First Year Advising Centre

First-Year Advising Centre

New students with no transfer credits must receive academic advising from an advisor in the First-Year Advising Centre before registering for courses.

The First-Year Advising Centre’s hours are as follows:

  • May 1 – June 21: Mondays – Thursdays from 2-6pm
  • June 26 – Aug. 30: Tuesdays – Thursdays from 9am – 4pm

Appointments last approximately 1.5 hours and include the following steps:

Step 1: Meeting with an academic advisor, where you will review your program requirements and options and select your courses.

Step 2: Meeting with our Academic Success Coach, where you can discuss your expectations, any concerns you may have, available supports, and how to best prepare for the start of classes.

Step 3: Meeting with a First-Year Advising Centre student employee, where you will learn how to create your class schedule, set up your online student account and access your CBU email, and register for classes.

Book an appointment online

*Please note that academic advising can be done by email for students who are not able to come to campus.

Still need help? Email fyac@cbu.ca or phone 902-563-1815.