Academic Advising

Advising Update:

As of March 18th, 2020 Geography advisors will be working remotely to answer your questions.  Please continue to email us at  In addition, beginning Thursday, March 19th, you can reach us via Skype during scheduled drop-in advising times should you wish to live chat or speak in person.  Please check the online advising schedule for updates.

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Advising in Geography 

Geography’s Undergraduate Student Advisor, Ravinder Multani and Marilyn Trautman, can be found in Robert C. Brown Hall room 7126.  If you are planning to declare a major in Geography or have questions about program requirements and registration in Geography, drop in to see Ravinder or Marilyn during their student advising hours. Their schedule can be found online and is kept up-to-date with any changes to the times listed below:

  • Mondays 9:30-11:30am and 1:30-3:00pm
  • Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am
  • Wednesdays 1:30-3:00pm
  • Thursdays 9:30-11:30am

Geography Co-op

Information on the Geography Co-op Program may be obtained from Paul DeGrace, Coordinator, Environment Co-op, in RCB 7130 (778-782-3115;

Course-specific Questions

For questions of a more academic nature, specific course instructors can be contacted.

Ravinder Multani
778-782-4529 / RCB 7126

Marilyn Trautman
778-782-4529 / RCB 7126

General Advising on Campus

Advisors are available on campus to help students understand and comply with university regulations, develop successful study habits, and much more.

  • If you are a prospective student, you can reach an advisor in Admissions at 778-782-3397 or you can visit their webpage.
  • Academic Advising, at 3200 Maggie Benston Centre at 778-782-6930, provides a range of academic advising services to students without a declared major and to students facing academic difficulty or you can visit their webpage.
  • Have career questions?  Career Services at 0300 Maggie Benston Centre [bottom floor] will be able to help you explore career options.  Contact:  778-782-3106 or visit their webpage.

Additional Resources

Librarian for Geography (as of Sept 4, 2018)

Berenica Vejvoda
t: 778.782.9704

Library research guides for Geography:

Writing and learning support for undergraduate students is available at SFU Library's Student Learning Commons: