First Year Advising Centre

First-Year Advising Centre (FYAC)

Planning to start your program and take classes in May 2019? Please visit our May Intake page for more information.

The First-Year Advising Centre will open May 6, 2019 for new students starting their programs in September 2019.

Appointments last approximately 1.5 hours and include the following steps:

Step 1: Meeting with an academic advisor, where you will discuss your expectations and any concerns you may have, review your program requirements and options and select your courses.

Step 2: 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.

If you are a new CBU student with no transfer credits in one of the following programs, please book your appointment below on the New Student Advising schedule.

Are you a returning CBU Student? Go here to find out more about your advising process.

School of Arts and Social Sciences:
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Arts Community Studies
Bachelor of Arts and Science in Environment

School of Professional Studies:
Bachelor of Science Nursing Direct Entry

School of Science & Technology:
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET)
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) Transfer Program (Engineering Diploma)

Shannon School of Business:
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Post Baccalaureate in Business Management

Post Baccalaureate in Supply Chain Management

Post Baccalaureate in Business Analytics

Book Appointment

*Please note, if you are not currently in Cape Breton you will have the option to select email advising when you book your appointment.


Still need help? Email or phone 902-563-1815.