Drop-in Advising Hours

In-person advising is available at the SAPL Office (PF 2182) for both BDCI current and prospective students. Please first check in at the front desk.

May 22

1:30 to 3 PM, MT


May 23

9:30 to 11 AM, MT


May 24

1:30 to 3 PM, MT


June 5

10 to 11:30 AM, MT


June 20

10 to 11:30 AM, MT


July 4

10 to 11:30 AM, MT


Looking for virtual drop-in advising? Check out the upcoming group advising session dates!

What area(s) do you need help with?

Connect with our Undergraduate Program Specialist for support in: 

  • Academic rules and permissions 

  • Academic withdrawal rules 

  • Academic review and ATP (Academic Turnaround Program) 

  • Admission requirements to BDCI 

  • After/second degree in BDCI

  • Change of program 

  • Course selection and withdrawals 

  • Dean’s List 

  • Degree planning 

  • GPA and academic standing 

  • Graduation and degree requirements 

  • Graduation checks and verification letters 

  • Program changes 

  • Referrals to other offices 

  • Taking courses at another institution (Letter of Permission) 

  • Time conflicts 

The Undergraduate Program Specialist cannot help you with: 

  • Admission into graduate schools 

  • Admission into professional programs (dentistry, pharmacy, medicine, optometry, etc.) 

  • Deferral requests regarding midterm exams, quizzes, or assignments 

  • Completing registration or building course schedules on the student’s behalf 

Connect with an Advisor

SAPL will host a number of virtual group advising sessions for students to drop in and connect with the Undergraduate Program Specialist on all BDCI inquiries. This is a good opportunity for current and prospective students to have a more casual discussion/check-in about general degree information, course planning, academic policies.

Upcoming group advising sessions:

  • June 3 / 4 PM (MT), Zoom
  • July 8 / 4 PM (MT), Zoom
  • July 22 / 4 PM (MT), Zoom

BDCI Check-Ins

During the fall and winter terms, the Undergraduate Program Specialist will also be available for informal check-ins and advising (both individual drop-in or group advising) for BDCI students only on Thursdays from 1-1:50 PM (MT) at the BDCI homeroom.

Writing Symbols Lodge - Drop-in Advising

During the fall and winter terms, the Undergraduate Program Specialist also provides drop-in advising for all students on Thursdays from 11 AM to 12 PM (MT) at the Writing Symbols Lodge (MSC 390Z).

  • Before you book a SAPL advising appointment, check out helpful tips and information regarding key academic situations  for an undergraduate student in the BDCI program. Students will often find answers to their questions on this page. 
  • If you still have questions after reviewing the above linked resources, book an advising appointment via Elevate to connect with the Undergraduate Program Specialist for additional support.