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!


Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award

UM-Flint's ACS Student Chapter has won a Green Chemistry Award for the 2018-2019 academic year! Our chapter will be published in Chemical & Engineering News, the November/December issue of inChemistry, the student member magazine, and in the ACS Green Chemistry Institute’s e-newsletter, The Nexus

Congratulations to the ACS students, and our faculty advisors Dr. Jessica Tischler and Monique Wilhelm!

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.