Business Programs Advising & Student Support

Business Programs Advisor - Faculty of Management (FOM)

Sharon Kelly
Phone: 250.619.9289
Location: Building 250, Room 446

Students can self-book an appointment to see Sharon through the Work-Integrated Learning portal. 

Instructions on how to book an appointment with Sharon.

If this is the first time booking an appointment with Sharon, be sure to read the instructions first

  • Please note:  booked appointments are all 30 minute phone or Zoom appointments.  There are no booked appointments available on Tuesdays.
  • TUESDAYS ONLY (from August 15 – May 15 annually):  15 minute DROP-IN appointments are available in person, on a first-come, first-served basis every Tuesday from 1:00 - 4:00 PM in Building 250, Room 446.

The Undergraduate Business Programs Advisor provides advising for student in the Bachelor of Business Administration, and is the Program Advisor for the BBA embedded Business Administration Diploma, and the Certificate in Business Management Program.

If you are a student in one of the above programs you may seek support and guidance to:

  • Help you learn how to use the Goal Planning System (GPS) to monitor your degree progress.
  • Discuss questions related to which BBA majors you can pursue, course options and requirements for each.
  • Discuss your courses choices.
  • BBA students nearing completion of their 1st and 2nd year requirements and ready to declare their major meet with Sharon prior to the next set of course registrations to get “goal coded” and access to reserve seats.
  • Talk through details regarding the BBA Course Matrix.
  • Learn about elective requirements and make choices.
  • Discuss how your transfer credits apply to your credential.
  • Learn how credits earned in an international exchange can apply to your program.
  • Answer questions concerning Senior Project and Internship.
  • Provide graduation information.
  • Graduating students who are making final plans to complete the Certificate in Business Management, the Diploma in Business Administration, or the BBA Degree should email Sharon Kelly to ensure that all their requirements for their credential have been met.
  • Discuss needs and issues and refer you to other resources at VIU as indicated.