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Undergraduate students

Undergraduate students in the Department of Political Science can make appointments with an academic advisor and get information on awards & scholarships.

Registration information

  • To find out the exact date that you are allowed to register, please visit the “Enrollment Dates” section of your Student Centre.
  • No student will be allowed to see an advisor if you do not have a printed copy of your current unofficial transcript with you.
  • New students must attend a political science orientation session before meeting with an advisor one-on-one.


Academic advising

The Department of Political Science takes its orientation and advising responsibilities very seriously and your attendance at an orientation session is mandatory. All Political Science students require academic advising prior to registration.  

Appointments for academic advising  

Telephone: 514-848-2424 extension 2105
In person: Reception area, H 1225-22  

You will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Your name;
  • ID number;
  • The specific reason you wish to see an academic advisor.
  • Current program of study;
  • Telephone number;
  • E-mail address.

Please have this information on-hand when you call the department.  

When you come in for your appointment with an Academic Advisor, please follow these guidelines:

  • Print and bring a current copy of your unofficial transcript. Students will not be seen without this. Instructions.
  • Print and bring any correspondence you have been sent about your current academic standing.
  • Arrive 15 minutes in advance of your appointment time.
  • If you can’t make your appointment for any reason, please contact the department (ext. 2105) to cancel so we may give your spot to someone else.

If you are late for your appointment, you will miss your turn.   

Undergraduate Program Director

Dr. Julain Spencer-Churchill (Schofield)  
Undergraduate Program Director
Advising for Honours & Exchange students (incoming and outgoing)    
Office: H 1225-01





Undergraduate Academic
Advising Times in January
and February 2020

Office:    H 1211

Dr. Richard Bisaillon

January 21, 3:00-6:00PM
January 22, 3:00-6:00PM
January 28, 3:00-6:00PM
January 29, 3:00-6:00PM
February 4, 3:00-6:00PM
February 5, 3:00-6:00PM
February 11, 3:00-6:00PM
February 12, 3:00-6:00PM
February 18, 3:00-6:00PM
February 19, 3:00-6:00PM

Ms. Eve Pankovitch

January 21, 10:00-12:00
January 23, 10:00-12:00
January 24, 10:00-12:00
January 27, 2:00-3:30 PM
January 28, 10:00-12:00
January 30, 10:00-12:00
January 31, 10:00-12:00
February 3, 2:00-3:30 PM
February 6, 10:00-12:00
February 6, 2:00-3:30 PM
February 7, 10:00-12:00
February 10, 2:00-3:30 PM
February 11, 10:00-12:00
February 13, 10:00-12:00
February 17, 2:00-3:30 PM
February 20, 10:00-12:00
February 20, 2:00-3:30 PM
February 21, 10:00-12:00
February 24, 10:00-12:00
February 25, 10:00-12:00
February 26, 10:00-12:00
February 27, 10:00-12:00

A printed copy of your unofficial transcript must be brought to all appointments. Students without their unofficial transcripts cannot be seen.  

Please check this website often for updates.

Our department uses a single grading system in order to convert percentages to letter grades. Listed below are the guidelines for grading utilized by the Department of Political Science.

90-100 %                             
A+ 4.30 
85-89 % A 4.00
80-84 %
3.70 Outstanding
77-79 %  
B+ 3.30 
Very good
73-76 % B 3.00
Very good
70-72 %
B- 2.70
Very good
67-69 % C+ 2.30 Satisfactory
63-66 % C 2.00 Satisfactory
60-62 % C-
1.70 Satisfactory
57-59 % D+ 1.30 Marginal pass
53-56 %
D 1.00
Marginal pass
50-52 % D- 0.70
Marginal pass
0 % FNS
0 % NR 0.00 Grade Not Reported
An "F" corresponds to less than 50.

Passing courses required to fulfill curriculum requirements is not sufficient to graduate as there is also an academic performance requirement (Grade Point Average) in most degree programmes. See the pertinent section of the Faculty of Arts and Science entry (Section 31) in the Undergraduate Calendar for complete details.

Note:  Final grades are subject to Department and Faculty approval. 

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