News & Important Updates

  • Winter 20 Deferred Final Exams take place June 8 to 12, 2020. Students who are ill, or have other valid grounds to request an extension on a Deferred Final Exam or a Deferred Condition, should follow the intructions posted on our Deferred Privileges page.

  • In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, OVC has provided an important update on how 'pass/fail' credits will impact future applications.

  • Please refer to the University of Guelph COVID-19 Update Information page.

  • Due to the operational instructions provided by the University on March 16th, the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre will be closed to all in-person activities until further notice. Front Desk staff and Program Counsellors will still be available to answer questions by email or on-line chat.

The B.Sc. Degree Program

Summerlee Science Complex Atrium

The Bachelor of Science is offered as a four-year Honours degree (BSCH) or a three-year General (BSCG) degree. There are currently 27 different majors to choose from in the Honours Bachelor of Science program according to the 2020/21 Undergraduate Calendar, normally completed over a minimum of eight academic semesters. The General program is normally completed over a minimum of six semesters of study, with no specific majors or minors.

B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre


Room 1329, Summerlee Science Complex

Hours of Operation:

Due to COVID-19, our office is closed to all in-person activities until further notice. Please see our News & Important Updates section on this page for further information.

Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM to Noon, 1:15 to 4:30 PM
(please note that we are closed over lunch)

Our office will not open until 10:00 AM on the third Thursday of every month

To book an appointment, please call our front desk:

Telephone: 519-824-4120 Ext. 53788

Fax: 519-767-2044, email:

A limited number of drop-in appointments are available with a Program Counsellor most weekdays from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. Please check with our front desk for availability.