Undergraduate Program Advisor

Patti Bester

Patti Bester

Email: sers-ug@uwaterloo.ca

Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 46576

Schedule a meeting at:

Patti will be working on-campus Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday (plus every third Friday).

Office hours: 8:45am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm – 4:45pm


I am here to assist in making your university years as rewarding and uncomplicated as possible. If you have any questions and are not sure who to ask, start with me!

I am available to assist you with:

  • making decisions regarding your course selections
  • general concerns about courses, academic difficulties
  • academic rules and regulations
  • course information and announcements
  • administrative forms
  • university regulations and procedures
  • final examination policies
  • reviewing your academic standing
  • required to withdraw decisions

For other inquiries, see the recommended contacts below:

What's my concern? Who should I see? Where should I start?
Co-op, including work reports

See information about co-op requirements and process.

For questions regarding work reports and other co-op issues, please email me. Specific questions about work report content can be directed to the ERS Report Marker, Patricia Huynh.

Also, see the University's Co-operative Education website.

International exchanges

Explore opportunities for international exchanges at Waterloo International.

For information about applying for exchange, contact our Faculty of Environment Exchange Coordinator, Jaime Fohkens.

Transfer into a program in SERS

Learn how to transfer into SERS as a University of Waterloo student.

Learn how to transfer into SERS from another university.

Career planning

Centre for Career Action, which includes how-to guides for researching further education opportunities, resume preparation, networking, etc.

SERS careers information is found on the SERS website.

For other resources, see student success and support.