New Student Support

Welcome to the Faculty of Science!

These web pages provide you with some need-to-know University of Manitoba resources that will help you find the information you need to get the most out of your University Experience.

Faculty of Science Degrees and Programs

Degree Options

Great decision! We are happy that you have chosen to start your academic career in the Faculty of Science where we have a wealth of opportunities for you to explore. The Faculty of Science offers students the following degrees:

  • B.Sc. Bachelor of Science, Honours - 4 Years (may include co-op options)
  • B.Sc. Bachelor of Science, Major - 4 Years (may include co-op options)
  • B.Sc. Bachelor of Science, General - 3 Years

All Direct Entry Students begin in the Undeclared Major Program, click here for more information

Programs in Science

You also have over 50 program options to choose from in the following areas:

  • Computing Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences

For a complete list of program options, course requirements and links to the Academic Calendar, go to:

Getting Help

Science Academic Advisors

  • The Dean's Office in the Faculty of Science is staffed by Academic Advisors and Registration Assistants.  The above link will tell you what Academic Advisors do, how they can help you, and when they are available.
  • Special appointments are available for newly admitted students, in the afternoons, in June; please call: 204-474-8256 for an appointment.

To make the most of your first session with a Faculty of Science Academic Advisor:

Faculty of Science: registration information sessions are offered in June and July, for help with course selection, timetabling, and the registration process.

Information Sessions

    • Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    4:00 – 5:00 pm (208 Armes)
    • Thursday, July 6, 2017
    1:00 – 2:00 pm (204 Armes)
    • Monday, July 10, 2017
    10:00 – 11:00 am (208 Armes)

 University 1: offers first year timetabling and planning sessions for ALL NEW STUDENTS.

The Academic Learning Centre

During the Summer, the  Academic Learning Centre offers free workshops to help you prepare to start university. They include topic such as:

    • developing successful academic skills and
    • writing academic papers.

University of Manitoba Resources

  • University 1
    • Your first year of university is a big step toward accomplishing your future goals and the University of Manitoba is committed to helping you succeed.  The University 1 website has resources to guide all new students through their first year.
  • Registrar's Office

    • Bookmark this site! This is the one-stop shop for information on important dates and deadlines you will need throughout your degree. Includes information on fees, registration tutorials, student ID cards, exams and even graduation.  
  • Student Life

    • Student Life runs programs on orientation and conducts campus tours for new students.  Once you start University, they connect you to leadership and service learning opportunities, creating connections to local and international communities.  Make the most of your University experience and get involved!


Ronald Domalaon

Ronald Domalaon chose to pursue a degree in science at the U of M and is now a graduate student developing new drugs to combat antibiotic resistance. Read Ronald's story:  Working hard to fight antibiotic resistance.

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