At the Telfer Student Services Centre (SSC), we support and guide you throughout your studies, from admissions until graduation. Our Career Centre is also available to you throughout their studies and after graduation. Meet the SSC team.

Please note that during the months of May and June 2024 term, our advisors meet with students during walk-in sessions on a first-come, first-served basis. You will need to speak to an academic officer who will be able to confirm the walk-in times and/or put you on the walk-in list to see an academic advisor. To speak to an academic officer in person or remotely, add yourself to our queue.  

  • Our in-person service remains available, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at DMS 1100. 
  • Our virtual service remains available from 9:00 AM to noon and from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.  
  • Send us a message anytime from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on weekday.
  • The Undergraduate Office will be closed on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

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Immediate Academic Assistance: Virtual Queue

Academic Support

Our academic support team has a wide variety of services to advise you during your journey in the BCom program. Meet with the team at individual consultations for support on:

Academic support

     Academic Officer

     Academic Advisor

  • Course selection and registration
  • Credit requirements for graduation
  • University regulations, policies and procedures
  • Equivalencies based on prior studies
  • Scholarship eligibility and applications
  • Evaluation of exception requests and appeals
  • Services available at Telfer and uOttawa
  • Individualized academic plans
  • Exams and deferrals
  • Discussions about personal, academic, or career goals
  • Probation, class difficulties, program changes

International Exchanges Program

Thinking about studying abroad? The Telfer School’s International Exchange Program allows you to study abroad for one semester or two at one of our 60 university partners schools in 27 countries.

Find out more about Telfer’s International Exchange Program:

  • View available schools and countries
  • Discover scholarships offered when studying abroad

The Telfer School also offers close to 100 exclusive scholarships just for business students that range in value from $1000 to over $5000.  We encourage you to check them out here!

Career Support

If you are registered in our BCom or MBA programs, the Telfer Career Centre specializes in offering several services and events to support you in your career journey.  

Meet with the team at individual consultations to discuss:

Career Support

Career Counselling

Professional Development

Relationship Management

  • Self-understanding and career awareness

Cover letters and resumé review

  • Boosting your online presence and visibility with LinkedIn
  • Adapting your resumé to the Canadian context
  • Networking and exploring the job market
  • Goal setting and career planning
  • Target job search strategies
  • Job search strategies
  • Specific industry information
  • Interview preparation and practice interviews
  • Building your network
  • Career Testing (MBTI & Strong Interest Inventory)
  • Contacting employers: best practices
  • Job search for international students

Career Launch

Login to Career Launch for exclusive access to activities, programs, and tools, such as:

  • An up-to-date Calendar of Events,
  • Our Job Board that links to employment possibilities in all business areas,
  • Appointments with our professionals,
  • Specialized mentorship and development programs, including Office Hours.

Mental Health Support 

We know that as a student, striking a balance between a healthy lifestyle and academic commitments can be quite challenging. At Telfer, we recognize that developing the tools to manage your own mental and emotional well-being is just as important as equipping yourselves with the necessary skills to thrive academically and professionally. 

Asma Nsiri is the dedicated Telfer mental health and wellness counsellor. She works with both graduate and undergraduate students in our faculty. Her role is to support your growth and thriving in your personal life, your academic journey, and beyond. 

To schedule an appointment: 

  • Online: by using the web portal  
  • On the app: by downloading the UpPatient app from Google Play Store or Apple Store. 
  • By phone: by calling 613-562-5498 
  • In person: at 801 King Edward, Room N203

Student Experience Support

Our team’s focus is to liaise with Telfer students clubs and offer specialized programs and workshops for our community partners.


All of the workshops below are offered by the Telfer School of Management as part of the Workshop Initiative.