VII. Academic Advising

Faculty Advisors

Role of the Faculty Advisor

The faculty advisor has particular expertise in the program specialization (major, minor, area of concentration, area of emphasis) and the fit of that specialization within the diploma/degree program. The role of the faculty advisor is to :

  • provide information about the academic requirements of the specialization, including eligibility to declare the specialization and graduation requirements

  • refer to other campus services, as necessary

  • communicate information about the specialization to the department and the curriculum committee, program committee, and program counsellor / associate director, and to bring forward any concerns or issues as students progress through the Schedule of Studies for the specialization

  • liaise with the program counsellor / associate director for the diploma/degree program, in order to provide information about the specialization as it fits within the diploma/degree program

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