Office Doors Closed for Reading Week

OAC Program Counselling office doors will be closed during Reading Week (February 20-24, 2023).

B.Sc.(Env.), BIESP and DTM students: Virtual appointments with Carie are still available for Feb 21st and Feb 22nd.

Email to book an appointment. Have a good break!

Last Day to Add Winter 2023 Courses - Tomorrow

Friday, January 13th is the last day to add Winter 2023 courses. Make sure all course waiver forms are submitted to by 3pm tomorrow to ensure they are processed before the deadline. 

Drop In Hours for Week of January 9th to 13th

During the week of January 9-13, exclusively, our program counsellors are offering the following drop-in hours (in-person only): 

Melinda Vanryn (BLA, BBRM and B.Sc.(Agr.)) 
Jan 9 (10am-12pm + 1pm-3pm)  
Jan 10 (10am-12pm + 2pm-3pm)  
Jan 11 (10am-12pm + 2pm-3pm) 
Jan 12 (1pm-3pm) 
Jan 13 (10am-12pm)  

Carie Devitt (BIESP, DTM and B.Sc.(Env.)) 
Jan 10 (1pm-2pm)  
Jan 12 (11am-12pm)  

University and Office Closure

The University will close for the holiday break from the afternoon of December 22nd until Tuesday January 3rd.

Our office doors will re-open on Wednesday January 4th.

Last Day to drop F22

Today (December 2nd) is the last day to drop a Fall 2022 semester course. 

Good luck everyone with your exams!

F22 Request for Deferred Privilege

If you are unable to complete a final exam or any final assignment for F22 semester due to medical, psychological or compassionate circumstances, you must submit a request for deferred privileges via email to your program counsellor from your email address.

Requests are due within 5 working days of the missed exam or final assignment, and must contain:

Restrictions on BIOC 2580 sections W23

Due to conflicts, sections 0106 and 0108 of BIOC 2580 are reserved for students in the B.Sc.(Agr.) Animal Science major only.

Animal Science students - you must be declared to take BIOC 2580 and you are limited to these two sections due to conflicts. If you are undeclared or have concerns about taking these sections, please let Melinda know (

Winter 2023 Course Offerings Reminder

Winter 2023 course offerings will be available on WebAdvisor starting on November 8.

To view Winter 2023 courses, select "Students" from the Main Menu, and then select "Search the Course Catalogue." A login is not required.

W23 Cancelled Courses - UPDATED

We are aware of the following OAC courses that will not be offered Winter 2023 (updated November 10th):

EDRD*1400 Intro to Design

EDRD*2650 Intro to Planning and Environmental Law

EDRD*3500 Recreation and Tourism Planning

EDRD*4010 Tourism Planning in the Less Developed World

ENVS*3050 Microclimatology

ENVS*4030 Ecohydrology (might not be offered in coming years) 

ENVS*4360 Glacial Environments

HORT*3310 Plants, Food and Health

HORT*4200 Plants, the Environment and Society

LARC*4090 Seminar

Winter 2023 Course Selection

Course selection for Winter 2023 begins on Monday, November 14th. Course selection opens in windows based on certain criteria. Windows are posted here: Once your window opens, you will be able to add courses until Friday, January 13th. We encourage you to add when your window opens as some courses fill up quickly.

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