Welcome to the
Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry
at UM-Flint

By choosing to pursue a degree in Chemistry, Green Chemistry, or Biochemistry, you are deciding to make an impact on the world. Successful doctors, pharmacists, educators, and chemists can all claim one thing in common: our program.

Our department provides you with a unique combination of assets:

  • access to faculty
  • research experience
  • expert advising
  • updated labs and instruments
  • publication opportunities
  • conference attendance

We also boast a nationally recognized chemistry club and many chances for community outreach and volunteer work.

Our faculty strongly believe that your education is about more than earning a piece of paper. It is about obtaining the critical experience and skills you need to excel in your career field. Students who complete our program have a competitive edge for their next steps in life.

We invite you to look through our website for information on programs, courses, and faculty research. We look forward to you joining the maize and blue family here at the University of Michigan-Flint!




ACS Career Day Detroit

Career Navigator LIVE is presenting an exclusive day right in your Detroit community on Friday, June 28th. It's an excellent opportunity to network with recruiters looking to meet smart chemists like you.


Register now and start preparing to attend an event that will help you reach your 2019 career goals.


This special event and luncheon is 100% FREE and features one-of-a-kind activities to help you advance your chemistry career. Bring friends or colleagues so they can benefit from what's planned too!


You can look forward to #acscareerdays

  • Interactive Workshops
  • Employer Meet and Greets
  • Networking Breakfast & Luncheon
  • Member Only 1:1 Career Consulting

Dr. Nick Kingsley

Green Chemistry Webinar

Join Dr. Nick Kingsley for an online info session on our newest degree program; the state's only Green Chemistry bachelor's program. 

  • What are the main principles of Green Chemistry?
  • How do Green Chemistry skills make you marketable in the workplace?
  • What are real-world example of Green Chemistry in action?

The event takes place on Tuesday, May 7, at noon. 

RSVP Today!

Chemistry Club at Wolverine Excellence Awards

The Chemistry Club received an "Outstanding" designation at the American Chemical Society's Spring Conference in Orlando, Florida March 31-April 4. This is their 16th year of receiving an award from ACS and their 9th Outstanding!!

Students Visit Dow Chemical in Midland, MI

During the Fall 2015 semester, students from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry traveled to Dow Chemical in Midland, MI. They received guided behind-the-scences tours of lab and research space and were treated to several question and answer sessions with chemists from Dow.