Sara Houston

Sara Houston

Office: BMH 2201

Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 43530

Schedule a phone call or video chat

Darci Prince

Darci Prince

Office: BMH 2202

Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 42519


Due to the ongoing public health concerns, all academic advising is taking place via phone call appointments with Sara Houston, or over email - see below.  

To contact the academic advising team, send your inquiry to rec-advising@uwaterloo.ca and include the following:

  • Your name (First and Last)
  • Your UWaterloo 8-digit student ID number
  • Your level - if known (ex. 2A)

We are 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 us!

We are 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

Please refer to the AHS Advising Outline for more information on our advisors' role and their expectations for you!


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 For information about co-op requirements, process, work reports, and contacts for questions, visit co-op procedures.

International exchanges

Explore opportunities for international exchanges. For more information, contact the Student Services Coordinator, Applied Health Sciences.
I want to transfer into a program in Recreation and Leisure Studies.

If you are a University of Waterloo student interested in transferring into Recreation and Leisure Studies, contact the Student Services Coordinator, Applied Health Sciences.

If you are a student at another university and are interested in transferring into Recreation and Leisure Studies, contact our Undergraduate Recruitment Co-ordinator.

Career planning

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

Graduation pursuits of recent Waterloo Applied Health Sciences grads (including grads from the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies)

Recreation and Leisure Studies Job Board

For other resources, see student success and support.