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
Readmission, Arts International Exchange, 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, First Year Arts and Business students with last name A - L Devon Hutchinson PAS 2439 35870
First Year Arts and Business students with last name M - Z and all Upper year Arts and Business students  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 36537
Anthropology Jennifer Doucet
Christopher Watts
PAS 2012
PAS 2010
32520
36925
Applied Language Studies

Winona Phachanla

REN 2932 28752
Canadian Studies Peter Frick STP 209 325214
Catholic Studies Cristina Vanin STJ 3023 28266
Church Music and Worship Kate Kennedy Steiner CGR 1106 24244
Classical Studies Brigitte Schneebeli
Craig Hardiman
ML 224
ML
229
23277
37505
Cognitive Science Chris Eliasmith E7 6324 42638
Computing and Financial Management Heather Steinmetz DC 2121 37033
Cultural Identities Emma Betz ML 312 33360
Digital Arts Communication Ceylan Enver
Shana MacDonald
ML 233
ML 234
35808
35157
East Asian Studies Winona Phachanla REN 2932 28752

Economics and
Economic Theory Minor

Becky Moore

Emmanuelle Pierard

Pierre Chausse

HH 213

HH 209

HH 211

33567

37712

32422

English Language and Literature Victoria Lamont HH 226 33318
Fine Arts Brett Roberts ECH 1206 30372
French Studies Svetlana Kaminskaia ML 337 32465

Gender and Social Justice (formerly Women’s Studies)

Doreen Fraser HH 330 32780
German Emma Betz ML 312 33360
Global Business and Digital Arts Andrea West DMS 1007C 23009
Greek Brigitte Schneebeli
Craig Hardiman
ML 224
ML 229
23277
37505
History

John Sbardellati

HH 111 32737
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
Indigenous Studies Peter Frick STP 209 25214
International Studies Maren Butcher HH 313 33396
International Trade Maren Butcher HH 313 33396
Italian Studies Kerry Lappin-Fortin SH 2213 28278
Jewish Studies Peter Frick STP 209 25214
Latin Brigitte Schneebeli
Craig Hardiman
ML 224
ML 229
23277
37505

Legal Studies - Academic inquiries
Legal Studies - Co-op related inquires

Cyntia Bratan
Philip Boyle

PAS 2045
PAS 2051

37643
31577

Management Studies Becky Moore HH 213 33567
Medieval Studies Brigitte Schneebeli ML 224 23277
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 Maren Butcher HH 313 33396

Psychology - Major
Psychology - Minor

Ana Carvalho
Karry Kwan

PAS 3007
PAS 3008

37190
36535

Public Policy and Administration Maren Butcher HH 313 33396
Religious Studies Peter Frick STP 209 25214
Russian and East European Studies Emma Betz ML 312 33360
Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies John Arnou SH 1014A 28241
Social Development Studies See the SDS Advisors page

Sociology - Academic inquiries
Sociology - Co-op related inquires

Cyntia Bratan
Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

PAS 2045
PAS 2027

37643
35187

Spanish and Latin American Studies David Rozotto ML 320 38906
Speech Communication Ceylan Enver
Shana MacDonald
ML 233
ML 234
35808
35157
Studies in Islam Winona Phachanla REN 2932 28752
Technical Writing Victoria Lamont HH 226 33318
Theatre and Performance (formerly Drama) Andrew Houston
Ceylan Enver
ML 119B
ML 233
37029
35808
Visual Culture Brett Roberts ECH 1206 30372