Academic advising

Academic Advisor (First & Upper Year Students)
Alison Lahn
Department Coordinator & Academic Advisor
Office: CRN 321
905-688-5550 x4299
alahn@brocku.ca

For students who have questions that require a more detailed appointment please book through the Campus-wide Booking System – Brock students are able to book an advising appointment with the Advisor in their department by way of the Brock Portal.

By logging onto the Portal, you will have the ability to see which Advisor (for CHYS either Alison Lahn, upper year advising OR Ellen Carter, first year advising) OR other advising team is best suited to assist you, depending on your program of study and current academic questions. See steps below to make an advising appointment within the Department of Child and Youth Studies (CHYS):

  1. Click on “Appointments” and select “Academic Advising” from the service menu.
  2. Click on the “Child and Youth Studies” Department from the drop-down menu.
  3. Choose your reason for appointment, then Alison Lahn (first year and upper year CHYS advising)

Please email Ellen Carter if you are a first year student coming directly from high school at ecarter@brocku.ca if you are having any difficulty setting up an appointment.

We look forward to meeting with you soon!

CHYS Drop-In Advising (Alison Lahn) – Cairns Room 321

January 2023
Week of January 9

  • Monday, Jan. 9 – No drop in advising
  • Tuesday, Jan. 10 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 13 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Week of January 14

  • Monday, Jan. 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 17 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 18 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 19 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Week of January 23

  • Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Week of January 30

  • Wednesday, Feb. 1 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Please Note: Drop-In advising is for those students who have more GENERAL questions. Students are encouraged to wear a mask when coming into the CHYS Department.