The School of Interdisciplinary Science offers Academic Advising to Medical Radiation Science, Integrated Science (iSci) and Life Sciences students (in level II and above).
Drop- in Academic Advising in person is available Tuesdays and Fridays (9:00 am- 12:00 noon and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm).
Students may also book virtual Advising Appointments Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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The School of Interdisciplinary Science also offers both in-person and Drop-in Virtual Advising (no appointment needed) via the Office of the Associate Dean of Science (Academic)
Virtual Academic Advising – During office hours, please use the maroon chat button in the bottom right hand corner to connect with a member of our Academic Support Team. Outside of office hours, you can find answers below to frequently asked questions, or other ways to connect with our office.
In-person advising is available with the Office of the Associate Deam of Science in Burke Science Building, room 136.
If you feel you need additional help, please consider the following McMaster resources:
Student Wellness Centre:
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
Please read our disclaimer for online and telephone services on our website.
StressLess Drop-In Online
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!
Supports & Services For Indigenous Students
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.
Open Circle – Online Reflection Circles
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.