Undergraduate students with general questions about possible degree programs, declaring a major/minor program, degree requirements, course selection, certificates, diplomas, and general academic advice in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences should contact:
Manager of Academic Programs, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
8:30 am – 4:00 pm during summer months (June, July, August)
AA-4077 (Arts and Administration Annex)
First year students are encouraged to contact the Academic Advising Centre with questions. Note: During registration periods, there may be long waits for meetings and responses to email requests. Humanities and Social Sciences Students seeking academic advice are encouraged to book an appointment via Navigate 1 month before their scheduled registration time.
Careful academic planning is an important part of the degree process.
What can the academic advisor help me with?
- Course selection
- Program and plan requirements
- Academic difficulties
- Course load waivers
What does the 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
- Accept responsibility for your educational progress
- Be open and honest with your advisor
- Follow through, based on your advisor's advice
- Request a program audit from the Office of the Registrar at the completion of 60 credit hours of course work and again at the completion of 90 credit hours of course work
How do I make an appointment to see the academic advisor?
Scheduling an appointment through the Navigate-student app 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 864-7454 or drop by the Arts and Administration Building A-4077.
Important sites to guide you
- Degree regulations
- BA core requirements monitoring form (this form is for students following regulations prior to Fall 2015).
Areas of Study
- Humanities and Social Sciences degree programs
- Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in University Calendar
Declaring a Major
Information for graduating students
- Graduate studies web page
- Graduation web page in University Calendar
- Convocation website for students in St. John's
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? We want to hear from you! Email: email@example.com to share your ideas.