Academic Advisors

*last updated March 31, 2020

For the latest information and updates on the University’s plan for the COVID-19 situation, please click HERE.

The University is now closed – please do not come to campus.  Please contact a science advisor at sciadv@umanitoba.ca We will respond to your email as soon as we can with information on what steps to take. Advisors are also available through the online chat available through the Faculty of Science website HERE.

Please visit the Manitoba Health website for further information.

Office Hours

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

*Phone lines open at 9:00 AM  to 4:00 PM during the COVD-19 pandemic

After hours/evening hours. Advisors are available via email and online chat, to activate (click the pop-up).

Please visit the Manitoba Health website for further information.

Office Hours

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

*Phone lines open at 8:30 AM

After hours/evening hours. Advisors are available via email and online chat, to activate (click the pop-up).

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

Upcoming University Closures:

  • Winter Holiday – December 21, 2019 to January 1, 2020
  • Louis Riel Day – February 17, 2020
  • Good Friday – April 10, 2020

Appointments

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 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
  • 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.
  • 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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