AgBio Student Services is available to help during COVID-19 campus restrictions

AgBio Student Services is committed to doing our part to keep our students, faculty, staff, and campus community safe. Our regular working hours are 8:30 am-12 pm, 1-4:30 pm, Monday to Friday. You can reach us by email at or by phone at (306) 966-6994.

Have a quick question? You can chat with an AgBio Student Services advisor between 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday via Whats App (AgBio Student Services or 306-250-5500).

Advising appointments are available via Zoom, phone, or in-person. In-person advising is available by appointment only. You can book a phone, Zoom, or in-person appointment online. Pre-booked in-person advising appointments will take place in Ag 2D29. To check in for your pre-booked in-person advising appointment, call (306) 966-6994. 3-ply single use face masks are mandatory for in-person advising appointments.

Stay home if you are sick. Contact to reschedule your appointment for phone or Zoom instead. If you have COVID-19 symptoms, call HealthLine at 811.

Your faculty advisors are also available to help. If you are no longer in your first year of study and have already declared your major, please consult with your faculty advisor. The best way to reach your faculty advisor and book an appointment is by email.

Don’t forget to add the AgBio Undergraduate Resources channel to your favorites in PAWS! Many of the important resources that we would connect you to in an in-person appointment are posted online in this channel. 

Whether you’re entering your first year, have transferred from another post-secondary institution, or are preparing to graduate, an academic advisor offers personalized and confidential guidance to help you succeed. In the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, academic advising is carried out by AgBio Student Services and AgBio faculty advisors.

AgBio Student Services

AgBio Student Services Undergraduate Advisors:
  • provide advice and guidance to students throughout their first year of study in the College of AgBio
  • help students strategically choose a major
  • advise on college regulations and university policies
  • ensure students satisfy promotion and graduation standards
  • assist students facing academic difficulty
  • advocate for appropriate resources for students
  • advise incoming and outgoing Study Abroad exchange students
  • provide advice and guidance to transfer students
  • provide culturally sensitive guidance and support to Aboriginal and international students

Amie Shirkie, Director, Academic and Student Affairs
Room 2D30, Agriculture Building 
(306) 966-4062

Kelly Delorme-Greyeyes, Academic Programs Assistant 
Room 2D29, Agriculture Building 
(306) 966-6826

Mary Stirling, Recruitment, Academic Advising Officer
Room 2D30, Agriculture Building
(306) 966-6646

All general inquiries can be directed to

Faculty and Department Advising

Why should I visit with a faculty advisor?

Once you have declared your major, you should contact the faculty advisor for your area of study.

AgBio faculty advisors:

  • provide advice and guidance to students who have chosen their major
  • provide guidance in course selection and ensure that students are meeting their program requirements
  • connect students to faculty experts and industry connections in their field of interest
  • serve as teachers and mentors and give advice on professional development and employment opportunities
Rob Roy, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 3C74, Agriculture Building 
Art Davis, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room CSRB 320.6  

Murray Drew, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 6D62, Agriculture Building

Natacha Hogan, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 6D66, Agriculture Building 

Mika Asai-Coakwel, Assistant Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 6D26, Agriculture Building

Colin Peterson, Departmental Assistant 
Room 6D16, Agriculture Building

Derek Peak, Professor and Academic Advisor  
Room 5D04, Agriculture Building

Xiao Qiu, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 4E14, Agriculture Building

Supratim Ghosh, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 3E30, Agriculture Building
Melissa Arcand, Assistant Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 5E78, Agriculture Building

Agronomy (Degree and Diploma)

Krista Wilde, Lecturer and Academic Advisor
Room 2C08, Agriculture Building

Applied Plant Ecology

Eric Lamb, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 4D68, Agriculture Building

Horticulture Science

Karen Tanino, Professor
Room 2C16, Agriculture Building

Crop Science

Sean Prager, Assistant Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 3C80, Agriculture Building
Resource Science
Tom Yates, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 5C16, Agriculture Building

Resource Economics and Policy
Rob Roy, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 3C74, Agriculture Building 
Katherine Stewart, Assistant Professor
Room 5E74, Agriculture Building

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