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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry


Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at California State University, San Bernardino. Here you will find information about the department, faculty, staff, equipment and facilities, degree programs and course requirements  for current and prospective students, and more.

We are located in the Chemical Science Building, Room 204.  The department office telephone number is (909) 537-5318. We are open and available to help you during the health emergency--we are teaching and helping students remotely. Fall semester classes start August 24, and we are teaching classes remotely, with a few exceptions for upper division labs that will be taught in hybrid mode if possible. We are available during business hours to help you; please send email: Ms. Terri Cortez,, Ms. Irene Carrasco,

To schedule an ADVISING APPOINTMENT with a Chemistry Faculty member, contact Ms. Terri Cortez, To schedule an ADVISING APPOINTMENT with a professional advisor, click here.


The Chemistry Department waitlist is now online on the Chemistry Dept Website: use the blue button below titled "Chemistry Wait List Form".

Click on the waitlist link to go to the waitlist form for any classes that do not have myCoyote waitlists. 

If you have questions email Terri L. Cortez at or Irene Carrasco at


Fall semester tutoring--schedule an appointment to see a tutor.

The procedures on how to access online tutoring can be found on our web site:

Coyote PLUS Programs - Tutoring Office | CSUSB

The Tutoring Center will use Discord as a bulletin board to make announcements about active tutoring sessions that students may join. You will need to open a Discord account to view and send messages. Please thoroughly read the procedures on how to book an online tutoring session. To make an online appointment:

Students can book an online session during any of of our tutors' available days and times. 


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            M/W                  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.          


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            M/T/W              9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

            Sun                  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 


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            Sat                   11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

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