Bob Gaglardi School of Business and Economics

Advising and Support

We offer program advising and support services for prospective and current students.

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Undergraduate programs advising

First and second year BBA students

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phone: 250-828-5075
Location: OM 1120

Other undergraduate program students

Third- and fourth-year BBA
Post-baccalaureate diplomas
Certificates, diploma

Phone: 250-828-5060
Location: ARA140, OLARA Building
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Face-to-face, phone, and virtual appointment options are available.

 Undergraduate Advising Form


Name Position Office Phone
Rien Okawa Coordinator ARA 139 250-371-5684
Rony Busviah Supervisor, Undergraduate Program Advising ARA 105 250-828-5148
Kristina Labeja Program Advisor ARA 107 250-828-5258
Kara Bond Program Advisor - on leave    
Kat Ranta Program Advisor - on leave    
Yi Fan Yin-Cheng Program Advisor  ARA 102 250-371-5867 
Sam McNeill Program Advisor  ARA 104 250-828-5237
Adriana Herrera Flores Advising Assistant ARA 140 250-828-5060
Emma-Lea Marrelli Advising Assistant ARA 140 250-828-5060

Graduate programs advising

  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Environmental Economics and Management
  • Master of Science in Environmental Economics and Management

General program inquiries

Prospective students:
Current students:
Toll-free: 1-877-663-4087

Name Position Office Phone
Megan Prins Director ARA137 250-828-5073
Keisha Morong Coordinator ARA113 250-371-5864
Kammi Madson Coordinator ARA112 250-371-5694
Viet Bach Nguyen Coordinator ARA110 250-371-5652
Jessie Bomardier Coordinator ARA111 250-852-7296
Kee Krishna Kumar Advising Assistant ARA106 250-828-5060
Essam Hannan Advising Assistant ARA106 778-471-8544

Open Learning program advising

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Real Estate Management
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificates, Diplomas
  • Certificates, Diplomas
Name Position Office Phone Email
Tony Kuczma OL Program Advisor OL440C 250-852-6830
TBA OL program Advisor OL337C 250-852-6442

Co-operative education advising

Bachelor of Business Administration and Post-Baccalaureate, Co-operation Education Option

Name Position Office Phone Email
Corinna Bartucci        Business Co-op Coordinator OM1735 250-828-5461
Harshita Dhiman                    Business Co-op Coordinator OM1712 250-852-7685


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