AgBio Student Services

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 agbio.studentservices@usask.ca or by phone at (306) 966-6994. Please review our Frequently Asked Questions page before contacting Student Services.

Quick questions? Use WhatsApp

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

Advising appointments

Advising appointments are available via Zoom, phone, or in-person. You must 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 in-person appointment, please go to the Dean’s office, Ag 2D30.

Stay home if you are sick. Contact agbio.studentservices@usask.ca 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. 

PAWS

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. 

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 Indigenous and international students

Sarah Bector, Director, Academic and Student Affairs
Room 2D30, Agriculture Building 
(306) 966-4062 
 agbio.studentservices@usask.ca

Kelly Delorme-Greyeyes, Academic Programs Assistant 
Room 2D29, Agriculture Building 
(306) 966-6826 
 kelly.delorme@usask.ca

Mary Stirling, Recruitment, Academic Advising Officer
Room 2D30, Agriculture Building
(306) 966-6646
 agbio.studentservices@usask.ca

All general inquiries can be directed to  agbio.studentservices@usask.ca

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

Please review our Frequently Asked Questions page before contacing a faculty advisor.

Rob Roy, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 3C74, Agriculture Building 
966-4029
 rob.roy@usask.ca
Sean Prager, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 3C80, Agriculture Building
966-8359
sean.prager@usask.ca

Matthew Links, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 6D30, Agriculture Building
966-8737
matthew.links@usask.ca 

Natacha Hogan, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 6D66, Agriculture Building 
966-6862
 natacha.hogan@usask.ca

Mika Asai-Coakwell, Assistant Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 6D26, Agriculture Building
966-4153
 mika.asai-coakwell@usask.ca

Colin Peterson, Departmental Assistant 
Room 6D16, Agriculture Building
966-4165
colin.peterson@usask.ca

Colin Laroque, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 5D34, Agriculture Building
966-2493
 colin.laroque@usask.ca

Xiao Qiu, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 4E14, Agriculture Building
966-2181
  xiao.qiu@usask.ca 

Michael Nickerson, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 3E28, Agriculture Building
966-5030
michael.nickerson@usask.ca 

Xiao Qiu, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 4E14, Agriculture Building
966-2181
  xiao.qiu@usask.ca 

Michael Nickerson, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 3E28, Agriculture Building
966-5030
michael.nickerson@usask.ca 

Colin Laroque, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 5D34, Agriculture Building
966-2493
 colin.laroque@usask.ca

Agronomy (Degree and Diploma)

Krista Wilde and Ellen Misfeldt
agronomy.advising@usask.ca

Applied Plant Ecology

Eric Lamb, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 4D68, Agriculture Building
966-1799
 eric.lamb@usask.ca

Horticulture Science

Karen Tanino, Professor
Room 2C16, Agriculture Building
966-8617
 karen.tanino@usask.ca

Crop Science

Sean Prager, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 3C80, Agriculture Building
966-8359
sean.prager@usask.ca
Resource Science
Tom Yates, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 5C16, Agriculture Building
966-4010

Resource Economics and Policy
Rob Roy, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 3C74, Agriculture Building 
966-4029
 rob.roy@usask.ca
Tom Yates, Associate Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 5C16, Agriculture Building
966-4010

Colin Laroque, Professor and Academic Advisor
Room 5D34, Agriculture Building
966-2493
 colin.laroque@usask.ca

AgBio Major Maps

Learn how to get the most out of your AgBio degree and prepare for your future career by using major maps. Major maps are in progress for all of our majors. Check out the completed ones so far:

DegreeWorks

How to use DegreeWorks

How to use DegreeWorks