Academic Advising for UTM Anthropology

advising you where you are

The health, safety and well-being of our community members is very important to us. Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the Department of Anthropology at UTM is offering undergraduate advising for Anthropology students where you are, via email or Zoom.

Before you request advising from the Department of Anthropology at UTM

Please check the following links to information provided by the Department of Anthropology, the Office of the Registrar at UTM, and the University of Toronto. You will find clear and helpful answers to many questions, 24 hours a day, seven days a week:

If your question is for the UTM Office of the Registrar (and not Anthropology-related), please visit the UTM Office of the Registrar Services page.

For UTM Anthropology Career Advising (including graduate school questions) during Fall and Winter terms, please refer to our Career Advising page.


Advising services available from the Department of Anthropology at UTM

If your question is not answered in the above locations and you would like to request information about UTM Anthropology from the UTM Anthropology Undergraduate Advisor, please follow the steps below for:


Advising by email with the UTM Anthroplogy Undergraduate Advisor

Send an email from your @mail.utoronto.ca U of T email account to the UTM Anthropology Undergraduate Advisor at utm.anthro@utoronto.ca with the following information:

  1. Your first and last name
  2. Your student number
  3. Topic of what you wish to discuss regarding UTM Anthropology programs or courses. This information would help the Anthropology Undergraduate Advisor to best prepare for your appointment. One sentence would suffice. For example:
    • What courses should I enroll in so I can graduate on time.
    • I’ll be entering first year and I know which 3 first-year Anthropology courses to take, but I need help choosing what other courses to take.
    • I’m a transfer student and none of my transfer credits have been assessed yet so I’m not sure what courses I’m allowed to take this fall and if I have pre-requisites for them.
  4. Your question (about UTM Anthropology courses or programs)

The UTM Anthropology Undergraduate Advisor will reply to your email with the answer so please check your mail.utoronto.ca account regularly. If a more detailed discussion is necessary, the advisor will recommend that you book a Zoom advising appointment.


How to request a Zoom advising appointment with the UTM Anthroplogy Undergraduate Advisor

If you wish to request a Zoom advising appointment to discuss your question or concern about Anthropology, please send an email from your @mail.utoronto.ca email account to the UTM Anthropology Undergraduate Advisor at utm.anthro@utoronto.ca with the following information:

  1. Your preferred date and time for a Zoom appointment (must be between 9:30am-4pm Monday - Friday EST)
  2. Your first and last name
  3. Your student number

The default length for most Zoom appointments is 30 minutes. We may not be able to accommodate same-day meetings on the day you send your request.

IMPORTANT information for Zoom advising appointments:

  • Check your utoronto email address for an email from the UTM Anthropology Undergraduate Advisor confirming your appointment date and time. If you do not receive a confirmation email from the UTM Anthropology Undergraduate Advisor then your appointment has not been booked.
  • No reminder email will be sent.
  • Students who are more than 10 minutes late for their Zoom appointment will forfeit their appointment time.
  • Emergencies may arise which may affect scheduled appointments.  Please note that available advising hours can change without prior notice.  We will do our best to contact you via email if an appointment booking must be cancelled or rescheduled.

Information from UTM I&ITS regarding Zoom:

  • Make sure that you are connected to a stable network connection.
  • All UTM students are licensed for Zoom accounts.

Information from UTM Library regarding Zoom: