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Where to go for advising

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences & Faculty of Science Students

Student Success Advisors in the Bissett Student Success Centre can help you:

  • choose your program or major
  • understand degree requirements and academic regulations
  • map strategies to achieve your educational and career goals
  • assess whether your current program suits your aptitudes and interests
  • develop action plans to deal with academic or other difficulties

Building a relatonship with an advisor can be helpful and lead to success. When scheduling an appointment, know that you can view your appointment history to see your previous advisor's name for their name. Or, when you call, be sure to indicate which advisor you'd like to see! 

To book an appointment:

  • Phone: (902) 494.3077
  • Email: advising@dal.ca
  • In-person: Bissett Student Success Centre; Student Union Building (Studley Campus), room 426
  • To book an appointment online with an advisor visit our online appointment system

Faculty of Agriculture students

Lower Level, Student Success Centre
Phone (local): 902-893-6729
Email: bcrouse@dal.ca
Office Hours: Mon–Fri, 8:30am–4:30pm

Graduate students

Your first point of contact is your graduate coordinator. Visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies list of programs and click on your program to find your graduate coordinator. Or email the Faculty of Graduate Studies at graduate.studies@dal.ca.

Advisors in your department/school/college

Academic advisors in your department, school or college can help you with specific course requirements for your program.

Advisors in the Registrar's Office

Contact the Registrar's Office for assistance with:

  • Admissions
  • Transfer credits
  • Degree requirements and academic regulations
  • Scholarships
  • Bursaries and temporary loans

Other specialized advisors

Unsure where to go?

Start with us at the Student Success Centre: Academic Advising and Career Services (4th Floor of the Student Union Building) —we're always ready to help! Book online