Advising Services for International Students

Whether you're looking for help with a personal or academic issues, study permit & visa applications, Douglas International offers a variety of services to help you succeed. 

International Academic Advising

Online Drop-In Academic Advising

Academic Advising is available based on the schedule below. We offer online sessions as needed for 15-20 minutes on a first-come, first-served basis. You can register up to 10 minutes prior to each drop-in period. International Academic Advising is offered in collaboration with the Registrar's Office

Drop-in via Zoom (Meeting ID 615-5605-1455)

Step 1: Log into Zoom using the Meeting ID 615-5605-1455
Step 2: Wait in the waiting room and fill out the drop-in form while you wait
Step 3: If needed, your advisor will send you a link to book an online/in-person appointment

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

10 AM - 12 PM

10 AM - 12 PM

10 AM - 12 PM

10 AM - 12 PM

Not Available

2 PM - 4 PM

2 PM - 4 PM

2 PM - 4 PM*

2 PM - 4 PM 

Not Available

 

*On October 13, 2020 afternoon drop-in advising will start at 3:00 PM. 

Session length: 15-20 minutes. You can sign in 10 minutes before each drop-in session. Appointments are also available by request via email. 


Online Academic Advising Appointments

We offer online advising by appointments. Please email dciadvising@douglascollege.ca with your name, email, student ID, and program and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Step 1: Email the correct advisor
Step 2: The advisor will answer as much as possible through email
Step 3: If needed, your advisor will send you a link to book an online/in-person appointment


Limited In-person Academic Advising

Limited In-person Academic Advising available by appointment. Please email us at dciadvising@douglascollege.ca

Please note there is no in-person drop-in advising. Students may book up to one in-person Academic Advising appointment per week. 


Immigration Advising

Online Drop-In Immigration Advising

Immigration Advising is available based on the schedule below. We offer online sessions as needed for 15-20 minutes on a first-come, first-served basis. You can register up to 10 minutes prior to each drop-in period. 

Drop-in via Zoom (Meeting ID 615-5605-1455)

Step 1: Log into Zoom using the Meeting ID 615-5605-1455
Step 2: Wait in the waiting room and fill out the drop-in form while you wait
Step 3: An advisor will meet with you to discuss your needs and connect you with the correct department
 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

10 AM - 12 PM

10 AM - 12 PM

10 AM - 12 PM

10 AM - 12 PM

Not Available

2 PM - 4 PM

2 PM - 4 PM

2 PM - 4 PM*

2 PM - 4 PM 

Not Available

 

*On October 13, 2020 afternoon drop-in advising will start at 3:00 PM. 

Session length: 15-20 minutes. You can sign in 10 minutes before each drop-in session. Appointments are also available by request via email. 


Online Immigration Advising Appointments

We offer online advising by appointments. Please email dci.immigration@douglascollege.ca with your name, email, student ID, and program and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Step 1: Email the correct advisor
Step 2: The advisor will answer as much as possible through email
Step 3: If needed, your advisor will send you a link to book an online/in-person appointment


Limited In-person Immigration Advising

Limited In-person Immigration Advising available by appointment. Please email us at dci.immigration@douglascollege.ca

Please note there is no in-person drop-in advising. Students may book up to one in-person Immigration Advising appointment per week. 


International Education Advisors

Education advisors can help with general resource advising. 

We understand students are asked to practice good social distancing. During this time we are offering email and online advising by appointment only. Please email dci@douglascollege.ca with your name, email, student ID, program, and study permit expiry date and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


Counselling

Being a new international student can feel overwhelming and sometimes lonely. We offer three types of one-on-one confidential support for whenever you need it. Visit our Counselling page to connect with a counsellor.  


Other student services

Douglas College offers a variety financial, academic, health & wellness, and supportive resources to all our students. Visit Student Services for more information.

Online Services

During social isolation due to COVID-19, students can still access services at the International Office online through email, Facebook, Instagram, or via phone. 

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