As a BA Undeclared student, there is a team of faculty and staff members who can help you navigate your time as a BA Undeclared major and find the right area of study:
- Student Registration Assistance Team
Student Registration Assistance Team
The Student Registration Team can help you with:
- general registration assistance
- first-year course selection
- building a conflict free timetable
- Carleton Central navigation, features and support
- providing elective options
- referrals to other campus services
Anne Bowker – Associate Dean (Student Affairs)
One of Anne’s primary responsibilities as Associate Dean is advising BA Undeclared students. Anne’s other responsibilities include overseeing Carleton’s First-Year Seminar program, and meeting high school students interested in attending Carleton. She works with instructors to develop First Year Seminar courses and advises students about how courses fit into their academic program. If you would like to set up a meeting with Anne, please send her an e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Allyson Buchanan-Watson – Student Success Officer
In addition to academic advising, Allyson provides all support services for incoming and first year BA Undeclared students. Allyson’s other responsibilities include overseeing Carleton’s First-Year Seminar program and partnering with academic support service departments to development programs to assist FASS students in achieving success. If you would like to set up a meeting with Allyson, please send her an e-mail: email@example.com
Undergraduate Program Advisors
Undergraduate Program Advisors (Departmental Advisors) are knowledgeable about degree requirements, departmental activities and student life within their particular department, and are available to advise BA Undeclared majors. They are not only well informed of the benefits of pursuing a specific major, but they also have first-hand experience working with faculty, staff and students within a particular field of study, and are uniquely qualified to give advice to students considering a major within their department. Visit the Departmental Advisors webpage to see a full list of all Undergraduate Program Advisors.
If you would like additional help choosing a career path, Career Services can also help. There is a team of Career Counsellors who can discuss career possibilities for different degree programs.
The Career Centre provides resources to students to help them develop the employability skills necessary to compete in today’s job market. Services available include:
A full suite of online resources covering topics such as resume-writing, interviewing, job search tips, etc.;
- A resource centre with computers available for student use to watch workshops and search the myCareer job board;
- One-on-one career counselling, and employment advising;
- Career assessment tools;
- Appointment booking (students may also drop in to the centre 5 days per week);
- Several career fairs held throughout the year; and
- Company information sessions from industry representatives.
- Campus Experience Advice
Student Experience Office (SEO)
The Student Experience Office (SEO) assists students in making a successful transition to university life by offering an array of programs and services designed to engage and connect students with the Carleton and Ottawa community as well as National and International communities. The SEO does this by offering opportunities to get involved in service learning through Carleton Serves, Campus to Community and Alternative Spring Break. It also offers leadership opportunities through the annual SOAR Conference, as well as the Summer and Fall Orientation Coordinator positions. Students who participate in their programming often find a fit between their interests and their academic studies, which provides a framework for their future career goals.