Academic Advising

For help with information about your program, course selection, and university applications contact:

Michele Pallett (Academic Advising) or 514-931-8731 ext. 1172
Room 2D.4-2

Campus Life & Leadership

If you have ideas for a student-run activity or would like to get involved in any upcoming events, contact:
Billi Jo Poirier (Campus Life and Leadership) or 514-931-8731 ext. 1188

High School / Adult Education School Tours

If you would like to book a student tour for your group, please contact Billi Jo Poirier (Campus Life and Leadership) or 514-931-8731 ext. 1188

Journeys Program

For more information about our Journeys program for Indigenous students go to or contact:

Anjali Choksi (Journeys, Humanities) or 514-931-8731 ext. 4408
Room 4D.10

Jennifer Savard (Journeys, English) or 514-931-8731 ext. 4644
Room 5D.14

Counselling & Career Planning

Dawson’s Counselling staff members are here to help with any issue that might come up. You can see them for personal or career counselling, help finding other services at Dawson, or to register with the Mentorship Program. Services are free and confidential.

Contact: or call 514-931-8731 ext. 1186
Or, see the secretary in Room 4E.2 to make an appointment.

French Course Info & Tutoring

For help with French courses, contact:
Francesca Roy (French Department) 514-931-8731 ext. 1486
Room 4C.2

For more info about how to succeed in French, see FRENCH COURSES.

Student AccessAbility Office

The Student AccessAbility office offers support to Dawson students with documented hearing, visual, or motor/coordination impairments, learning disabilities, mental health issues, or chronic medical conditions. If you have or think you might have such an issue, be sure to contact AccessAbility, because you may be eligible for various kinds of extra help and accommodations (e.g., extra time for exams).

Academic Skills Centre

For help with study skills, essay-writing skills, grammar, time management, or to sign up for free peer tutoring in various subjects, go see the wonderful people at the Academic Skills Centre, which has just moved upstairs to the Library.
Monday to Thursday – 8:30 am to 6:30 pm
Friday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Ania Marczewska 
Room 6D.2-5

See the Student Services page for a complete list of other available services:

Last Modified: June 5, 2023