Academic Advice FAQ
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 Renée Shute by email at email@example.com or call 864-7454 or drop by the Arts and Administration Building A-4077.
Important sites to guide you:
Areas of Study
Declaring a Major
Information for graduating students
Have Ideas for Humanities and Social Sciences?
Do you have a great idea for what you would like to see happen in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences? Know of a way to reach out to prospective or current Humanities and Social Sciences students, or an idea for a fun event? Then we want to hear from you! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to share your ideas.