Program Advising

Student advisors at Writing Symbols Lodge provide assistance with holistic academic advising, connections to university-wide resources, and links to useful online tools.

Advising Services

Academic advising is available to Indigenous students through Writing Symbols Lodge and/or the Student Success Centre.

Writing Symbols Lodge provides advising and assistance for the following:

  • General program advising
  • Course registration
  • Navigation in D2L, Degree Navigator and MyUofC
  • Academic processes and calendar information
  • Financial needs
  • Orientation events

Students, particularly those in upper years of their degree programs, who require faculty-specific academic advising, should seek assistance from their respective faculty-based advising office.

  • Arts advising is offered in MSC 394 from 10 a.m. – noon on Wednesdays
  • One-on-one career advising is offered in MSC 394 from 10:30 a.m. – noon on Thursdays
    • You can also explore additional Indigenous career services here


Tutorial Services

  • Peer tutoring and remedial services are available upon request.
  • Writing Symbols Lodge Library Resource Guide is another online resource for students.
  • Library research support is available.
  • Writing supports are available in MSC 392B from 12:30 – 4 p.m. on Thursday.

Contact Info

Keeta Gladue
Indigenous Student Advisor and Team Lead

Sarah Jacknife
Interim Indigenous Student Access Program Coordinator