Academics

Academic Advising

Planning and receiving good academic advice are two key factors which will lead to your academic success. Undergraduate Academic Advisors can help you make informed decisions, achieve your academic goals and help you graduate on time!

Advisors can help with:

  • Planning your degree
  • Choosing your courses
  • Declaring Majors and Minors
  • Degree requirements
  • Changes to programs and study
  • Faculty grading schemes
  • Transfer credits
  • Taking courses at other universities

 Want more information? Check out our Advising FAQs.


Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Environmental Studies

McNally Main 214B
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Telephone: 902-420-5437
Fax: 902-491-8634
Email: SMARTS@smu.ca‌‌
Website: Bachelor of Arts Advising Centre
Dean: Dr. Margaret MacDonald
Associate Deans: Dr. Peter Twohig and Dr. Medine VanderPlaat
Program Advisor: Emily Anderson


Science Advising Centre

Atrium 301
Telephone: 902-420-5661
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Fax: 902-420-5261
Email: advisor.science@smu.ca‌
Website: Science Advising Centre
Dean: Dr. Lori Smith (Acting)
Associate Deans: Dr. Kathy Singfield and Dr. Rob Thacker (Acting)
Program Advisor: Courtenay Kyle and Elyse Hatt


Sobey School of Business

Sobey Building 252
Telephone: 902-491-6532
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Fax: 902-491-6531
Email: sobey.bcomm@smu.ca‌
Website: BComm Advising Centre
Dean: Dr. Harjeet Bhabra
Associate Dean: Dr. Mark Raymond
Assistant to the Dean: Donna Filek
Program Advisor: Mahbouba Kafrouny


Diploma in Engineering

McNally Main 304
Telephone: 902-420-5695
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Fax: 902-420-5021
Email: engineering@smu.ca‌
Website: Division of Engineering
Director: Dr. Adel Merabet
Program Advisor: Don MacNeil