Advising & support

Learn how to connect with SIAT's undergraduate advising team and other SFU support services.

Changes to SIAT advising during COVID-19

As as of Tuesday, March 17th, a state of emergency has been issued for the province of British Columbia around the recent COVID-19 outbreaks across the globe.

Simon Fraser University is committed to the safety and well-being of our students, faculty and staff. SIAT has decided to move to remote advising at this time in order to protect our students and staff. In-person advising is not available until further notice.

Email advising

Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm.

Phone or video conferencing advising

By appointment, from 1-3pm daily.

Email your advisor to set up an appointment.

Please include your full name and student number in all advising requests.

Health and Counselling Services

Health and Counselling Services are still available; however, please call ahead to book an appointment or to access any of their services. 

Burnaby: 778-782-4615

Vancouver: 778-782-5200

Additional resources:

For more information about how COVID-19 is impacting the university community, please visit the FAQ page.

SIAT academic advising

Our undergraduate academic advising team:

Naomi Loo

Naomi Loo

First Year Student Advisor

Office: Room 2747, SFU Surrey Campus

Kim McKay

Kim McKay

Undergraduate Advisor

Office: Room 2745, SFU Surrey Campus

Drop-in advising times

Except for holidays listed in the SFU Calendar, drop-in advising times for the week are:

  • Monday, from 1pm-3pm
  • Tuesday, from 1pm-3pm
  • Wednesday, from 12pm-2pm
  • Thursday, from 1pm-3pm
  • Friday, from 1pm-3pm

Upcoming changes to drop-in advising: 

No in person advising until further notice.  

How drop-in advising works

Drop-in advising operates on a first come, first served basis.

Please come prepared for advising with a copy of your Advising Transcript and a self filled-in Undergraduate Majors Checklist.

During peak times, the advisors may have to turn students away and defer graduation checks. Hours are subject to change without notice. We will do our best to post any changes in advising times to this page.

Booking an advising appointment

You can book an advising appointment by emailing or at least one day in advance. Your email should include your name, student number, and the date and time you would like to meet.

Please come prepared for advising with a copy of your Advising Transcript and a self filled-in Undergraduate Majors Checklist.

Other SFU advising & support

As an SFU student, there are additional advising and support options available to you.