The Social Science Academic Counselling Office continues to support students. We have moved to virtual operations until further notice. During this time, please email

How to Schedule an Appointment:

Email to schedule an appointment with an Academic Counsellor (via Zoom). You must include the following information in your email: 

  • Your full name
  • Your student number
  • Reason for the appointment
  • You may request an appointment with a specific counsellor, or the first available time slot

Counsellors are:

  • Kelly Callahan
  • Theresa Clarke
  • Nicole Harding
  • Maureen O'Connell
Available time slots (4 appointments per each time slot)
10:00 am 2:00 pm
10:20 am 2:20 pm
10:40 am 2:40 pm
11:00 am 3:00 pm
11:20 am 3:20 pm
11:40 am 3:40 pm

Appointments will be 15 minutes in length only. If you require additional time, a follow-up appointment or email correspondence may be required. This is to ensure we are able to assist as many students as possible. We appreciate your understanding.

You must log into Zoom (SSO login: westernuniversity) using your email account only. Only authenticated users will be allowed to join. Please log into the meeting no more than 5 minutes ahead of your scheduled meeting time and enter the waiting room; the counsellor will let you in once the meeting is set to start. Please ensure that your name on Zoom is set to display your full name (first and last). All appointments are in Eastern Standard Time

If you need to cancel the appointment, please do so at least 24 hours in advance (if possible) by emailing the counsellor with whom you have the appointment:

Kelly Callahan -

Theresa Clarke -

Nicole Harding -

Maureen O'Connell -

As a result of the current pandemic situation, we regret that we are not able to offer any in person, drop-in, or phone appointments at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience. The website will be updated when we are able to provide these services again. 

Fall/Winter Session (Sept. 1 - April 30):

At this time we are only scheduling for September. Information regarding appointments for October 5th and further will be updated at a later date. Please check this site for updates regularly. 

Graduation Check

If you think that you need a Graduation check, before making your appointment with a Social Science Academic Counsellor please be sure to:

Program Planning

If you have concerns about planning your program, before making your appointment with a Social Science Academic Counsellor please be sure to:

Other matters:

  • Ask our Academic Counselling Assistants by emailing our office. We may be able to answer your questions via email.
  • The Academic Counsellors may be able to assist you with more complex issues by scheduling an appointment between 10:00 to 11:40 am or 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Appointments are only offered on weekdays. All appointment times are in Eastern Standard Time.