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Academic Advising

If you are a new student, you must attend an advising day session on September 2nd. See Orientation for details.

Student Affairs Office

The Music Student Affairs Office offers academic advising, support and guidance with registration, course selection, program requirements, program transfer, minor/major options, academic guidelines, student resources referrals and other aspects of your student life at our School.

McGill has a variety of advisors, mentors and counsellors with different expertise, who are accessible in each stage of your academic career. Visit McGill's Academic Advising website to find out how the different advisors can assist you.

To schedule an advising appointment:

  • Call us: 514-398-4541
  • Visit us: Student Affairs Office, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, 7th floor, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building
  • Email us: danuta [dot] pietrzak [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Danuta Pietrzak) (Student Affairs Secretary)

Drop-In Advising

Upcoming drop-in advising sessions will take place in two locations:

  • Outside Pollack Hall’s entrance (inside the main entrance of Strathcona Music Building).
  • The Student Affairs Office (located on the 7th floor of Elizabeth Wirth Music Building).  

The Academic Advisor will meet with you on a first-come-first-served basis. Take advantage of this opportunity to review your program plan with your advisor during the course add/drop period. 

September 20th, 2016 is the last day to make course changes for the fall semester without fee penalties.

Upcoming Advising Dates Time Location
Monday, August 29, 2016 11:00am-1:00pm Student Affairs Office
Thursday, September 1, 2016

11:00am-1:00pm

Student Affairs Office

Friday, September 2, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm

Student Affairs Office

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 2:00pm-4:00pm Student Affairs Office
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

10:00am-12:00pm

Outside Pollack Hall

Thursday, September 8, 2016

11:00am-1:00pm

Student Affairs Office

Monday, September 12, 2016

10:00am-12:00pm

Student Affairs Office

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

2:00pm-4:00pm

Student Affairs Office

Thursday, September 15, 2016

11:00am-1:00pm

Student Affairs Office

Monday, September 19, 2016

2:00pm-4:00pm

Student Affairs Office

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

10:00am-12:00pm

Student Affairs Office

See Registration for opening registration dates for the upcoming semesters.