Faculty of Science

Undergraduate Academic Counselling: Science & Basic Medical Sciences


Contact Us:

Western Science Centre, Room 140
Telephone: 519-661-3040    
Fax: 519-661-3325    
E-mail: scibmsac@uwo.ca
*Please be sure to include your Western student number in all correspondence with our office

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday:  9:30am-4:00pm
Please check here or follow us on Twitter for any disruptions/cancellations to normal office hours

Fall/Winter (September through April) Counselling Hours:

*Please note: Effective September 2015, students will not be permitted to bring large bags or backpacks beyond the waiting area. The counselling assistants will provide a secure location to store your belongings while you are in your appointment. Thank you for your cooperation. 

Drop-In:
Monday - Thursday: 10:00am-12:00pm and 2:00pm-4:00pm;
Friday: 10:00am-12:00pm

Booked Appointments:
Monday - Thursday: 10:00am-12:00pm and 2:00pm-4:00pm

Group Counselling:
Friday: 10:00am-11:00am and 11:00am-12:00pm (Western Science Centre, Room 150)


The 2015/2016 Academic Timetable is now available online here!



Important Dates:

September 7: Labour Day (University closed)
September 8: Last day to receive applications for graduation (Autumn Convocation)
September 10: Fall/Winter Term classes begin- Welcome Back!
September 15: Deadline to apply for relief against a final grade in a Summer Day course
September 18: Last day for late registration. Last day to add a full course, a first-term half course,
a first-term full course, or a full-year half course on campus and Distance Studies
October 1:

Last day for students to submit Exchange/LOP transcripts for graduation at Fall Convocation

*Click here for a complete listing of Western's Sessional Dates



Popular Links:

Forms

- letter of permission
- academic accomodations
- change of status
- student medical certificate *NEW*

Print and complete the forms then
submit to our office for approval

MedSci and BMSc
questions

- admissions
- courses
- eligibility
- competitive pool etc

Everything you need to know about
MedSci 1, 2 and BMSc
including getting into year 3 BMSc

Module Progression
Sheets

- what courses to take when
- points to consider
- includes grad check list

*NEW* available for all modules in Science
Handy new tool - get yours now

Quick Grad Check
Sheet

- find out what you need to
  graduate

*NEW* this form must be completed before
any grad check appoinment

Other Useful Links

- Academic Calendar
- Student Centre
- Student Health & Wellness, and more

Lots of information - please read!

Reasons for seeing us:

  • Struggling with University adjustment
  • Advising about the impact of course selection and academic performance on eligibility for modules and degrees
  • Accommodation for missed course work
  • Processing of requests for increased or irregular course load
  • Advising transfer students
  • Requests for Letter of Permission (taking courses at another university)
  • Advising students on probation or grade point waiver
  • Change of status, including withdrawal from the University, transfer from another Faculty
  • General inquiries and support