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Academic Advising

We are committed to your success! If you have questions about degree requirements, specific courses, student services or getting into courses, please reach out. Our advising appointments will connect you with an advisor who can help answer your questions.

Benefits of an Advising Appointment

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Guidance when selecting the degree option that is right for you.

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Help with course selection so you meet all your program requirements.

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Advisors are aware of all the latest program regulations - which change often!

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Help minimizing red tape; we promise not to pass you off to another office.

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Chance for you to share feedback on courses and program structure.

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Personal support and resources for accommodation for those who need it.

Advising with QLess

In-Person Advising

In-Person drop-in advising sessions are available in 103 Central Square by using QLESS:

Hours of operation:
Thursday: 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. and 2:00 - 3:45p.m.

Virtual Advising

Virtual drop-in advising sessions are available by using QLESS.

You will receive a text message with your Zoom link when your advisor is ready to meet with you.

Hours of operation:
Monday and Tuesday: 9:30 - 11:45 a.m. and 2:00 - 3:45 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. and 2:00 - 3:45p.m.

How to use QLESS:

  1. Join our History, Human Rights & Equity Studies, Politics 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. Select the History, Human Rights & Equity Studies, Politics virtual or in-person queue.
  3. Click Join Now. 
  4. Fill out your name and phone number.
  5. Add any notes for your advisor, including topics you’d like to discuss.
  6. Fill in a short form regarding your student information.
  7. You’ll receive a text message with the Zoom link or office location when your advisor is ready to meet with you!

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

Note: Each drop-in session is about 15-30 minutes. The last advising drop-in session for the day will begin a half hour before the indicated end time.

Program-Specific Support

Need to talk to someone about Equity Studies program requirements? Problems with specific courses? Need advice on the best way to get into a graduate program?

Email the Undergraduate Program Director Fereydoon Rahmani at

Booked Appointments

Booked appointments can be booked starting the week of October 16 for Wednesdays and Fridays. To schedule an appointment, please submit your request through our LA&PS Academic Advising Contact Form. Once your appointment is scheduled, you will receive an email notification of your appointment details. Please email as soon as possible if you need to cancel or reschedule.

Meet with an Academic Advisor

If you have received an offer of admission but have not begun your first term of classes, please visit our new students webpage to find the information you need for enrolment and next steps.

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Connect with Michelle Greve at

— Michelle Greve
Student Success & Academic Advisor