Advising

Advising
Office of Advising and Integrated Student Services (OAISS)

The Office of Advising and Integrated Student Services (OAISS) is your destination for undergraduate advising, resources, workshops and information to support you throughout your degree.

First Year Student

If you have questions or require Information about transfer credits, degree requirements, first year course enrolment please email ffaenrol@yorku.ca. We will quickly respond to your email. If we determine that you need an advising appointment, we will contact you directly to make arrangements.

Degree Advising

Degree requirements, major, minor and certificate options, or referrals to campus services and resources.

Meet with a Degree Advisor:

Cinema & Media Arts
Dance
Design
Digital Media/FACS
Music
Theatre
Visual Art & Art History

Petition Advising

For information and/or assistance with preparing an academic petition.

Meet with a Petitions Advisor


KEY Information Advising

The KEY (Key to Excellence at York) group sessions are drop in Q & A sessions led by an OAISS  Senior Undergraduate Advisor.  Each session provides valuable resources and guidance about degree progress and options if a student is experiencing academic difficulties.  The KEY drop in sessions are held in the Office of Advising and Integrated Student Services (OAISS), 322 Centre for Fine Arts (CFA):

Mondays: 10:00am to 11:00am
Wednesdays: 2:30pm to 3:30pm


Academic Writing

Appointments for academic writing can now be made here. Appointments are available on Wednesdays, 14:00-16:30 and Thursdays, 12:00-14:30.

If you cannot make an appointment during these scheduled hours, please contact Professor Stacy Denton for alternative availability.


Peer Mentoring

Student Ambassadors and Mentors (SAMs) are trained upper-year students dedicated to providing you with assistance and information to support your academic success. You can connect with a SAM/Mentor in your discipline or with others who have different areas of expertise or interests.

Meet the SAMs


Study Groups

Drop in to a study group in your major. Bring your questions and consult with a peer mentor. This is a great way to exchange information and ideas with your peers and get excellent assistance with your courses. Check the schedule for the study group in your major.


Contact your Program Department

Visit your program department for permission to enroll into courses, Letters of Permission, Grade reappraisal, deferred standing requests, appointments with faculty advisors, program change requests.

Cinema & Media Arts
Dance
Design
Digital Media/FACS
Music
Theatre
Visual Art & Art History