Arts, Science, BA/BEd. Integrated, Phys Ed.

Please complete Steps 1 to 4 (below) in order to book and confirm your advising appointment.  

Please note that this process is available to students who are starting courses in January 2022. Students who have been admitted for the 2022/23 Academic Year should not complete this tutorial or seek academic advising until Spring 2022. Thank you.

Step 1: Claim your student ID and register with Moodle

  1. If you have not already done so, please Claim Your ID. Remember/record your username and password because you will use them to log into important student portals.  If you experience difficulties with this process please contact the IT Helpdesk at 204-571-8500 or helpdesk@brandonu.ca.
  2. Go to Moodle at http://moodle.brandonu.ca/ (Open this link in a new tab or window so you can continue following these instructions here.)
  3. Login to Moodle using your Brandon University username and password that you claimed. (eg. SMITHTA18), next
  4. Click on the “New Student Advising” link under “Main Menu” on the left side of the webpage, next
  5. Enter the enrolment key, which isnewbustudent” and click “Enrol Me” once you have entered the key.

It is important for you to learn how to navigate Moodle as it is used by Brandon University professors and lab instructors to share resources, course content, and grades.

Step 2: Completed the New Student Advising Tutorial in Moodle

Time to completion: ~1 hour

Once you are registered in the New Student Advising Moodle tutorial, you must watch the following 5 videos:

  1. Parts of a Degree
  2. Rules of a Degree
  3. Advising Resources
  4. Planning an Academic Year
  5. How to Use the Online Registration System

These videos provide valuable information that will help you prepare for your advising appointment. 

Step 3: Book your advising appointment

All new students must complete Steps 1 to 4 to book and confirm your advising appointment.

Schedule a New to BU Advising Appointment


Step 4: Appointment preparation

Students should be prepared to make decisions regarding choice of potential major(s), minor(s), and courses for the upcoming academic year. If you are exploring different options, that’s great! Remember to let your advisor know that you are exploring different options and you would like to take courses from a few different subject areas. We will consult the Course Registration Guides, Current Academic Calendar, and Arts/Science Slot Schedule in order to effectively schedule an academic year.