Senior Academic Advisor

Careful academic planning is an important part of the degree process.

What can the Senior Academic Advisor help me with?

  • Course selection
  • Program and plan requirements
  • Academic difficulties
  • Course load waivers

What does the Senior Academic Advisor do?

  • Assist you in planning a program consistent with your abilities and interests
  • Explain academic requirements and policies
  • Be knowledgeable about your academic record
  • Help you define and develop realistic educational goals
  • Connect you with Memorial's student services

What's my role in the academic advising process?

  • Communicate regularly with an advisor, especially before registration each term
  • Have an understanding of university policies and procedures, and your degree and major requirements outlined in the undergraduate calendar (link to calendar)
  • Accept responsibility for your educational progress
  • Be open and honest with your advisor
  • Follow through, based on your advisor's advice

How do I make an appointment to see the Senior Academic Advisor?

Scheduling an appointment by email is preferred, but you are welcome to drop by during regular office hours. Your questions can be answered right away if the advisor is available. Contact Denise Hooper by email at deniseh@mun.ca or call 864-8363 or drop by the Arts and Administration Building A-2070.

Important sites to guide you:

BA Requirements

Language Requirements

Areas of Study

Declaring a Major

Academic Standing

Information for graduating students

Have Ideas for Arts?

Do you have a great idea for what you would like to see happen in the Faculty of Arts? Know of a way to reach out to prospective or current Arts students, or an idea for a fun event? Then we want to hear from you! Email deniseh@mun.ca to share your ideas.