Academic Advising

Arts Academic Advising supports the academic success of the faculty’s 11,500 BA and BFA undergraduate students.  From the point of admission, we provide programs and services designed to achieve the following:

  • Ease students’ transition to university life, including support with the course selection and registration process;
  • Give ongoing support and encouragement to students as they experience questions/concerns with their coursework;
  • Provide targeted assistance to students who are having academic difficulty and may be in danger of academic probation or failure;
  • Make appropriate referrals to other campus resources as needed (eg., Counselling Services, Access and Diversity, Student Health);
  • Work with Department Advisors who are supporting students in their program specializations;
  • Adjudicate student graduation;
  • Provide targeted services/support to Aboriginal students and International students with specialized teams of advisors;
  • Assist our faculty as they have questions/concerns around student issues.

Arts Academic Advising, The University of British Columbia
Buchanan D111, 1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

Phone: 604.822.4028
Email: arts.askme(at)

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Buchanan A240
1866 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada

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