Have questions about the different services on campus? Students can book drop-in appointments by emailing the specific departments. Members of various student services teams can answer any questions you may have!
When emailing a department to book a Drop In Appointment, please have your email subject line as “Drop In Appointment Request” and include the following information in the body of the message:
Reason for your drop in (i.e. question about funding, academic advising, etc.):
For a complete list of Student Services at MSVU, please review our Student Services A to Z.
Student Services Fair – Drop-In Appointments
Academic advisors can answer questions about course prerequisites, course load, adding and dropping courses, and scheduling and registering for courses, how to prepare for advising appointments and when to seek academic advising.
Heather Maxwell, Academic Advisor
Jessica Ferguson, Academic Advisor
Erin Tomlinson, Manager, CAASS
Accessibility Services is here to provide information on disabilities, navigating the virtual environment and who to connect with when you need help or advice. During drop in appointments, our team can answer questions about general advising, funding, campus supports, assistive technology and more!
Kim Musgrave, Accessibility Advisor
Krista Beam, Test Administrator & Accessibility Assistant
The Art Gallery takes care of the University’s art collection (seen around campus) and organizes exhibitions and public programs to connect the Mount Community with visual art and artists. Currently closed due to COVID-19, the Art Gallery operates online programs and activities in community and is available as a sounding board for any and all visual cultural queries.
Claire Dykhuis, Education and Outreach Coordinator
Laura Ritchie, Director, Art Gallery
Traci Steylen, Administrative Assistant, Art Galley
Is career indecision on your mind? Are you looking for a job this school year or after you graduate? Wondering if your resume or online profile needs tweaking? Book a 10-minute drop-in appointment with Career Services during the Student Services Fair. We can chat, answer the questions you have, and decide if meeting another day for a longer appointment makes sense.
Kyla Friel, Career and Experiential Education Coordinator
To book an appointment, email email@example.com
Counselling Services is available to meet and answer any questions that you may have about counselling and your mental health care at the Mount. Our counsellors will be able to tell you about the free and confidential counselling services that we have available to students, as well as how to book an appointment and what to expect in a counselling session.
Jillian Rankin, Clinical Supervisor
Kyle Cleversey, Counsellor
Jane Gavin-Hebert, Intake Worker
To book an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Financial Aid can answer questions about applying for government student loans (full-time and part-time), Mount scholarships, the Student Works employment program and the Mount’s In-Course Bursary program.
Alison Stark, Assistant Registrar, Financial Aid
To book an appointment, email email@example.com
Financial Services is available to help students and potential students find answers to all questions regarding their student account statement, International Student Medical and Student Union Medical, Upass questions, charges to their student account, payments, student loan payments and processing and student account refunds. Office hours are weekdays 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Pam Reinders-Cooley, Manager, Student Accounts
To book an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Information Technology & Services
Do you have questions about how to access your MSVU network account, Email and course software? Visit msvu.ca/itservices
Helpdesk Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
To contact IT&S, please email Helpdesk@msvu.ca or call 902-457-6538.
International Education Centre
The International Student Advisor will take questions about your immigration permits, transitioning to the Canadian online classroom, and any other questions about life in Halifax as an international student.
Kay Balite, International Student Advisor
The Manager of the International Education Centre will take questions about planning your travel to Canada, quarantine requirements, and any other questions about life in Halifax as an international student.
Amy Braye, Manager, International Education Centre
The Manager of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Programs will be available to answer questions about MSVU language requirements, UBP or GPP registration, language support while you are studying your regular MSVU classes, and group tutorials.
Nicolle Bowes Cashen, Manager, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Programs
To book an appointment, email email@example.com
The Learning Strategist can answer questions about the services she provides for all Mount students and how she can help students with study skills, time management, approaching assignments, and more.
Venus Bali, Learning Strategist
The Learning Strategist is unfortunately unable to hold drop in appointments during Orientation. To book an appointment at a later date, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Library & Archives
During a drop-in appointment, students can expect answers to questions regarding services offered, how to gain access to the Library’s physical and digital collections, how to obtain or update their ID card, how to get research help, as well as information about study space during this time.
Meagan Pottie, Reference Assistant, Library
Denyse Rodrigues, E-Learning & Library Research Services Librarian
To book an appointment, email email@example.com
Mount 101 and the Mount Mentors are here to help you during your first year at MSVU. We’re here to answer any questions about starting at the Mount. If you’re not sure who to ask, start with Mount 101 and we’ll get you to the right people. Drop in and ask us anything!
Marisha Caswell, Mount 101 Coordinator
To book an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Transfer Student Coordinator
The Transfer Student Coordinator, Academic Advising is specifically geared toward our Articulation Agreement (2+2) students, however, I can also assist other transfer students. The Transfer Student Coordinator can answer questions about transfer credits, course prerequisites, course load, adding and dropping courses, and scheduled and registering for courses.
Cindy Huelin, Transfer Student Coordinator
To book an appointment, email email@example.com
The Writing Centre Coordinator will be able to answer questions about how virtual writing tutor sessions are conducted, what to expect from an appointment with a writing tutor and how the Writing Centre can support students throughout their time at MSVU.
Clare Goulet, Coordinator, Mount Writing Centre
To book an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org