Academic advising is available to assist all new and returning students from year one to graduation.
Advising is available throughout the year by e-mail, phone, or by appointment. Walk-in appointments are not available during peak registration periods (e.g. first two weeks of classes in a term, or opening of registration in April). At other times in the year walk-ins are welcome subject to availability (please check in at the registrar’s office service desk).
Sarah Cormier, first year academic advisor
Advising for incoming new and transfer students, and students currently in first year studies
Room 235, Registrar's Office, 2nd floor of the Wallace McCain Student Centre
Phone: (506) 364-3287
Click here for information on booking an advising appointment as a first year student!
Stephanie Richard, academic advisor
Advising for returning students in second year through to graduation
Room 234, Registrar's Office, 2nd floor of the Wallace McCain Student Centre
Phone: (506) 364-3200
Click here for information on booking an advising appointment as a returning student
It is strongly recommended that students with a declared major/ minor seek academic advising from a program advisor.
For career advising please visit mta.ca/careers
- Developing education plans for achieving your goals
- Receiving advice on academic matters
- Taking ownership of your education
- Making effective and informed decisions concerning your degree
- Connecting university experiences to personal, academic, and career goals
- Collaboration and partnership
The academic advisor can:
- Assist with course selection and registration
- Help interpret academic policies and procedures
- Help you consider options for major and minor programs
- Clarify degree and program requirements
- Assist with program planning and tracking progress towards graduation
- Provide guidance in formulating and realizing academic goals
- Help you understand the consequences of academic decisions
- Respond to concerns related to academic performance and academic standing
- Answer your questions on academic matters and regulations
- Highlight important dates and deadlines
- Make referrals to appropriate resources
Please remember that advising is a shared responsibility between the advisor and the student. Students are ultimately responsible for their education and decisions.