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Arts OASIS: Office of Advising and Student Information Services

Mission Statement

The mission of the Faculty of Arts Office of Advising and Student Information Services (OASIS) is to ensure the integrity and coherence of the Arts undergraduate degree.  We provide advice and support to our students regarding their academic trajectory, from entry to graduation.  We do so valuing principles of fairness, accessibility, respect, engagement, confidentiality and collaboration with key stakeholders.

Guide for New Students

Incoming students—read the Faculty of Arts OASIS Guide for New Students for important information on beginning your Bachelor of Arts degree.

Degree Planning

Print and fill out the Degree Planning Worksheet in order to systematically plan your degree as you go.

Emergencies

For emergencies, pleases call 514-398-1029 or visit us in Dawson Hall, Room 110.

Our Advisers

Arts OASIS Faculty Advisers provide ongoing advice and guidance on program selection and degree planning, and assist students in managing academic situations during periods of personal, financial, or medical difficulty by working with students to identify the various possibilities and strategies available. They also approve course selection for U0 Arts Freshman students.

Students may meet with a Faculty Adviser in Arts OASIS on a drop-in basis.

Please see the Drop-in Advising Schedule tab for the schedule from the dates from May 20 to June 27, 2014.
 

Drop-in Advising Schedule

From Monday, May 4, 2015 to Friday, June 26, 2015 (No drop-ins May 7-18 & June 24)
From Monday, August 3, 2015 to Friday, August 28, 2015

If you wish to meet with a Faculty Adviser during their drop-in hours, you must request a drop-in space from the Arts OASIS counter (ground floor of Dawson Hall, room 110) during our regular office hours (10:00 am to 4:00 pm). Students are advised to be at the counter by 10:00 am for the best chance at securing an appointment. If you were given a confirmed drop-in space but have to cancel it, please contact Arts OASIS right away at (514)-398-1029 so that the spot can be given to another student. For more information please contact Arts OASIS.

Please note that drop-in spaces are given on a first-come, first-served basis and Adviser drop-in hours may be subject to change without notice.

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Departmental Academic Advisers

Departmental Academic Advisers provide advice on departmental programs and approve course selection for U1-U3 students. Students must have a departmental adviser for each major or minor. Students are encouraged to contact their department academic adviser(s) from time to time - certainly before their final year.

Unsure which adviser to contact? Contact Arts OASIS for assistance, or click here: Which adviser can help?

 

Harrison Collett as Edward and Clara Nizard as Victoria in the Department of English Drama and Theatre Program's production of Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9. [Owen Egan]

Convocation ceremonies at McGill. (Claudio Calligaris)

Daniel Carter as Cathy and Alex Bankier as Martin in the Department of English Drama and Theatre Program's production of Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9. [Owen Egan]

High on top of McGill's Arts Building, the University's flag flutters against a deep blue sky. (Claudio Calligaris)

Professor Tom Mole, English Literature talks to students working on a 19th-century literary anthology. (Claudio Calligaris)

Blue skies shine on campus. The view from the Arts Building.

The Humanities and Social Sciences Library supports the teaching and research needs of, among others, the Faculties of Arts and the School of Social Work. (Claudio Calligaris)