Undergraduate Advising

Advising is available at SFU Burnaby and SFU Vancouver at Harbour Centre

Advising Schedule

August Schedule

September Schedule

Please check our Twitter, @sfucmns for updates about advising schedules and changes.

If your question is time sensitive, please see us during our drop in hours or book an appointment using the button above. In-person meetings are preferable when possible.

Please bring a printed copy of your current Advising Transcript (sorted by "Both") to every advising meeting.

*During enrollment periods, time-sensitive enrollment issues will take priority and drop-in advising availability will increase.

Frequently Asked Questions

Required UD units for the CMNS Major changed from 45 to 44. How many UD units do I need to do?

Students who are declared into the CMNS Major program in Spring 2016 (1161) or earlier are required to complete 45 UD credits. Students who are declared into the CMNS Major program in Summer 2016 (1164) or later are required to complete 44 UD credits.

Denise Vanderwolf

Undergraduate Advisor

Advising Portfolio:

  • Future Students
  • 0-30 Units
  • New students (including transfer students)
  • Current CMNS students (Major and Joint Major) with 30 units or less completed
  • SFU students who are intending to transfer into CMNS
  • SFU students with 30 or less completed units who are intending to transfer into CMNS

Ella Wong

Undergraduate Advisor

Advising Schedule:

Advising Portfolio:

  • 31 to 60 units
  • Current CMNS students (Major and Joint Major) with 31 to 60 units completed
  • Post Baccalaureate Diploma Program
  • Dialogue Minor Program
  • Communication Minor and Extended Minor Programs
  • Second Degree students
  • SFU students with 31-60 completed units who are intending to transfer into CMNS

Sami Lee

Undergraduate Advisor

Advising Portfolio:

  • 61 units to degree completion
  • Current CMNS students (Major and Joint Major) with 61 units or more completed
  • Communication Honours Program
  • SFU students with 61 or more completed units who are intending to transfer into CMNS

David Murphy

Undergraduate Chair