The First Year Centre provides support to every UM student, regardless of faculty or program of study. We are currently offering online drop-in advising through Microsoft Teams and in person.

To meet with an Academic Advisor, please follow the steps below.

1. Fill out a Course Planning Form, using the First Year Planning Guide

2. After you've prepared your course planning form:

  • For virtual/online drop-in: Call us at 1-204-474-6209 to get signed into online advising, which takes place online through Microsoft Teams (Mon-Fri, 9:00 am-3:30 pm CDT/CST). To sign into Microsoft Teams, use the same e-mail address and password that you use to sign into your UM e-mail account (
  • For in-person drop-in advising: Visit us in 205 Tier Building during our drop-in advising hours (Mon-Fri, 9:00 am-3:30 pm CDT/CST)

First Year Centre
205 Tier Building 
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, MB  R3T 2N2 Canada

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CDT/CST)