Advisor Availability and Office Hours

Advisor Availability and Office Hours

Fall 2017
Faculty of Science General Office
239 Machray Hall

Office Hours

  • 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday, unless otherwise indicated. (Note advisors are available at scheduled times. See below for more information.)

Closed on statutory holidays:

  • Labour Day, Monday, September 4th, 2017
  • Thanksgiving, Monday, October 9th, 2017
  • In lieu of Remembrance Day, Monday, November 13th, 2017

Academic Advisor Hours and Availability

Be sure to discuss your inquiry with our Advising Assistants– they can help you and save you time.

Pre-scheduled Drop-Ins:

  • Click here for Advisor Availability
  • Advisors are available to see students with pre-scheduled drop-ins.
  • Students can book a pre-scheduled drop-in up to two days in advance.
  • Book pre-scheduled drop-ins, by speaking to an Advising Assistant in 239 Machray Hall, or call 204-474-8256. Please do not email the Science Advisor account to book a pre-scheduled drop-in.
  • When booking your pre-scheduled drop-in, you will be asked the reason you would like to meet with an advisor. This is so the Advising Assistant can assess whether they can help you, or if you need to see an advisor.
  • If you arrange for a pre-scheduled drop-in you will be scheduled to be seen within a one-hour time slot (not at a specific time).

Phone Calls:

  • You can call the General Office at 204-474-8256 to ask for assistance. The Advising Assistants can help you and save you time.
  • If you ask to speak to an advisor you will be asked the reason you would like to speak with an advisor. This is so the Advising Assistant can assess whether they can help you, or if you need to speak to an advisor.
  • If you need to speak with an advisor you can arrange for a pre-scheduled phone call up to two days in advance.
  • If you arrange for a pre-scheduled phone call, you will be scheduled to receive a phone call within a one-hour time slot (not at a specific time).

E-mail:

  • If you send an email to the Science Advisor email account you will receive an automated response. Please read this email carefully.
  • If your question is urgent or requires an immediate response, please do not email the Science Advisor account. Please call the Science Office, 204-474-8256, or drop in at 239 Machray Hall.
  • Please do not email the Science Advisor account for information on deferred examinations or registration related concerns; these types of questions must be dealt with in a timely manner that email advising does not permit. Please call the Science Office, or drop in at 239 Machray Hall to see an advisor (see above).
  • Science Advisors attempt to respond to emails within 3 business days.
  • Please note, according to the University of Manitoba’s e-mail policy, current U of M students should send emails using their “myumanitoba.ca” account. To protect your privacy, only such e-mail addresses will receive a reply. Learn how to activate your U of M student account at: http://umanitoba.ca/ist/email/studentemailindex.html
  • Science_Advisor@umanitoba.ca