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Your advisor partners with you to reach your academic goal. They help you plan your unique program, assist you with developing realistic education goals, and are there to explain academic requirements and policies. 

As a student, your role in working with an advisor is to actively participate, use the Undergraduate Calendar to understand your academic requirements, accept ultimate responsibility for your success at UW. And most importantly, your job is to be open and honest your for advisor. 

  • meet with your academic advisor at least once a term
  • if you have questions, concerns, or ideas about your studies, contact your academic advisor
  • if you’re not doing as well as expected, see your academic advisor

Dial 519-888-4567 and then the extension number listed below.

Students in First Year, Liberal Studies, and Non-Degree or Post-Degree Studies:
Where are you registered? Advisor Office Extension
Arts International Exchange, Readmission, Concurrent Degree Eric Breugst PAS 2439 35870
Internal Transfers, Non-Degree/Post-Degree, BASE Students Andri Efstathiou PAS 2439 35870
First-Year Honours Arts, Foundation Term Devon Hutchinson PAS 2439 35870
Arts and Business Co-op and Regular Kayla Lorentz PAS 2439 35870
Liberal Studies, New Upper-Year (level 2A+) Transfer Students, Extended Learning Sarah Robertson PAS 2439 35870
St Jerome's University: all programs/plans See St. Jerome's academic advisors
Renison University College

See Renison academic advisors

Major/Minor Advisor Office Extension
Accounting and Financial Management safadvisor@uwaterloo.ca HH 3156 email
Anthropology Jennifer Doucet
Christopher Watts
PAS 2012
PAS 2010
32520
36925
Applied Language Studies Julia Williams REN 0217 28658
Catholic Studies Cristina Vanin STJ 3023 28266
Church Music and Worship Kate Kennedy Steiner CGR 1106 24244
Classical Studies
(including Greek and Latin minors)
Craig Hardiman ML 229 37505
Cognitive Science Chris Eliasmith E7 6324 42638
Computing and Financial Management Heather Steinmetz DC 2121 37033
Cultural Identities David Rozotto ML 320 38906
Digital Arts Communication Ceylan Enver ML 233 35808
East Asian Studies

Maria Vermeer

REN 1401 28734
Economics

Becky Moore

Lutz-Alexander Busch

John Burbidge

Joseph De Juan (China 2+2 students

HH 213

HH 127

HH 125

HH 208

33567

35229

37204

33549

English Victoria Lamont HH 226 33318
Fine Arts (including Visual Culture) Brett Roberts ECH 1206 30372
French Studies Valérie Dusaillant-Fernandes ML 342 31140

Gender and Social Justice (formerly Women’s Studies)

Katy Fulfer HH 324 31675
German Paul Malone  ML 213 33202
Global Business and Digital Arts Andrea West DMS 1007C 23009
History

Natalie Brown

HH 136 35828
Human Resources Management Karry Kwan PAS 3008 36535
Human Rights  Richard Myers STP 257 519-885-1460
x25200
Human Sciences Kieran Bonner 2005 Sweeney Hall, SJU 519-884-8110 x28242
International Studies Julia Jones HH 313 33396
International Trade Julia Jones HH 313 33396
Islam, Studies in Maria Vermeer REN 1401 28734
Italian Studies Kerry Lappin-Fortin SH 2213 28278
Jewish Studies Alicia Batten CGR 2116 24246

Legal Studies - Regular

Legal Studies - Co-op

Christina Lashbrook

Philip Boyle

PAS 2050

PAS 2051

38688

31577

Management Studies Becky Moore HH 213 33567
Medieval Studies Brigitte Schneebeli ML 224 32377
Mennonite Studies Marlene Epp CGR 2124 24257
Music Maisie Sum CGR 1102 24219
Peace and Conflict Studies Rachel Reist CGR 2103B 24269
Philosophy Doreen Fraser HH 330 32780
Political Science Julia Jones HH 313 33396

Psychology - Major

Psychology - Minor

Ana Carvalho

​Karry Kwan

PAS 3007

PAS 3008

37190

36535

Religious Studies Alicia Batten CGR 2116 24246
Russian and East European Studies Paul Malone  ML 213 33202
Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies John Arnou SH 1014A 28241
Social Development Studies See the SDS Advisors page

Sociology - Regular

Sociology - Co-op

Christina Lashbrook

Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

PAS 2050

PAS 2027

38688

35187

Spanish and Latin American Studies David Rozotto ML 320 38906
Speech Communication Shana MacDonald
Ceylan Enver
ML 234
ML 223
35157
35808
Technical Writing Victoria Lamont HH 226 33318
Theatre and Performance (formerly Drama) Andrew Houston
Ceylan Enver
ML 119B
ML 223
37029
35808