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Academic advising – current students

Weekly Support Service

Attend the weekly Student Service Station on Wednesdays 11:30-12:30 on Zoom for live support with specialists from across campus, including Student Academic Services for Fine Arts.

Advising by department

Meet with a department advisor if you have questions concerning what courses to take within your program, to make sure you are taking the courses required to graduate in a timely manner, for course substitutions, course registration permissions, advice on career opportunities at the end of your degree, for program internship advising, etc.

Advising is NOT REQUIRED prior to registration. Students who would like to attend an advising session must call the Department at 514-848-2424 ext. 4646, or email art-education@concordia.ca.

Art History

Advising is NOT REQUIRED prior to registration.  Students who would like to meet with an advisor may contact the Department of Art History.

Art History & Film Studies

Advising is NOT REQUIRED prior to registration.  Students who would like to meet with an advisor may contact the Department of Art History and the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema.

Art History & Studio Art

Advising is NOT REQUIRED prior to registration. For further information, please contact the Department of Studio Arts and the Department of Art History.

Returning students are NOT REQUIRED to obtain advising prior to registration. Students wishing to arrange an appointment may contact the department at dance@concordia.ca.

Advising is NOT REQUIRED prior to registration. Students, however, are strongly advised to attend one of the advising sessions held in March. For more information, please contact the Department Assistant Kathy McAleese.

Design

Computation Arts

Film Animation

Advising is NOT REQUIRED prior to registration.

Students who want advising should contact the Melhoppenheim School of Cinema for details.

Film & Moving Image Studies (formerly Film Studies) 

Advising is NOT REQUIRED prior to registration.

Students who want advising should contact the Melhoppenheim School of Cinema for details.

Art History & Film Studies

Art History & Film Studies students are NOT REQUIRED to meet with an advisor to select their courses prior to registration.

Students who want advising should contact the Department of Art History and the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema for details.

Film Production

Film Production students are NOT REQUIRED to meet with an advisor prior to registration. Students should register as soon as possible for film production courses for which they have the prerequisites, as class sizes are restricted and places will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis.

It is recommended that students in the Major in Film Production take no more than twelve credits of ancillary courses in Film Production, and that students in the Specialization in Film Production take no more than twenty-seven credits of ancillary courses in Film Production (See Undergraduate Calendar), during the course of their degree programs. The School of Cinema reserves the right to deregister students from courses in excess of that limit.

Students who want advising should contact the Melhoppenheim School of Cinema for details.

Music

Advising is NOT REQUIRED prior to registration. However, students are strongly urged to consult with an advisor, once they have registered, to confirm their course selections and may do so by e-mailing the contacts listed below or music@concordia.ca, or by calling the Department.

Jazz Studies

Advising is REQUIRED prior to registration. Students should contact an advisor from the list below.

Electroacoustic Studies

Advising is NOT REQUIRED for returning students prior to registration. However, students are recommended to obtain advising to verify their course selection after registering by contacting an advisor from the list below.

  • Art History & Studio Art
  • Ceramics
  • Fibres
  • Intermedia
  • Painting and Drawing
  • Photography
  • Print Media
  • Sculpture
  • Studio Art

Advising is NOT REQUIRED prior to registration. For further information, please contact the Department of Studio Arts:

  • Acting for the Theatre
  • Performance Creation
  • Playwriting
  • Scenography (formerly Design for the Theatre)
  • Theatre
  • Theatre Development
  • Theatre Performance

Advising is NOT REQUIRED prior to registration. Students should register for their courses as soon as possible.

Students who would like to contact an academic advisor should visit the Department of Theatre's student resources page for contact information.

All students are strongly encouraged to attend the program area meetings scheduled in the fall and winter semesters before registration.

Advising for general Fine Arts inquiries

Meet with a general advisor for information concerning:

  • transfer credits
  • academic advising and progression into a program
  • student requests (late registration, late withdrawal, course overload, etc.) 
  • students in conditional or failed standing
  • transfering to a BFA program
  • adding a BFA Minor, etc.

Contact the appropriate advisor for your program or issue:

Programs

  • Art Education – Marie-Christine Lavoie
  • Art History – Marie-Christine Lavoie
  • Cinema – Amanda Holt
  • Contemporary Dance – Amanda Holt
  • Design & Computational Arts – Tony Cuco
  • Music – Tony Cuco
  • Studio Arts – Marie-Christine Lavoie
  • Theatre – Amanda Holt

Other questions

  • Study Abroad Programs & Course permissions outside of Québec – Amanda Holt
  • Students at Risk, Conditional & Failed/Readmitted Students – Amanda Holt
  • Transfer Programs (Double Majors/Change, Minors)  – Tony Cuco

Advisors

Drop-in or Zoom Advising, SAS Office EV 2.705

Virtual Drop-in Zoom Advising
Please have your Student ID# ready to share in the Zoom waiting room

Hybrid In-person Drop-in Advising & Zoom*

*Priority given to students arriving physically for advising. Please call Student Academic Services (514-848-2424, ext 4612before you drop in to ensure Amanda is in the office.

Please note Amanda will not be available on the following dates:

  • Friday, February 2
  • Friday, February 9
  • Friday, February 16
  • Monday, February 19 until Monday February 26 inclusive
  • Wednesday, February 28
  • Monday, March 4
  • Monday March 11 until Friday March 15 inclusive

 marie-christine.lavoie@concordia.ca or 514-848-2424 ext. 4610

Book an Appointment for Advising
You can schedule an appointment. Please note that if you are trying to register for a department-specific course, you will need to contact the department directly.

Am I ready to graduate?
If you would like us to evaluate your file for graduation, please do not book an appointment. Please only submit a request if you have already looked over your Academic Requirements Report and still have questions.
Please fill out this form here 
You can apply for graduation here

 

Special information sessions 

Our Student Academic Services Team host Zoom sessions to engage with students on a regular semester basis to provide pertinent support and information as they proceed through their BFA. Each FOFA Academic Connect session highlights different student services open to Fine Arts students.

SAS Advising & Beyond the Classroom

Wondering what your SAS Advisor can do for you? Ever considered participating in an Experiential Learning opportunity or learning how to bolster your Co-curricular Record? Umm… what is “co-curricular record”?  Join us with special guests as we discuss these topics and how they can positively support your BFA journey!

  • Coming Fall 2023

Academic “What Ifs’ & Program Change Options

Wondering what your academic options are if you find yourself struggling in a course for any reason – MED? INC? DISC? Late Withdrawal? Considering changing or adding a new Major/Minor or changing to a major outside of Fine Arts? We have some great advice for you to consider!

  • Coming Fall 2023
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