Student Advising

The Department of Kinesiology, Undergraduate Studies Office Student Advising services are temporarily unavailable.

We apologize for any inconvenience.


Academic Advising services can still be accessed via the Office of the Associate Dean of Science (Academic) both in-person and virtually.

Drop-In virtual Academic Advising is available Monday to Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 am and 1:00 – 3:30 pm (EST).

Drop-in in-person Academic Advising is available Monday to Friday from 9:30-11:30 am and 1:00-3:30 pm, in Burke Science Building (BSB) 136.

For inquiries outside of our advising hours, you can submit a request from a list of resources provided.

If you are struggling for any reason or need help, don’t wait. Visit the Associate Dean’s Office for help right away.


If you feel you need additional help, please consider the following McMaster resources:

Student Wellness Centre:

  wellness@mcmaster.ca
  http://wellness.mcmaster.ca/

The Student Wellness Centre will continue offering services, with changes as noted:

Appointments (Medical) – can only be made by calling 905-525-9140 x27700 between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Appointments will be via telephone for any appointments that do not need to be in-person. Some medical services will not be available. If you already have an appointment, you will be contacted with further information.

  Please read below for disclaimer regarding online and phone appointments.

Appointments (Counselling) – can only be made by calling 905-525-9140 x27700 between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. All appointments will be via online and telephone platforms. If you already have an appointment, you will be contacted with further information.

  Please read our disclaimer for online and telephone services on our website.

  McMaster Student Assistance Plan (Undergraduate)

Virtual, on-demand counselling and academic-life services for students, roommates and immediate family members. Available 24/7 by calling 1-888-337-0002.

  Open Circle - Online Reflection Circles

Reflection Circles are a safe space for connecting with your self and others in an atmosphere of respect and awakening to your authentic life through mindfulness practice, creative expression, and discussion. You are welcome to attend any week – no need to signup!

  Student Support And Case Management (SSCM)

The Student Support and Case Management Office provides support to students throughout their time at university, providing resources to manage issues as well as crisis prevention and intervention for students who may be experiencing difficulty on campus. Available by email at sscmo@mcmaster.ca or by calling 905-525-9140 ext. 20220.

  Good2Talk

A free confidential hotline with counselling services, information and referrals for mental health and addictions. Available 24/7 by calling 1-866-925-5454.

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