Get advice & find support

We're always happy to help point you in the right direction—in fact that's what we're here for. But before dropping by the Academic Advising Centre, check to see if it's the best place to have your questions answered.

Finding the right advice

The following table outlines some of the common advice and supports offered by distinct administrative units across campus. For more information on each unit and how to get in touch, follow the links below.

I need help with... I should connect with...
  • Academic program planning
  • Understanding the academic calendar
  • Program declaration and CAPP review
  • Taking courses at other institutions
  • Graduation checks
  • General wayfinding and support
  • Course registration
  • Admission questions
  • Academic concessions for deferrals
  • Transfer credit and equivalencies
  • Transcripts and grades
Office of the Registrar
  • Course substitutions
  • Prerequisite waivers
  • Discipline-specific advice
  • Course content and guidance
  • Research opportunities
  • Graduate school planning
Academic departments and schools
  • Academic concessions (other than deferrals)
  • Returning from academic difficulty
  • Appeals
Office of the Associate Dean, Academic Advising

Other support services

Need help with your courses, learning or research assistance, or academic accommodations?  Review the list of additional student support services and programs offered by UVic.