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Academic Advising

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 through in-person or virtual drop-ins, booking an appointment, or by email. Contact your assigned advisor in the Meet your Academic Advisor section. 

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 (or check in at the 103 Central Square front desk): 

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.

Virtual Advising

Virtual Drop-in advising sessions are available by using QLESS:  

QLESS 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 Philosophy, English, Writing, Speech & Language Sci 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 thePhilosophy, English, Writing, Speech & Language Sci QLESS Kiosk.
  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 and select Zoom, Phone or In-person.
  7. You’ll receive a text message with either the Zoom link or office location when your advisor is ready to meet with you! If you select a phone meeting, the advisor will call you at the number you provided. 

Each drop-in session is about 15-30 minutes, first-come, first-served. The QLESS queue will close for the day once it reaches capacity.

Meet your Academic Advisor

Contact your assigned academic advisor, who will work with you as you pursue your goals, answer your academic advising questions, connect you with university resources, and more.  

Eva Bernacka
Student Success & Academic Advisor 

Creative Writing
Alison Furtado
Student Success & Academic Advisor

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.

Resources & Frequently Asked Questions

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GPA Calculator

Use our online GPA calculator to determine your current grade and the grades you need to reach a particular average in the future.

English FAQ

Find answers to common academic and administrative questions we get from students.

Creative Writing FAQ

Answers to frequent academic and administrative questions about university life.