Who is my Advisor?

Who is my advisor?

All students at Mount Royal University have access to Academic Advising.  Below is a list of program advising contacts. 

For students in Open Studies and University Entrance Option your advising contact is Academic Advising Services. We also advise all MRU students who want to move from one program into another. To make an appointment with an advisor from Academic Advising Services, please call 403.440.6222.            

New students to the Faculty of Arts can find assistance on the Arts Academic Advising webpage. 
Advising questions can be directed to artsadvising@mtroyal.ca or 403-440-8585 or students may contact their major/program advising listed below beginning in their first September through to convocation.

Program Advisor Email
Bachelor of Arts (new students) Rachel Doe artsadvising@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Interior Design Rachel Doe
Paula Dozois


Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice Leann Acheson lacheson@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology  Mary-Lee Mulholland anthadvising@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Arts: English Sharon Smulders
(students' surname A-N)
Kenna Olsen
(students' surname O-Z)
Cliff Werier
(English Honours majors)




Bachelor of Arts: History Joe Anderson jlanderson@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Arts: Policy Studies Lori Williams lwilliams@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology Naomi Grant
(students' surname A-Lh)
Cass Foursha-Stevenson
(students' surname Li-Z)



Bachelor of Arts: Sociology Tom Buchanan  slgyadvising@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Arts: Spanish Maria Teresa Grillo Arbulu mgrilloarbulu@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Arts: Undeclared Rachel Doe artsadvising@mtroyal.ca

Bissett School of Business students can find assistance on the Bissett School of Business Advising webpage. Major/concentration planning pages are available here.


Bachelor of Business Administration and CertificatesCarmen O'Callaghan
Heather Ansari
Aviation DiplomaDeanna Wiebedwiebe@mtroyal.ca

Program Advisor Email
Bachelor of Communication: Information Design Alyssa Ficaccio commadvising@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Communication: Journalism Alyssa Ficaccio commadvising@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Communication: Public Relations Alyssa Ficaccio commadvising@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Communication: Broadcast Media Studies Alyssa Ficaccio commadvising@mtroyal.ca


Bachelor of Child Studies: Child and Youth Care Counsellor, Early Learning and Child Care Angie Smith asmith@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Education - Elementary Emilie Ahrens eahrens@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Health and Physical Education: Athletic Therapy, Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership, Physical Literacy, Sport and Recreation Management Lindsey Wynder physedinfo@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Midwifery Lauren Denney ldenney@mtroyal.ca
Bachelor of Nursing Jill Yaeck
Laura Camelo Garcia
Bridge to Canadian Nursing Leslie Runciman lruncimansmith@mtroyal.ca
Diploma: Social Work Gina Adams gadams@mtroyal.ca
Certificate: ACCN - Critical Care Heather McLellan hmclellan@mtroyal.ca
Certificate: ACCN - Emergency Heather McLellan hmclellan@mtroyal.ca
Certificate: Athletic Therapy Lindsey Wynder athletic.therapy@mtroyal.ca
Program Advisor Email
Bachelor of Science – All majors Chelsey Schafer
Cheryl Melatdoost
Bachelor of Computer Information Systems Shoba Ittyipe sittyipe@mtroyal.ca
University Transfer: Bachelor of Science - Computer Science Paul Pospisil ppospisil@mtroyal.ca
Certificate: Environmental Science Gwen O'Sullivan gosullivan@mtroyal.ca
Program Advisor Email
Open Studies Academic Advising Services advising@mtroyal.ca
University Entrance Option Academic Advising Services advising@mtroyal.ca
Switching to another program at Mount Royal Academic Advising Services advising@mtroyal.ca
Program Advisor Email
Massage Therapy Katelyn Gillies massage@mtroyal.ca
Personal Fitness Trainer Katelyn Gillies pft@mtroyal.ca
Funeral Service Katelyn Gillies fde@mtroyal.ca