About Engineering Student Centre

The Engineering Student Centre (ESC) is the office where you can meet with the college’s Academic Advisors and Student Support and Outreach Coordinator. If you are needing guidance and support to help you reach your academic goals, or if you are in distress and needing some wellness support, our Academic Advisors and the Student Support Outreach Coordinator, respectively, are here to help. 

We are located on the second floor of the College of Engineering.


What can an academic advisor do for me?

  • Provide accurate knowledge about the requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BE) degree, and university and college policies and procedures. 
  • Guide you as you make decisions about your academic program and help you ensure that your degree requirements are satisfied systematically.
  • Act as a resource if difficulties arise that affect your academic and career goals. 
  • Help you better understand yourself and direct you to the resources that will help you meet your academic and career goals.

Who is responsible for keeping track of my progress and ensuring I’ve met the requirements for my degree?

You are ultimately responsible for successfully completing your academic requirements. It’s important to keep accurate records of your progress toward fulfilling these requirements.

What can the Student Affairs and Outreach Coordinator do for me?

  • Provide direct support to undergraduate and graduate students who are in crisis or facing challenges that are impacting their academic and personal success.
  • Provide support, coaching, education, mentorship, crisis intervention, problem-solving, resource navigation, and ongoing follow-up care to support students’ well-being.
  • Link students with internal and external resources to support their needs.
  • Support students with difficult academic-related conversations.
  • Act as a resource on mental health and wellness and provide information to those who seek resources.
  • Consult and assist students displaying difficult or disruptive behaviors.

What are my responsibilities as a student?

  • Schedule and attend appointments with an advisor each term.
  • Prepare for your appointments and share relevant information.
  • Know your program requirements and how academic actions affect your status.
  • Follow up on the referrals and recommendations provided to you.
  • Seek help before a situation escalates into a crisis.
  • Check your U of S email account regularly.
  • Accept responsibility when your decisions and actions affect your educational program.

Who has access to my academic or student wellness records?

Your educational and student wellness records are confidential; we cannot disclose information without your permission.  

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