BIESP Contacts

B.I.E.S.P. Program Counsellor

Carie Devitt 
biesp@uoguelph.ca
Johnston Hall, Room 133A 

Enter the doors under the clock tower, our office is straight ahead.

No drop-ins available at this time, pre-booked appointments only.

Our office Virtual Open Door Hours are: Mondays through Thursdays 10am to 3pm and Fridays 10am to 12pm (noon). We are only offering virtual appointments at this time.

*** Note - Our physical office space in Johnston Hall is closed due to construction in the building. Our staff are working from home. In-person appointments are not  available throughout the summer semester. We continue to offer virtual appointments by request. ***

Students interested in making an appointment please e-mail our office at oac.pco@uoguelph.ca from your @uoguelph.ca email account with the following information:

  • First and Last name  
  • Student ID  
  • Current Program  
  • 2-3 windows of time you are available for an appointment within the hours of 10am-3pm Monday to Thursday and 10am-12pm Friday (please keep in mind we will not be booking same day appointments). If you have time zone concerns, please let us know.
  • A brief explanation regarding your reason for seeking an appointment (this gives us an idea of how we can best prepare for our meeting with you!)     

When booking an appointment, you will receive information about accepting a call in Microsoft Teams. 

B.I.E.S.P. Faculty Advisor

Professor Neil Rooney 
nrooney@uoguelph.ca 
ECBA Room 2107

Office Hours by Appointment

Who do I contact?

Program Counsellors have in-depth knowledge regarding program requirements as well as University of Guelph regulations, policies and procedures. Program Counsellors can assist you in the development of your educational plans by asking appropriate questions and identifying alternatives. Program Counsellors can help you explore outcomes by providing useful information about who to talk to and how to get in touch with them. If you are experiencing issues of a personal, medical, or psychological nature affecting your academics, a Program Counsellor may be helpful in identifying campus resources and can discuss your academic options.

Faculty Advisors are experts in their field. They can provide information on their specialization as well as career opportunities. They can also provide assistance to students with selecting courses based on student interest.

Admission Inquiries

Contact your Program Counsellor or Faculty Advisor to discuss questions about the program and its content. Admission questions can be directed to the University of Guelph's Admission Services: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/contact.