Department of Psychology

Current Student Resources

Psychology students are encouraged to take advantage of the following resources, in addition to academic supports offered to students from all faculties. First-year BSc in Psychology students also have access to the Science Numeracy and Academic Proficiency (SNAP) Centre and the Peer One Mentorship program.

Psychology Style Manual

Psychology students are encouraged to review the Psychology Style Manual‌ for advice on how to avoid plagiarism and how to properly format an essay or term paper.

Students are also welcome to visit Saint Mary’s Writing Centre for further writing support, including free, in-person academic support. 

Academic Advising

B.Sc. students are encouraged to visit the team at the Science Advising Centre. Arts students should visit the B.A. Advising Centre.

Students with questions about higher-level advising issues such as enrolment in the Honours Program should contact our Undergraduate Program Coordinator Dr. David Bourgeois at

Looking for more information?

Learn more about what you can do with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, and explore these external resources offered by the Canadian Psychological Association:

Science Makeup Exam Schedule 

Winter 2020

 Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm  Location: Loyola 170

January 17, 2020

 January 24, 2020

 January 31, 2020

 February 7, 2020

February 14, 2020

 (No makeup exams on Friday, February 21st – Winter Break)

 February 28, 2020

 March 6, 2020

 March 13, 2020

 March 20, 2020

 March 27, 2020

 April 3, 2020


Exams can be dropped off to the Psychology main office (MS323) or emailed to no later than 4pm on the Thursday before the exam. Faculty members are required to complete the Makeup Exam Form, along with all exam materials found on the Science resources webpage. It is the responsibility of the faculty member to collect and approve the documentation regarding the missed in-class exam before submitting the make-up exam request.

 Students MUST arrive before 1pm and bring their SMU ID. Two Psychology graduate students will proctor the exams. The exams are called by class and each student will sign in and out. Once the exams are finished, around 4pm, the exams will be dropped off to the Dean of Science office (Science 221) for faculty to pick up.


Please contact April Scheller at 902-491-6496 or 902-233-3562 (during makeup exam times) if you have any questions.