E-Support: Student Advising
In response to the suspension of in-person student advising, The School of Interdisciplinary Science will offer Drop-in Virtual Advising and E-Advising Appointments.
Effective January 2021: The School of Interdisciplinary Science will offer Drop-in Virtual Advising via the Office of the Associate Dean of Science (Academic).
Virtual Academic Advising is available on a drop-in basis, Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
If you feel you need additional help, please consider the following McMaster resources:
The Student Navigators are available to meet with students over the phone or through Microsoft Teams. Navigators are recent graduates who can offer an empathetic listening ear and help you connect with resources specific to your situation. See their eSupport Hours and contact information on their Instagram page: @macstudentnav.
Meet the Life Sciences Student Navigator
Student Wellness Centre:
The Student Wellness Centre will continue offering services, with changes as noted:
Until further notice, for appointment booking – reception will be available between 10am-2pm.
Appointments (Medical) – can only be made by calling 905-525-9140 x27700. Appointments will be via telephone for any appointments that do not need to be in-person. Some medical services will not be available. If you already have an appointment, you will be contacted with further information.
Please read below for disclaimer regarding online and phone appointments.
Appointments (Counselling) – can only be made by calling 905-525-9140 x27700. All appointments will be via online and telephone platforms. If you already have an appointment, you will be contacted with further information
Explore the similarity and differences between stress, anxiety, and fear, identify stressors, explore stress physiology, discuss existing stress management strategies, and introduce progressive muscle relaxation.
Links will be updated closer to the session time!
McMaster Student Assistance Plan
Undergraduate: Virtual, on-demand counselling and academic-life services for students, roommates and immediate family members.
Graduate: Crisis and non-crisis support for personal performance, well-being, growth, career, relationships and finances.
Reflection Circles are a safe space for connecting with your self and others in an atmosphere of respect and awakening to your authentic life through mindfulness practice, creative expression, and discussion. You are welcome to attend any week – no need to signup!
A free confidential hotline with counselling services, information and referrals for mental health and addictions. Available 24/7 by calling 1-866-925-5454.