Academic advising


Whether you have a question about our programs, admission requirements, or course planning, our academic advisers can help you navigate through your university experience. Our undergraduate programs have dedicated professionals available to support you during your academic journey and connect you with services that are specific to your needs such as Counselling Services, the Centre for Accessible Learning or the International Student Services.

Contact an adviser

  • Be sure to read about your program of choice before contacting an adviser
  • We encourage out-of-town students to call ahead to book an appointment

Teacher Education and Minor in Education - MacLaurin

Education Advising at MacLaurin

MAC A225 
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closed 12:00pm to 1:00pm)

Appointments: We offer drop-in appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30am - 11:30am and 1:00pm - 3:30pm. You may call, email, or visit us in-person to book your drop-in appointment. We offer both in-person and phone appointments.
Phone: To schedule an appointment or talk to an adviser, call 250-721-7877.
Email: . Please allow up to 48 hours for a response.

If you are a future student, we can assist you with:

  • The admission requirements for Teacher Education Programs
  • The program requirements for the Minor in Art Education and the Minor in Education.
  • Application preparation for Teacher Education Programs

If you are a current student, we can assist you with:

  • Your program planning and Curriculum, Advising and Program Planning (CAPP) Report
  • The graduation requirements of your program
  • Your academic standing in the Faculty of Education
  • Letters of Permission

Mailing address:
Education Advising at MacLaurin
Faculty of Education
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2

Kinesiology, and Recreation and Health Education - McKinnon

Education Advising at McKinnon

MCK 115
Monday & Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closed 12 to 1 pm)

Appointments/Drop in: In light of UVics response to COVID-19, we will only be offering academic advising services by email at this time. Please email for further assistance.
Phone: To schedule an appointment or talk to an adviser, call 250-721-6554
Email: . Please allow up to 48 hours for a response.

Indigenous Education - MacLaurin

Phone: To schedule an appointment or talk to our Indigenous Academic adviser, call 250-721-7824.

Email: . Please allow up to 48 hours for a response.

Advising for graduate programs

Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies (EPLS)

Counselling Psychology

Educational Psychology

Dr. Donna McGhie-Richmond

Leadership Studies

Tatiana Gounko


Curriculum & Instructions (C&I)

Wanda Hurren 

Indigenous Education (IED)

Sonya Bird


School of Exercise Science, Health & Physical Education (EPHE)

Ryan Rhodes