Advising and Planning Links


Political Science Undergraduate Advising schedule Fall term 2023

Dr. Amy Verdun, Undergraduate Director and Honours Adviser
By appointment. E-mail:

Dr. Andrew Wender, Undergraduate Adviser
By appointment. E-mail:

Our undergraduate advisers are available to help new and current students with questions relating to their Political Science major or minor degree. You can make an appointment by contacting one of them by e-mail. Before your appointment, be sure to have all necessary paperwork with you which might include a copy of your unofficial transcript, course outlines or anything else which will help your advisor assist you.

POLI Program Requirements

UVic Undergraduate Advising

  • Visit the Academic Advising Centre for information on advising appointments, program declaration, CAPPY hour, going on exchanges, taking external courses for credit, and preparing for graduation.

Political Science Program Planning Worksheet

  • The Academic Advising Centre has developed worksheets for all programs in Social Sciences. These outline the requirements and include space for you to check off requirements as you meet them in order to keep on track with your program.

Transferring courses from another institution

  • Transfer credit granted in a degree program is limited. Students who plan to begin their studies at another institution and transfer to UVic should ensure that the courses they take are eligible for transfer credit in their planned program at UVic. Detailed information about the transfer credit application and evaluation process is available in the UVic Academic Calendar.

UVic Curriculum, Advising and Planning (CAPP) Report

A CAPP report summarizes your information and displays completed degree requirements, as well as those that are you have yet to complete. The Academic Advising Centre will offer CAPP related drop-in advising appointments. Contact the Academic Advising Centre for the current schedule.

Make an appointment with an academic adviser with an adviser to:

  • discuss your CAPP report
  • make sure you’re on track to graduate
  • ask for an adviser’s help to correct or "tune up" your report