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Academic advising

Academic advisors are committed to helping students make choices that will lead to their academic success. Your advisor can support you throughout your educational journey, from selecting a program to planning for the future. Teams of academic advisors are available in each faculty.

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Academic Advisors with Hunter

From left: Front row: Nicole Suss, Faculty of Science (FSci); Deborah Treftlin, FSci; Alexandra Davidson, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (FSSH); Susan Snelling, Faculty of Education (FEd); Jenny Epaminondas, Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS). Second row: Kerry Morrison, Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science (FESNS); Shelly Windsor, FSci; Robin Secord, FESNS; Emily McKnight, Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT); Sadia Pirzada, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS); Amy Anderson, FSSH. Third row, left of Hunter: Brittany McFarlane, FEAS; Stephanie Costanza, FBIT; Emily Laverty, FSSH. Third row, right of Hunter: Cyndi Hillis, FBIT; Theeben Jegatheesan, FEAS; Patricia MacMillan, FSSH. Fourth row: Dan Crouse, FHS; Holly MacPherson, FEAS; Andrea Mars, FHS; Darci Aylward, FHS.
Not pictured: Tara Bailey-Taylor, FBIT; Jessica Clarke, FBIT (on leave); Julie Downes, FSci; Tara Funston, FSci (on leave); Brianna McKay, FBIT; Kellie Smith, FSSH; Sharleen Ward, FHS. 

What we do

An academic advisor can assist you with:

  • Reviewing academic progress and standing.
  • Addressing issues that affect your academic performance.
  • Establishing goals and planning for the future.
  • Exploring the curriculum and choosing a program.
  • Providing guidance for successful progression to graduation.
  • Selecting appropriate classes and electives.
  • Understanding academic policies and procedures.
  • Withdrawing from a program, adding or dropping a course(s).
  • Referrals to campus services and resources for additional assistance.