Advisors are here to help with academic advice. Academic advisors can assist you with:
- Program requirements, dropping and adding courses
- Program selection, application and changes
- Studying abroad
- Transfer credits
- Notification of Absence form (MSAF), Deferred Exam Requests, and Petitions for Special Consideration
- Appeals procedures
- Referral to other campus services
Applying for Level 2
The process for applying to your program of choice begins in late March with the Level 2 Showcase. All Level 1 students must advise the University of their Academic Plan choice(s) for Level 2 through Mosaic by April 28 There are several steps in between so read these pages carefully.
As a McMaster student you have a ton of resources available to you. From scholarships and financial aid, to health and wellness counseling, academic and writing skills workshops, student accessibility services and so much more!
Incoming! Newly Admitted Students
Congratulations on choosing the Social Sciences at McMaster! Our goal is to empower you by giving you the tools to successfully navigate through your first year and to prepare you for beyond Level 1. This section of the site has important information to get you started including the steps to enrolment success.
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