Science Advising Centre

The Science Advising Centre offers academic advising services to current and prospective Saint Mary’s students. Book an appointment through our online booking system (virtual and in-person options available), attend a drop-in advising session (details below), or email questions directly to for regular appointments opens 14 days in advance.

Schedule an Academic Advising Appointment:

Please use your @SMU email account when booking. For prospective students who do not yet have an @SMU account, we recommend using a non-Gmail email when booking.

New Student Advising Information

Resources and information to help new students accepted for the Spring, Summer, Fall 2024 terms as well as Winter 2025:

Science Academic Advising Drop-in Schedule

Science Advising offers both in-person and virtual drop-in academic advising. Virtual drop-ins take place via Zoom. The academic advisor will let students in one by one from the waiting room, throughout the drop-in session. For in-person drop-in advising, students can come to the Science Advising Centre in Atrium 301. 

Day Time (AST) Mode of Delivery Location
Monday 1:30pm  - 2:30pm In-Person Atrium 301 
  2:30pm - 3:30pm  Virtual Click to Join
Tuesday 1:30pm - 2:30pm In-Person Atrium 301
 Wednesday  11:00am - 12:00pm Virtual  Click to join 
  1:30pm - 2:30pm In-Person Atrium 301
 Thursday 1:30pm - 2:30pm In-Person Atrium 301
 Friday 10:00am - 11:00am Virtual Click to Join 


The Faculty of Science also has a variety of academic program advisors who can help answer questions about courses, research interests, or other aspects of your degree.

As Academic Advisors, our job is to help you:
• Make informed decisions about which courses to take and how to sequence your courses;
• Determine an academic plan to achieve your educational goals;
• Explore program options (majors, minors, certificates);
• Understand University regulations and processes; and
• Learn about University services, resources, and supports available to you

Your Science Advising Centre Team

 Courtenay Kyle, Science Undergraduate Advisor

Courtenay Kyle

Senior Science Academic Advisor

 Laura Johnston 

Laura Johnston

Science Academic Advisor

Tara Whitney

Tara Whitney

Science Academic Advisor

 Carla Sestito, Secretary 

Carla Sestito

Administrative Assistant


Contact us

Faculty of Science
Mailing address:
Saint Mary's University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3

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