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Academic Advising

Contact the Faculty of Science

Office of the Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies

Get the guidance you need, at your convenience.

Whether you have a quick question or need more guidance, our team is available to support you Monday to Friday 9:30am – 3:30pm.

Frequently Asked Questions

Academic Policies, Procedures, and Forms

See the guide below for the best way to connect with us based on your situation.

Get the Support You Need

*The Office of the Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies is currently completing May Reviewing. As a result, drop-in academic advising is currently unavailable.  Students are encouraged to use our Frequently Asked Questions, or other Supports and Services on campus where necessary.

Virtual chat Enter virtual chat

Have a quick question?

Virtually drop-in during our office hours and chat with one of our staff!

Online help Submit an online request

Have a request (I.e., Deferred exam, MSAF, Special Petition)?

Submit a request through our online system and it will be processed by one of our staff.

Visit us in-person Enter virtual chat

Drop-in academic advising is available during office hours in Burke Science Building – Room 136

Monday – Friday

9:30 AM – 11:30 PM, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM



Please note that our team’s response times are quicker using the contact methods above.

Office Phone Number: +1 (905) 525-9140, ext. 27590

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