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Academic Advising

There are different types of academic advising resources at McGill that will help you stay on track and succeed academically while you're progressing through your BA degree.  Depending on the type of information or support you're seeking, you may find it helpful to visit us at Arts OASIS, contact a Departmental/Program advisor or head to the Service Point office. 

The Academic Advising website provides detailed information about academic advising at McGill and the table below shows some of the common reasons why BA students may be looking for academic advising and administrative support and where to go to find it.


Faculty of Arts OASIS
  • Degree planning
  • BA Freshman Program
  • Major/Minor/Honours program selection
  • Program changes
  • Graduation
  • Study away and transfer credits
  • Deferred and supplemental exam questions
  • Course and university withdrawals
  • Readmission
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Inter-faculty transfers
  • Probationary or Unsatisfactory academic standing
  • Academic or personal difficulty
  • Policy questions: Student Rights, Student Assessment, etc.
Departmental/Program Advising
  • Major/Minor/Honours program selection
  • Course selection for programs
  • Study away course approval for programs
  • Program requirements
  • Course registration issues
  • Special permission for course registration
Service Point