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Please note: The University of Waterloo is closed for all events until further notice.

Academic advising

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Academic advisors are here to support you during this time of transition. All in-person advising has been suspended at this time.

Below, you will find how each area is conducting advising at this time. Please check this page regularly for up-to-date information. We kindly ask that you don't contact multiple advisors with the same question as it delays our response times at an already busy time. 

 
 

Actuarial Science & Statistics Advising

Advisors are available via email.

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Applied Mathematics & Mathematical Physics Advising

Sue Ann Campbell is available via email. Please contact her to set up a Skype/Teams appointment.

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Combinatorics and Optimization & Mathematical Optimization Advising

Peter Nelson is available via email. Please contact him to set up a phone/Skype appointment.

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Computational Mathematics

Advisors are available at the following email addresses (please only email ONE advisor): Martin Pei and Sara O'Donnell.

Computational Mathematics advisors are available for virtual appointments only during the times below. Please make sure you book the correct time in the schedule to book these advisors. 

Day Time
Monday, November 30 None
Tuesday, December 1 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Sara)
Wednesday, December 2 9:00 am to 12 noon (Martin)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Sara)
Thursday, December 3 None
Friday, December 4 None

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Computer Science Advising

BBA/BCS Double Degree (With Laurier) 

Collin Roberts is available via email or for appointments using Zoom or Skype.
Laurier BBA advising is available via email.

Computer Science

Advisors are available at csadvisor@cs.uwaterloo.ca. Virtual advising is available between 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm by booking a spot in the queue and using Microsoft Teams to speak with an advisor. Note: Virtual advising requires UW authentication and is only available to registered UW students. If you are not a registered student, please use email. 

Computing and Financial Management 

The Program Manager, Heather Steinmetz, is available via email.

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Mathematics and Business 

BBA/BMATH Double Degree (With Laurier) 

Keith Freeland is available via email.
Laurier BBA advising is available via email.

Mathematics/Business Administration 

Michael Liu is available via email.

Financial Analysis & Risk Management (FARM)

Advising is available via email

FARM advisors are available for virtual appointments only during the times below. Please make sure you book the correct time in the schedule to book these advisors. 

Day Time
Monday, November 30 None
Tuesday, December 1 9:00 am to 12 noon (Michelle)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Sara)
Wednesday, December 2 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Sara)
Thursday, December 3 9:00 am to 12 noon (Michelle)
Friday, December 4 None

Mathematics/CPA

Peter Balka is available via email.

Information Technology Management 

Michael Liu is available via email.

Mathematical Economics

Surya Banerjee is available via email.

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Pure Mathematics & Mathematical Finance

Ross Willard is available via email.

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Mathematics/English Language for Academic Studies (ELAS)

Judy Reidt is available via email.

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Other Academic Plans

Health Informatics Option

Andrew Beltaos is available via email.

Mathematics/Teaching 

Advisors are available at the following email addresses (please only email ONE advisor): Mike Eden and Carolyn Sedore.

Non-degree and Post-degree 

Michelle Smith is available via email.

Three-year general 

Michelle Smith is available via email.

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