B.B.R.M. Program Counsellor

Melinda Vanryn
519-824-4120 x 54549
Johnston Hall, Room 133A

Open Door Hours

Monday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Melinda is available to meet with students during drop in hours (first come, first seen) or students can book an appointment. 

Appointments can be booked by calling 519-824-4120, ext. 54800 or by stopping by our office in Johnston Hall, Room 133A during open door hours. 

Drop in hours are:
Mondays 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thursdays 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Fridays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(unless otherwise noted on the News page)

Drop in hours are not held during the Summer Semester.

B.B.R.M. Faculty Advisors

Environmental Management

Dr. John Lauzon
519-824-4120 x 52459
Alexander Hall, Room 219
Office hours by appointment.

Equine Management

Dr. Katrina Merkies
519-824-4120 x 54707
Animal Science and Nutrition Building, Room 249
Office hours by appointment.

Food Industry Management

Dr. Maria Corradini
519-824-4120 x 53344
Food Science Building, Room 255
Office hours by appointment.

Who do I contact?

Program Counsellors have in-depth knowledge regarding program requirements as well as University of Guelph regulations, policies and procedures. Your Program Counsellor can assist you in the development of your educational plans by asking appropriate questions and identifying alternatives. Your Program Counsellor can help you explore outcomes by providing useful information about who to talk to and how to get in touch with them.

Faculty Advisors provide information as well as career opportunities with regard to your major or specialization. They provide assistance to students with selecting courses required for their major and can provide assistance in schedule planning for completing course requirements.

Admission Inquiries

Contact your Program Counsellor or Faculty Advisor to discuss questions about the program and its content. Admission questions can be directed to the University of Guelph's Admission Services: