Welcome to the Bachelor of Arts Academic Advising Office.   We are available to all students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts Degree program at the University of Guelph. Our staff is here to help guide and assist students with course planning, course selection, interpreting university academic policies and procedures, and facilitating connections with important resources on campus.



News & Important Updates

  • Starting on June 17, 2024, we will offer a limited number of same day appointments for students whose course selection window has opened or is about to open.  Appointments will be held remotely via Teams and will occur every afternoon, from 1:30-3:30PM, Monday-Friday.  If you would like to request a same day appointment, you will need to email baco@uoguelph.ca  at 9:00 am on the day you would like to meet.  In the subject line of your email, please include:

                  Student ID - Request for Same Day Appointment.

  • If there is availability, you will be scheduled a time and forwarded a calendar invite with a meeting link to join. Appointments are first come, first served and may fill quickly.
  • If you are a first-year (not transfer) student, you may not need an appointment.  Instead, please refer to the Registration Guide and to our New First Year students below.  If you need futher assistance, please call our office.



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Bachelor of Arts Counselling Office

Room 130 MacKinnon

50 Stone Road East, 
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1

Office Open: Monday through Friday           

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:15 - 4:00 PM

For e-advising and questions please email baco@uoguelph.ca 

or to speak to a BA Counsellors' Assistant please call 519-824-4120 x 52140


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