Business and Economics

Advising and Support

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

COVID-19 notice

Our advising offices are providing both face-to-face and virtual student services for Fall 2021 semester.  

For the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 at TRU, please visit TRU COVID-19 Response.

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


Undergraduate Advising Form

Phone: 250-828-5060
Location: OLARA 140
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Advising appointments
Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Face-to-face, phone, and virtual appointment options are available.

Rien Okawa Supervisor, Program Advising  ARA 105 250-371-5684
Corbin Marcotte Program Advisor  ARA 109 250-828-5237
 Rony Busviah Program Advisor  ARA 104 250-828-5148
  Program Advisor - Term  ARA 107  
Lydia Rungen Program Advisor - Term  ARA 102 250-371-5867
Mullaivananathan Chinnasamy Program Advisor - Term  ARA 110 250-852-7296
Claire Irvine Advising Assistant  ARA 140 250-828-5060
  Advising Assistant - Term  ARA 140 778-471-8544

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

Heidi Milovick Director IB2034 250-852-7297
Monica Macaulay Coordinator   778-471-8391
Tomi Owoyemi Coordinator   250-828-5373
Denise King Coordinator   250-828-5278
Shelley Lee Program Assistant   250-852-7635

Open Learning program advising

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Real Estate Management
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificates, Diplomas
  • Certificates, Diplomas
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, Co-operation Education Option

Jamie Noakes Business Co-op Coordinator OM1712B 250-377-6115