SFU Advisors

Academic Advising and Student Success services are available at Burnaby, Surrey and Vancouver campuses.

If you have been approved in an area of specialization, or are ready to have a specialization approved, you should contact the appropriate advisor. Appointments are usually necessary. Office hours for advising and information about faculty and program approval are available from your academic department.

Advisors by faculty and type of program

Faculty of Applied Sciences

Computing Science, Engineering Science, Geographic Information Science, Bachelor of General Studies Nancy Bart, Danyu Zhao, Angelica Sypal-Kohout, Denise Sturlini 778.782.9256 ASB 9941 asadvise@sfu.ca
Software Systems, Mechatronic Systems Engineering (programs at Surrey campus)
Alieka Rudder 778.782.8111
Galleria 4
Rm 4076
sysone@sfu.ca
Please see our drop-in advising schedule at:  www.cs.sfu.ca/CC/adbooking/calendar.cgi
For more information, see www.sfu.ca/fas/current-student/advising.html 

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Faculty Advisor

Claire de Lisser 778.782.5921 AQ 3020

fassadv@sfu.ca

Elisa Herrell

778.782.3909

AQ 3020

fassadvs@sfu.ca

Rosaline Baik
(Surrey)

778.782.9384

Galleria 5
SUR 5169

sryfass@sfu.ca

Asia-Canada Studies

Katie Nordgren

778.782.3689

AQ 5116

knordgre@sfu.ca

Cognitive Science

Allen Yee (Psychology)

778.782.3359 RCB 5253

psycadvs@sfu.ca

Criminology

Gabriel Sauro
778.782.3645
SWH 10130 crimsadv@sfu.ca
Alexis Vanderveen 778.782.7800 SWH 10156
crimbby@sfu.ca

Economics

 

Azam Bhatti 778.782.3707 WMC 3695 econ_advisor@sfu.ca
Tracey Sherwood 778.782.4571 WMC 3695 econ_advisor@sfu.ca

English

Kathryn Ward

778.782.4835

AQ 6133

engladv@sfu.ca

First Nations Studies

Lorraine Yam

778.782.5595

SWH 9091

first_nations@sfu.ca

French

Hélène Pouliot

778.782.8744

WMC 2601

frenadv@sfu.ca

French Cohort Program

Ivana Tasić-Nikolić

778.782.6858

Crstn 198C

fcpmgr@sfu.ca

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Roberta Neilson

778.782.3593

AQ 5103

gswsmgr@sfu.ca

Gerontology

Anne Marie Barrett

778.782.5065

HC 2800

geradmin@sfu.ca

Hellenic Studies

Maria Hamilton

778.782.5886

AQ 6189

hsadvise@sfu.ca

History

Tessa Wright

778.782.3446

AQ 6025

tessaw@sfu.ca

Humanities

Katie Nordgren

778.782.3689

AQ 5116

knordgre@sfu.ca

International Studies

Ellen Yap

Harbour Centre: 778.782.7906

Burnaby: 778.782.7345
Harbour Centre:
HC 7233

Burnaby: 
AQ6187A

syap@sfu.ca

Italian

Hélène Pouliot

778.782.8744

WMC 2601

frenadv@sfu.ca

Labour Studies

Kim McKay 778.782.9452 AQ 5055 saadvise@sfu.ca

Language Training Institute

Tracey Anbinder

778.782.3671

RBC 8203

asklti@sfu.ca

Latin American Studies

Ellen Yap

Harbour Centre: 778.782.7906  

Burnaby:
778.782.7345     

Habour Centre:
HC 7233

Burnaby: 
AQ6187A

syap@sfu.ca

Linguistics

Rita Parmar

778.782.5739

RCB 9200

lingadv@sfu.ca

Philosophy

 

Laura Bologea

778.782.4852

WMC 4625

philmgr@sfu.ca

 

 
Dr. Jill McIntosh 778.782.7088 WMC 5606 jillmc@sfu.ca

Political Science

Lynn Kool

778.782.3588

AQ 6075

polda@sfu.ca

Psychology

Allen Yee

778.782.3359

RCB 5253

psycadvs@sfu.ca

Sociology/ Anthropology

Kim McKay 778.782.9452 AQ 5055 saadvise@sfu.ca

World Literature

Katie Nordgren

778.782.3689

AQ 5116

worldlit@sfu.ca

Beedie School of Business (Faculty of Business Administration)

Faculty contact page

Burnaby campus

General Inquiries 778.782.5567 WMC 2395 sfubusiness_undergrad@sfu.ca
Drop-In Advising Hours: beedie.sfu.ca/bba/academics/advising.php

Surrey campus

General Inquiries 778.782.8019 Galleria 5, Room 5003 bussry@sfu.ca
Drop-in Advising Hours: beedie.sfu.ca/bba/academics/advising.php

Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology

General information

Andrea Williamson

778.782.2550

HC 7457

fcat-advisor@sfu.ca

Communication (Future students and 1st years including 1st term transfer students)*

Denise Vanderwolf

778.782.3858 K9677 cmns1@sfu.ca

Communication (2nd year)*

Neena Shahani

778.782.3520

K9657
HC3559

cmns2@sfu.ca

Communication (3rd year to graduation)*

Joti Muker 778.782.6803

K9673
HC3559

cmns3@sfu.ca
  * For more information, please visit: www.sfu.ca/communication/undergraduate/advising.html

Contemporary Arts
(new students)

Dean Lastoria

778.782.3516

GCA 2910

lastoria@sfu.ca

Contemporary Arts
(continuing students)

Barb Ringham

778.782.5733

GCA 2860

fpaadv@sfu.ca

Interactive Arts and Technology
(1st year / IAT One)

Naomi Loo

778.782.2393

Surrey, Podium 2, Rm 2745

siat-one@sfu.ca

Interactive Arts and Technology
(2nd year-graduation)
Naomi Loo and
Kim Risso
778.782.2393 Surrey, Podium 2, Rm 2745 siat_advising@sfu.ca

Digital and Print Publishing
(minor and master)

Jo-Anne Ray

778.782.5242

HC 3576

pub-info@sfu.ca

Faculty of Education

Special Programs Advisor & Recruiter, Surrey

France Verret

778.782.8128 SUR 5211

seducadv@sfu.ca

PDP Admissions

Diane Kelso

778.782.3559 Discovery 1 Rm 1010

 

pdp_manager@sfu.ca

Undergraduate Advisor & Recruiter

Jacquie Breadon

778.782.3436 Discovery 1 Rm 1010

 

educuga@sfu.ca

 

Faculty of Environment

Archaeology

Vlad Vintila 2-3519 EDB 9632 archadv@sfu.ca
BA Double Minor Sandy Goettler 778.782.9396 TASC2 8800 envadv@sfu.ca
Development and Sustainability Graduate Certificate

Sandy Goettler

778.782.9396

TASC2 8800

envadv@sfu.ca

Development and Sustainability Minor

Sandy Goettler

778.782.9396

TASC2 8800

envadv@sfu.ca

Environmental Literacy Certificate

Sandy Goettler

778.782.9396

TASC2 8800

envadv@sfu.ca

Environmental Resource Management Sandy Goettler 778.782.9396 TASC2 8800 envadv@sfu.ca

Environmental Science

Sandy Goettler

778.782.9396

TASC2 8800

envadv@sfu.ca

Geography

Ravinder Multani

778.782.4529

RCB 7123

geogadv@sfu.ca

Evon Khor 778.782.4529 RCB 7123 geogadv@sfu.ca
Global Environmental Systems

Ravinder Multani

778.782.4529

RCB 7123

geogadv@sfu.ca

Evon Khor 778.782.4529 RCB 7123 geogadv@sfu.ca

Resource and Environmental Management Minor 

Elissa Cyr 778.782.4780 TASC 1 - 8419

rem_advisor@sfu.ca

Sustainable Business (Joint Major) Sandy Goettler 778.782.9396 TASC2 8800 envadv@sfu.ca

Sustainable Community Development Certificate and Post Baccalaureate Diploma

Sandy Goettler

778.782.9396

TASC2 8800

envadv@sfu.ca

Faculty of Health Sciences

Arlette Stewart 778.782.9668 BLU 10706 fhs_advising@sfu.ca

Faculty of Science

General Science Double Minor Program, internal faculty transfers, undeclared over 60 units

 Nadia Williams

 

Surrey Rm 2910

scadv@sfu.ca

Actuarial Science Barbara Sanders (Program Approval & Transfer Credit)

778.782.9074

SC K10554

bsanders@sfu.ca

Dr. Gary Parker  (Program Approval & Transfer Credit) 778.782.4818 SC K10562 gparker@stat.sfu.ca
Sadika Jungic (Completion/ Graduation/ General Advice) 778.782.3665 SSC K10543

sjungic@sfu.ca

 

* For more information, please visit: www.stat.sfu.ca/teaching/advising.html

Behavioural Neuroscience

Allen Yee (Psychology)

778.782.3359

RCB 5253 psycadvs@sfu.ca

Sophie Dunbar (BPK)

778.782.3573

K9633

bpkadvisor@sfu.ca

Biological Sciences

Emelia Kirkwood

778.782.3540

SSC B8270

ekirkwoo@sfu.ca

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Sophie Dunbar (BPK)

778.782.3573

K9633

bpkadvisor@sfu.ca

Chemistry

Evon Khor

778.782.5995

C9030

chemadv@sfu.ca

Earth Sciences

Tarja Vaisanen

778.782.4779

TASC1 7203

tvaisane@sfu.ca

Mathematics Bryant Kamlade 

778.782.4980

AQ 4147

math_advice@sfu.ca

Management and Systems Science (SRY)

Nadia Williams

778.782.7486

Rm 2910

scadv@sfu.ca

Dr. Dave Campbell 778.782.3730 Podium 2, Rm 2911 dac5@sfu.ca

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Dr. Ingrid Northwood

778.782.3536

SSB 8142

inorthwo@sfu.ca

Operations Research (SRY) Dr. Randall Pyke (SRY) 778.782.7530 Podium 2, Rm 2889 rpyke@sfu.ca

Physics

Cameron Forde 

778.782.9267

SSC P9448

physhelp@sfu.ca

Statistics

Dr. Rachel Altman 
(Program Approval & Transfer Credit)
778.782.3288 SSC K10551 statadv@sfu.ca
Sadika Jungic (Completion/ Graduation/ General Advice) 778.782.3665 SSC K10543 sjungic@sfu.ca
* For more information, please visit: www.stat.sfu.ca/teaching/advising.html
Surrey - Science Nadia Williams 778.782.7486 Rm 2910
scadv@sfu.ca

Certificate Programs

Actuarial Mathematics

Dr. Gary Parker   778.782.4818 SC K10562 gparker@stat.sfu.ca.

African Studies

Lynn Kool

778.782.3588

AQ 6075

polda@sfu.ca

Chinese Studies

Katie Nordgren

778.782.3689 AQ 5115 knordgre@sfu.ca

Computing Studies

Nancy Bart, James Coomber, Danyu Zhao

778.782.9256 ASB 9941

asadvise@sfu.ca

Correctional Studies

Gabriel Sauro 778.782.3645
SWH 10130 crimsadv@sfu.ca
Alexis Vanderveen 778.782.7800 SWH 10156
crimbby@sfu.ca

Creative Writing

Kathryn Ward

778.782.4835

AQ 6133

engladv@sfu.ca

Criminology

Gabriel Sauro 778.782.3645
SWH 10130 crimsadv@sfu.ca
Alexis Vanderveen 778.782.7800 SWH 10156
crimbby@sfu.ca

Cultural Resource Management

Vlad Vintila

778.782.4687

EDB 9633

archadv@sfu.ca

Earth Sciences

Tarja Vaisanen

778.782.4779

TASC1 7203

tvaisane@sfu.ca

Ethics

Dr. Evan Tiffany

778.782.4482

WMX 5652

etiffany@sfu.ca

Ethnic and Intercultural Relations

Kim McKay

778.782.9452

AQ 5055

saadvise@sfu.ca

Environmental Literacy

Sandy Goettler

778.782.9396

TASC2 8800

envadv@sfu.ca

First Nations Language Proficiency

Lorraine Yam

778.782.5595

SWH 9091

first_nations@sfu.ca

First Nations Studies Research

Lorraine Yam

778.782.5595

SWH 9091

first_nations@sfu.ca

Forensic Studies

Gabriel Sauro 778.782.3645
SWH 10130 crimsadv@sfu.ca
Alexis Vanderveen 778.782.7800 SWH 10156
crimbby@sfu.ca
French and Education

Hélène Pouliot

778.782.8744

WMX 2601

frenadv@sfu.ca

French Language Proficiency

Hélène Pouliot

778.782.8744

WMX 2601

frenadv@sfu.ca

Genomics Dr. Ingrid Northwood 778.782.3536 SSB 8142 inorthwo@sfu.ca

German Studies

Tracey Anbiner

778.782.3671

RBC 8203

fassmgr@sfu.ca

Health and Fitness

Sophie Dunbar

778.782.3573

K9633

bpkadvisor@sfu.ca

Hellenic Studies

Maria Hamilton

778.782.5886

AQ 6189

mhamilton@sfu.ca

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Burnaby Campus: General Inquiries 778.782.5567 WMC 2395 sfubusiness_undergrad@sfu.ca
Surrey Campus: General Inquiries 778.782.8019 Galleria 5, Room 5003 bussry@sfu.ca

Italian Studies

Hélène Pouliot

778.782.8744

WMX 2601

frenadv@sfu.ca

Labour Studies

Kim McKay 778.782.9452 AQ 5055 saadvise@sfu.ca

Legal Studies

Gabriel Sauro 778.782.3645
SWH 10130 crimsadv@sfu.ca
Alexis Vanderveen 778.782.7800 SWH 10156
crimbby@sfu.ca

Liberal Arts

Susan Cowan

778.782.5426

AQ 3020

fasscla@sfu.ca

Literacy Instruction

Jacquie Breadon (BBY)

778.782.3436

Discovery 1 Rm 1010

educuga@sfu.ca

France Verret (SRY)

778.782.8128

SUR 5219

seducadv@sfu.ca

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Katie Nordgren

778.782.3689

AQ 5116

knordgre@sfu.ca

Occupational Ergonomics

Sophie Dunbar

778.782.3573

K9633

bpkadvisor@sfu.ca

Performance Studies Kathryn Ward 778.782.4835 AQ 6133 engladv@sfu.ca

Police Studies

Gabriel Sauro 778.782.3645
SWH 10130 crimsadv@sfu.ca
Alexis Vanderveen 778.782.7800 SWH 10156
crimbby@sfu.ca
Professional Practices

France Verret (SRY)

778.782.8128

SUR 5219

seducadv@sfu.ca

Religious Studies

Katie Nordgren

778.782.3689

AQ 5116

knordgre@sfu.ca

Senior Citizens

Claire de Lisser 778.782.5921
AQ 3020 fassadv@sfu.ca

Elisa Herrell

778.782.3909

AQ 3020

fassadvs@sfu.ca

Social Justice

Kim McKay

778.782.9452

AQ 5055

saadvise@sfu.ca

Spanish Language Proficiency

Tracey Anbinder

778.782.3671

RCB 8203

asklti@sfu.ca

Spatial Information Systems

Ravinder Multani

778.782.4529

RCB 7123

ravinder@sfu.ca

Speech Science

Rita Parmar

778.782.5739

RCB 9200

lingadv@sfu.ca

Sustainable Community Development

Sandy Goettler

778.782.9396

TASC2 8800

envadv@sfu.ca

Teaching ESL Linguistics

Rita Parmar

778.782.5739

RCB 9200 lingadv@sfu.ca

Urban Studies

Ravider Multani

778.782.4529

RCB 7123

ravinder@sfu.ca

Writing and Rhetoric

Kathryn Ward

778.782.4835

AQ 6133

engladv@sfu.ca

Post Baccalaureate Diploma Programs

Arts and Social Sciences

Elisa Herrell

778.782.3909

AQ 3020

fassadvs@sfu.ca

Claire de Lisser

778.782.5921

AQ 3020

fassadv@sfu.ca

Biological Sciences

Emelia Kirkwood

778.782.3540

SSC B8270

ekirkwoo@sfu.ca

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Sophie Dunbar

778.782.3573

K9633

bpkadvisor@sfu.ca

Communication

Neena Shahani

778.782.3520

K9677

cmnsad@sfu.ca

Computing Science

Nancy Bart, James Coomber, Danyu Zhao

778.782.9256

ASB 9941

asadvise@sfu.ca

Criminology

Gabriel Sauro
778.782.3645
SWH 10130 crimsadv@sfu.ca
Alexis Vanderveen 778.782.7800 SWH 10156
crimbby@sfu.ca

Education

Amy Wiebe Lau

778.782.3614

Discovery 1 Rm 1010

educuga@sfu.ca

First Nations Studies

Lorraine Yam

778.782.5595

SWH 9091

first_nations@sfu.ca

French and Education

Hélène Pouliot

778.782.8744

WMC 2601

frenadv@sfu.ca

Gerontology

Anne Marie Barrett

778.782.5065

HC 2800

geradmin@sfu.ca

Humanities

Katie Nordgren

778.782.3689

AQ 5116

knordgre@sfu.ca

Legal Studies

Gabriel Sauro
778.782.3645
SWH 10130 crimsadv@sfu.ca
Alexis Vanderveen 778.782.7800 SWH 10156
crimbby@sfu.ca

Police Studies

Gabriel Sauro
778.782.3645
SWH 10130 crimsadv@sfu.ca
Alexis Vanderveen 778.782.7800 SWH 10156
crimbby@sfu.ca

Social Policy

Kim McKay

778.782.9452

AQ 5055

saadvise@sfu.ca

Sustainable Community Development

Sandy Goettler

778.782.9396

TASC2 8800

envadv@sfu.ca

Semester in Dialogue

Linda Bannister (Undergraduate Secretary)

778.782.7893

HC 3300

semester@sfu.ca

Please email any updates to this information to ss-comm-help@sfu.ca.