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Economics

Economics Advising & Support

For the most current information regarding the CUPE 3903 labour disruption, please visit York’s labour disruption website. Students will be able to find information about the status of their courses on the Course Status website and eClass.

We understand that you may have questions and concerns about how this evolving situation may impact you as a student. The University’s top priority is to continue supporting you and your learning. For information regarding campus access, resources and more, please consult our FAQsWell-being resources are also available for students seeking support.

We are here to help you succeed! Do you have questions about your degree requirements, a specific course or the best way to get into a degree program? If you have any concerns about accessing the courses and services you need, we are here to help. Connect with your advisor in-person, virtually or via email. Contact your assigned advisor in the Meet your Academic Advisor section.

Advising with QLess

In-Person Advising


Check in at the Department of Economics front desk located at Vari Hall, Room 1110. Drop-in advising is first-come, first-served.

Location: Vari Hall 1110

Hours of operation:

Monday 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 - 3:45 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 2:00 - 3:45 p.m.

Virtual Advising


Virtual drop-in advising via QLESS is available for ECON majors seeking academic advice. Advising is provided on a first come, first served basis. Each drop-in session is about 15 minutes.

Hours of operation:

Monday to Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 - 3:45 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 2:00 - 3:45 p.m.

How to use QLESS:


  1. Join our Economics Academic Advising QLESS Kiosk OR download the QLESS app on your smartphone from Google Play or the iTunes App Store. (Open the app and select "Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies")
  2. Join the Economics - Virtual Academic Advising line.
  3. When it is your turn, you'll receive a text, and an advisor will call you on your telephone or send you an email with the Zoom link, depending on which option you selected.

The Virtual queue will close for the day once it reaches capacity.

Note: The last advising drop-in session for the day will begin a half hour before the indicated end time.

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Front Desk Services


Please contact our Front Desk Services at lapsecon@yorku.ca for inquiries relating to: course enrolment, permission to enroll in courses, course performance summary forms, course overload, grades, deferred exams.

  • For Department Policies please refer to Department of Economics Policies page.
  • When contacting the Department of Economics, in person or via email, always provide your full name and York student number.
  • For enrolment inquiries (including enrolment permissions) include complete course details – course code and section (no catalogue numbers), example: AP/ECON 2300 Section Q.

Please do not send multiple emails as it may cause a delay in receiving a response from the department.

Meet your Advisors

Please note that academic advisors are not able to assist with enrolling students into courses that are full or reserved. For course permission requests, please follow up directly with the department offering the course.

Magy Baket

Student Success and Academic Advisor

Business Economics, Economics, Financial Business Economics

Email: econadv@yorku.ca

Min Eng

Student Success and Academic Advisor

Business Economics, Economics, Financial Business Economics

Email: econadv@yorku.ca

Sarah Khan

Student Success and Academic Advisor

Business Economics, Economics, Financial Business Economics

Email: econadv@yorku.ca


Meet with an Academic Advisor if:

  • You are a transfer students. Transfer students should bring their statement of transfer credits to the appointment.
  • You need special forms signed, such as Letters of Permission, Exchange Programs, etc.
  • You are a current student with academic advising questions.

Prepare for meeting with an advisor:

Notes: Degree requirements vary depending on the date you entered the Program.

Program-Specific Support

Economics Degree Checklists


Not sure which courses you need to enrol in to complete the requirements for your degree? The degree checklists are intended as guides to help you select which courses you need to take.

Economics Advising Hub


Visit our ECON Advising Hub for our collection of videos, FAQs, and infographics on important advising topics!

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