Science Advising Centre

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

Availability for regular appointments opens 14 days in advance.

Please submit all paperwork in digital form to

Schedule an Academic Advising Appointment

Drop-in Academic Advising Information

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. 

Drop-in Advising Schedule

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

Schedule Updates:

Please note, there will be no drop-in advising sessions on the following dates:

  • Friday, September 29
  • Thursday, October 5
  • Monday, October 9
  • Monday, November 13

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, Science Undergraduate Advisor 

Laura Johnston

Science Academic Advisor

Tara Whitney

Tara Whitney

Science Academic Advisor

  Carla Sestito, Secretary 

Carla Sestito


Contact us

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

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