About Us



Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 9:30-noon, 1:00-4:00. 

Please visit our website for further information (https://www.uwo.ca/arts/counselling/)  or you may email arts@uwo.ca

In academic counselling, we can assist with the following: 

  • Academic advice, course selection
  • Course changes, withdrawals, special permissions
  • Progression requirements and mandatory withdrawal
  • Requests for academic accommodation for major illnesses, compassionate issues or other problems that would affect your attendance and performance in courses
  • Requests for special examinations or extensions for term-work
  • Appeal procedures/interpretation of Senate regulations
  • Graduation issues

 If you have questions about Admissions please call 519-661-2100 or email welcome@uwo.ca 


We are happy to assist you in person, but have a limited capacity in our office. We have drop in hours Monday - Thursday 9:30 - noon and 1:00 - 4:00, Friday 9:30 - noon. 


Academic Counselling is always here to help with your academic needs. if you are in crisis, please know there are resources available to you. If you just need to talk to someone and are not in crisis, please visit: https://www.uwo.ca/health/mental_wellbeing/

Are you struggling in one or more of your courses? Book an appointment with a Learning Development Counsellor.

Wondering what to do after graduation? Book a Career Appointment to explore your options.

 Important Dates:

April 30: Applications Deadline for Spring Convocation

May 15: Exchange Students & LOP Transcripts Due
Last day for students on exchange or a letter of permission to submit transcripts for graduation at Spring Convocation.

May 23: Victoria Day Holiday (University Closed)

June 13-17 & 20-24: Spring Convocation

June 27-28: Intersession Exams

June 30: Appeal Deadlines
For relief against a final grade in a second-term or a full-year course; to contest a program eligibility decision; and to request a waiver of the progression requirements.

July 1: Canada Day Holiday (University is Closed)

July 31: Appeal Deadline
For relief against a final grade in an Intersession course.

August 1: Civic Holiday (University is Closed)

August 2-3: Summer Evening Exams

August 2-5: Summer Distance Studies Exams

August 15-16: Summer Day Exams

August 31: Appeal Deadline
For relief against a final grade in a Summer Evening course.

September 5: Labour Day Holiday (University is Closed)

September 8: Deadline to Apply to Graduate in Autumn

September 8: Fall Term Classes Begin