Our staff take care of running the department efficiently. 

We provide all the resources required by our students and faculty members to ensure that their learning and teaching experiences exceed expectations.

Maria Hamilton
Manager & Academic Advisor
Phone: 604-782-7576
Office: AQ 5115

Please contact Maria about:

  • Degree and course planning
  • Declaring major/minor
  • Academic progress
  • Course management 
  • Academic support / career prep
  • Student support

Please visit our Advising page for more information.

Rebecca Lockhart
Program Assistant & Chair's Secretary
Phone: 778-782-8704
Office: AQ 5116

Office hours:
Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Elda Hajdarovac
Temporary Student Advisor & Outreach
Phone: 778-877-9257
Office: AQ 5117

Office hours: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm; Fridays, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please contact Elda about:

  • advising students of the academic requirements for various FASS programs
  • recruitment & prospective students 
  • event planning and programming related to student engagement 
  • active students – course add/drops, letters of permission, academic appeals, academic difficulties, referrals to other support services at SFU, etc
  • marketing and communications

Please visit our Advising page for more information.