Academic Advisors

Office Hours

Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM*, with some exceptions.

*Phone lines open at 8:30 AM

Be sure to discuss your questions and concerns with our front office staff – they may be able to help you, and save you time!

239 Machray Hall – 186 Dysart Road
sciadv@umanitoba.ca
204-474-8256

Upcoming University Closures:

  • Labour Day – Monday, September 2nd, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Day – Monday, October 2nd, 2019
  • Remembrance Day –  Monday, November 11th, 2019
  • Winter Holiday – December 21st, 2019 to January 1st, 2020

Appointments

* July 15th to 19th, we will only be booking same-day appointments due to office renovations. Sorry for any inconvenience. 

In-Person Appointments:

  • Students can book an appointment up to two days in advance. Same-day appointments are sometimes available.
  • Students are signed up for a one-hour time slot, rather than an exact time, and will be seen in the order that they arrive for the one-hour time slot.
  • Contact the front desk in 239 Machray Hall, or call 204-474-8256 to book an appointment. They will assess whether they can help you, or if you need to meet with an Advisor.
  • Please do not email the Science Advisor account to book an appointment.

Phone Appointments:

  • You can arrange for a phone appointment with an Advisor. Phone appointments can be booked up to two days in advance.
  • To arrange for a phone appointment, contact an Advising Assistant in 239 Machray Hall or by phone at 204-474-8256. The Advising Assistant can assess whether they can help you, or if you need to speak to an advisor.
  • If you arrange for a phone appointment, you will be scheduled to receive a phone call within a one-hour time slot.

E-mail

  • If you send an email to the Science Advisor email account, sciadv@umanitoba.ca, 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 contact the Science Office at 204-474-8256, or 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 contact the Science Office at 204-474-8256, or visit us in 239 Machray Hall.
  • 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. Activate your U of M student account.

Online Chat

  • Advisors are available for online chat.
  • Please check the Faculty of Science homepage to see if online chat is available.

Skype

  • Advisors are available for appointments by Skype.
  • Contact our office by phone at 204-474-8256, or by email, sciadv@umanitoba.ca, to arrange for a Skype appointment.

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