At Dawson College, academic advising a collaborative process between student and advisor designed to help students make responsible educational decisions. Advisers can guide you in setting an educational plan for your studies here at Dawson and beyond. We can provide you with information on graduation requirements, program transfers, college policies and procedures, applying to university and more. We can also help you access college support services. Academic Advising for daytime students is located in 2D.4. Continuing Education Academic Advising is in 2H.1.

Upcoming Drop-in times are listed below, and change on a weekly basis.

Drop-In Times

Thursday, December 13, 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday, December 14, 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Online Appointment Booking for Registered Day Division Students

Day division students who need more in-depth advising than possible at the drop-in counter can book an appointment. Appointments are 30 minutes in duration and may be booked 24 hours to 7 days in advance.

To book an appointment online, log into the My Dawson Portal. On the left hand menu, under My College Services, click Academic Advising Appointment Booking. Daytime students may also go to room 2D.4 or call 514-931-8731, ext. 1176 to book a meeting with an advisor.


During the semester, the Academic Advising office is open Monday-Thursday from 9:00am to 4:30pm. Fridays, we are open from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

The office is closed for lunch from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.

Academic Services

Potential Students

  • High school visits
  • Information on college programs & admission requirements
  • Application procedures
  • Program structure
  • Course selection
  • Assist students in their educational choices

New Students

  • Orientation
  • Graduation & program requirements
  • Course selection & placement
  • Registration
  • Academic policies & procedures
  • College services
  • Outline new responsibilities for students

Returning Students

  • Individual program planning
  • DEC requirements
  • Academic difficulties
  • Program change
  • Course load
  • Summer courses
  • Course commandites
  • Academic goals

Graduating Students

  • Diploma evaluation
  • University information workshops
  • Individual university planning
  • University admissions requirements
  • University applications
  • Scholarship information
  • Educational alternatives
  • Planning for the future

Last Modified: September 18, 2018