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Science Academic Services

Science Academic Services (SAS) is the undergraduate advising office for all Science students at York. Our team provides a confidential and secure environment for Science students to get assistance. The SAS office is a great place to start, if SAS does not have the answer they will be able to point you in the right direction.

If you are uncertain about a procedure, regulation, or policy, Science Academic Services is the first place you should visit. SAS has advisors available during regular office hours. The Office of Science Academic Services believes in an open-door policy and provides advising for all students within the Faculty.

Check below to see the ways in which you can connect with Science Academic Services and the hours of operation.

How to Connect:

QLess (Virtual Advising)

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (EST)
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (EST)
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST)
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:30 am (EST)

QLess is a virtual queue management system that lets you avoid physically standing in line! The site allows you to sign on, check your estimated wait time, and receive phone notifications when it's your turn for virtual or in-person advising. Please note, standard text messaging rates will apply.

Counter Advising - Room 352 Lumbers Building

(September - April)
Monday to Friday
10:00AM - 4:00PM

(May - August)
Monday to Thursday
10:00AM - 4:00PM
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Visit the Science Academic Services Advising counter for in-person advising. You can find the Science Academic Services office on the third floor of the Leonard G. Lumbers Building, if you’re using Google Maps to find us, enter the address 115 Ottawa Road


Phones will be closed on March 29, 2024.

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:00pm (EST)


Online Chat

Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (EST)

Located in the bottom right-hand corner of this page. Please note, that “chat” advising will only be able to answer general questions and not specific course information. Those enquiries should be made of your course instructor or by emailing

Email (Science Undergraduate International Students) (Science Undergraduate Students)

Please remember to include your name and student number in your email

Drop-In Advising

There will be no Drop-In Advising on April 5, 2024.

Friday: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (EST)

Please use this Zoom link to access the drop-in Zoom meeting.

Visit this website to learn how to navigate Zoom for the first time.

Feeling distressed?

Please directly contact our York University’s counselling service at or call Good2Talk, a free, confidential service designed specifically for higher education students at 1-866-925-5454.

Quick Links

Continuing Students

Important information for continuing students in the Faculty of Science.

New Students

Important information for new students in the Faculty of Science. 

Grade Reports

Information on understanding your grade report, academic decisions and advice.

Petitions & Appeals

Information about the how to file a petition or appeal, the process, and advice.

Academic Honesty

Information, resources, and advice about academic honesty.

Program Changes

Information about the program change process, course relief, and advice. 

Money Matters

Important financial resources and information about scholarships, bursaries, loans, tuition and jobs.

Contact Us

Where find us and how to connect with us.

Meet the SAS Team

Manager, Academic Advising
Susy Ribeiro 
International Student Recruitment & Program Advisor
Miranda Ramnaraine
Science Academic Advisor
Meghan Christie
Science Academic Advisor
Anne Ralph
Science Academic Advisor
Tina Reddi
Science Academic Advisor
Mostofa Siraj Mohiuddin
Recruiting Coordinator
Tiffany Guan
Marketing and Engagement Communications Coordinator
Casey McKenna