MOL Updates Regarding COVID-19

This page is intended to provide information and updates that are specific to the Department of Molecular Biology. University-wide guidance and information can be found on the University's COVID-19 Dashboard.

Department Office

The MolBio main office is open but some staff will be working remotely on certain days. Staff can be reached by email or their office phone if they are working remotely.


Fall 2021 courses will take place in-person on campus. Students should direct any course-specific questions or concerns to their instructors. MolBio staff are available to assist faculty and preceptors as needed. 

For undergraduate courses, the department has returned to its normal grading policy. All prerequisites, departmentals, and independent work must be done on a graded basis (NO PDF). In regard to the spring 2020 semester ONLY, MOL courses taken PDF will be counted as prerequisites and departmentals, provided the student received a passing grade.

Undergraduate Program

Independent Work

For 2022, the senior thesis deadline is April 15 at 5 p.m. The junior paper deadline is April 26 at 5 p.m. 

Sophomore Sign-in

Visit this page for more information.