University of Waterloo COVID-19 update

The University of Waterloo is constantly updating its most frequently asked questions.

Questions about buildings and services? Please visit the list of modified services.

Please note: The University of Waterloo is closed for all events until further notice.

Academic advising

Having problems enrolling into CS classes? Go to the course selection page for more information! 


Daily Virtual Office Hours - 2 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. 

  • To meet with an advisor for the virtual office hours, you need access to a working webcam, microphone, a reliable internet connection, and that you are in a quiet location. Be sure to have your WatCard ready and for us to see you on the video call. 
  • Virtual Office Hours Instructions
    1. To get in line to see a CS Advisor virtually, go to and log in. You'll get a "ticket" for your place in line.
    2. Before office hours has begun (M-F; 2-3:30PM), go to and log in either by downloading Skype ahead of time or using your browser (you may need to make an account with Skype if you haven’t already).

    3. Search for UW CS Advisors to find us.

    4. When it is your turn in the advising queue (e.g., the queue on OAT should say “it is your turn now”), then please video call us then.

Week of:






Mar 30-31
April 1-3
Mark* Jess* Jess* Carmen* Carmen*
April 6-10 Brad* Jess* Alice* Jess* UW closed
Good Friday
April 13-17 Nomair* Jess* Jess* Jess* Adrian*
April 20-24 Jess* Jess* Jeff* Jess* Alice*
April 27-30 Mark* Jess* Adrian* Jess*  

*In-person advising is suspended, but you can reach us at If you have a more complicated case that requires a conversation, then you can still go into the queue and reach us via Skype (see instructions above).

CS advisors:

  • Brad Lushman   
  • Jeff Avery
  • Carmen Bruni
  • Alice Gao
  • Jessica Leung
  • Nomair Naeem
  • Mark Petrick
  • Collin Roberts
  • Adrian Reetz

Other advisors:

Responsibility, advisor Contact information
Exchanges and exchange students, Nomair Naeem

DC 3111
ext. 33884

Double degree BBA/BCS students, Collin Roberts

DC 3108
ext. 36598

CFM students Heather Steinmetz DC 2121
ext. 37033