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Academic Advising

Important note during COVID-19: We are currently working remotely and are available to answer your questions and help solve problems.  Please send your questions and concerns via email to  (Please attach your student number to email) We are continuing to support you during this challenging time.

Academic advising is for all students, whether you are doing well or are facing some challenges. Advisors support and enable individual students as they design, refine and implement their academic plan.

Incoming First-Year Students

Take advantage of the information and assistance that is available online.  We know you will have lots of questions as you prepare for university and the details at Laurier 101 will help. Connect online for course registration support and to link up with classmates, staff and faculty.


The Academic Advisor for Biology programs is Professor Jim McGeer
Advising OfficeBA432 (located on the 4th floor of the Bricker Academic Building), however, currently all advising support is be provided via email, phone or video calling. 

To make an appointment please write to

Please attach student number to email!!


Other Advising and Support

Frequently Asked questions

Your Academic Advisor

The undergraduate academic advisor is Professor Jim McGeer:

  • E:
  • T: 519.884.0710 x3537
  • Office location: BA432 (Advising Appointment Office)

The graduate officer is Associate Professor Allison McDonald:

  • E:
  • T: 519.884.0710 x4180 (office) or x2886 (lab)
  • Office location: BA436