Program Counselling

Need a confidential and secure environment to discuss issues surrounding your academic studies? We are here to help you navigate academic challenges by identifying options and helping you through the decision-making process. Our Department counsellor can help you with the following:

  • Course selection, graduation requirements and degree audits
  • Assisting you with understanding your progression through modules
  • Choosing electives
  • Discuss special permission options to take a course without a pre-requisite
  • Approve requests to enrol in courses through Letter of Permission


Pauline Barmby HeadshotAll inquiries must go to rather than individual instructors. Emails must be from your email account and include your student number. 

Prof. Pauline Barmby
Extension: 81557


Special Permissions Information

If you are unable to add a course through web registration, you may require Special Permission to take one of our courses.  If you require Special Permission, please fill out the Google Form below.

Special Permissions, once granted, can take up to five business days to appear on a student's academic record.  Once the permission appears, students must call the Helpline at 519-661-2100 to have the course manually added.

If you have any questions about Special Permissions, please contact Jennifer Tilston.