina Takacs-Vesbach, Department Chair
167F Castetter Hall

Donna George, Department Administrator
167C Castetter Hall

Graduate Studies
Information about Graduate admissions, scheduling, timetables, financial aid, and programs.

Sarina Ochoa, Graduate Program Coordinator, 505-277-1712

Undergraduate Studies
For questions about Undergraduate scheduling, timetables, fees, awards, transcripts, and programs, please consult the Biology Advising page or email the advisors ( 

Looking for payroll and financial assistance?
Tayli Larreategui, Mgr., Research Admin., 505/277-1794

General Inquiries
Don't know who to ask or where to find it? The Dept. of Biology's Main Office will try to help you.
Main Office Front Desk, 505/277-3411,

Departmental Computing Problems
A&S IT Tech Support, 165C Castetter Hall
Submit a Help Ticket

Broken links, error messages, updates or website-related questions


Main Office Location:
167 Castetter Hall
Phone: 505/277-3411
Fax: 505/277-0304

Mailing Address:
Department of Biology
MSC03 2020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Shipping Address:
UNM Biology,
Castetter Hall 1480
219 Yale Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001