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Notice of service changes

Service changes

For the safety of our students and staff, in-person advising has been temporarily suspended. We offer advising services by phone, Zoom meeting, and email. Please see our advising schedules below for details.

Office closures

Program Advising will be closed on Thursday morning, September 24th for a staff meeting.

On Wednesday morning, October 07, full-time program telephone services will be unavailable until 10:30 am.

If your program of choice is full and closed, we encourage you to contact Program Advising for further guidance. We may be able to recommend other programs that still have seats available, or the option of Part-time Studies. We can also discuss how to prepare or strengthen your application for the next intake.

Program advising is for academic advising only. Any queries regarding study or work permits should be directed to the International Student Centre.

Telephone advising

Phone Program Advising for the fastest service. If you have a time-sensitive question, we encourage you to call us.

Full-time studies (effective September 08 to September 25, 2020):

Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Full-time studies (effective September 28 to December 30, 2020):

Monday and Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Call Student Information and Enrolment Services at 604-434-1610 or toll-free at 1-866-434-1610 (Canada and United States only). Select options 1, 1, and 2 and ask the representative to speak to a program advisor.

Part-time Studies:

Available Monday to Friday

Call Student Information and Enrolment Services at 604-434-1610 or toll-free at 1-866-434-1610 (Canada and United States only), select options 1, 2, and 1. Leave a message with the representative to have a program advisor return your call.

Zoom advising by appointment

Appointments are available Monday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Email to request a Zoom meeting. In your email, please indicate:

  • Your program of interest
  • Whether your program is full- or part-time
  • Your preferred date and time for the meeting

We will respond with a Zoom meeting appointment within 1-2 business days.

Email advising

Send an email inquiry to with the BCIT program or course name in the subject line. Due to the high volume of emails, it may take up to five business days for a response.