Academic Advising

The Brock Academic Advising team is here to help! Our team offers both booked appointment times (in-person or virtual) and walk-in hours each week. Our offices are located in Thistle 208 (located at the very end of the main Thistle corridor, near the doors which exit to Alphie’s Trough).

Appointments with the Brock Academic Advising Team can be booked through your portal (please see the section entitled “How to book an appointment” below for step-by-step instructions).

If you have chosen a virtual appointment, your Advisor will call you through Microsoft Teams at your appointment time. Instructions on how to book a virtual appointment with your Academic Advisor:

  1. Log into portal and book an appointment with your Academic Advisor
  2. Receive an invitation sent by your Academic Advisor from Microsoft Teams Calendar
  3. Accept the invitation
  4. Go to the Teams Calendar and click on your appointment
  5. Click “Join” to join the appointment

Brock Academic Advising also offers walk-in advising each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Thistle 208

Quick general questions can also be directed to To connect with a specific department academic advisor, go to Find Your Advisor.

Your Academic Advisor is dedicated to helping you achieve your academic goals, step-by-step, from year one to graduation. It’s a good idea to see your academic advisor when:

  • Considering dropping or withdrawing from a course
  • Clarifying academic policies, procedures and regulations
  • Determining academic standing
  • Experiencing academic difficulty
  • Requesting a degree audit
  • Planning for degree programs
  • Choosing courses
  • Adding a minor
  • Returning from an absence

Brock Academic Advising, the academic advising team within the Office of the Registrar, is specifically designated for the students described below.

  • Students looking to change their major and/or explore adding a minor to their degree
  • Undeclared or Undecided students
  • Students in BA Social Sciences, General Humanities or BSc Science programs (i.e., without a specific major and formerly General Studies)
  • Students on Academic Probation
  • Students returning to studies following an absence
  • Students who have general questions about university rules and regulations

Department Specific Academic Advising is designated for students who have degree-specific questions and who have a specific major.

How to book an appointment

  • Visit your Applicant and Student Self Serve page on your Brock portal and choose “Appointment Bookings”
  • Choose “Advising Services”
  • Choose the Advising Department you would like to book an appointment with (our team can be found under the “Academic Advising- Brock Academic Advising Team” Department)