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      Advising Centre

      • Academic Advising offers 30-minute drop-in sessions for students wishing to meet one-on-one with an Academic Advisor for support with specific questions and issues. Drop-in sessions are offered on a first-come first-served basis each day. Pre-booked 30 minute advising sessions are also available for students, and should be booked two or more days in advance.

        Visit us in BR230 on the second floor of the Birch Building at the North Vancouver campus.          

        Email:  advising@capilanou.ca

      • Course Planning Workshops

        Welcome to all newly admitted students! 

        Newly admitted students are invited to attend a course planning session offered every Fall and Spring term by the Academic Advising team to help you and fellow students navigate your options. At our group advising workshops you learn how to look up and choose courses and find out which classes you need to satisfy your program’s requirements.

        Course Planning Workshops for the Fall 2018 term are held on the following dates:

        Date  Time   Room
        Tuesday, June 26 10:30–12:30 p.m.  FR213 
        Wednesday, June 27  2:30–4:30 p.m.  FR213 
        Wednesday, July 4  5:30–7:30 p.m.  FR215 
        Thursday, July 5 1:30–3:30 p.m.  FR213 
        Thursday, July 12  5:30–7:30 p.m.  FR215 

        Registration for the Fall Course Planning Workshops is now open.

      • Booking Advising Appointments

        Appointments are approximately 30 minutes in duration, are booked in advance and provide an opportunity for in-depth program planning. 

        Students are encouraged to come to these meeting having thought about their interests and with questions developed and written down. 

        Appointments are offered every day and can be conducted in person at Capilano University or via telephone.  Please note that we do not currently offer appointments via Skype or video conferencing.  

        Appointments are reserved for individuals who have a Capilano student number.  During peak periods such as registration, Advisors can be booked weeks in advance.  

        To book an appointment, please call 604-984-4900.  

        Appointments are ideal for:

        • Student who need assistance with course selection and initial program planning
        • Students who want to check their progress in their program 
        • Students returning to studies following an absence (especially if missing two major semesters i.e. Fall and Spring)
        • Students who are exploring transfer options after a period of study at Capilano

        Drop-in Advising Sessions

        Drop-In Advising sessions are approximately 30 minutes in duration and are offered through the Registrar's Office (BR230) on a first-come first-served basis on the same day.

        Drop-Ins are ideal for:

        • Course Pre-requisite
        • Continued support for a previously established program plan
        • Students with fewer than 30 credits
        • Newly admitted students 
      • Advising Hours

        Day Time 
        Monday9–3:30 p.m. 
        Tuesday 9–3:30 p.m. 
        Wednesday12:30–3:30 p.m. 
        Thursday 9–3:30 p.m.  
        Friday 10–3:30 p.m. 

        Please note: The Advising Centre is closed on all weekends and Statutory Holidays.