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First-Year Academic Advisors

Welcome to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology!

We are thrilled that you are joining the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS), and are confident that you will enjoy the program and our innovative university environment.

The first- year engineering advisor s, Theeben Jegatheesan and Brittany McFarlane, are your main point of contact this year. In future years, you will be assisted by the upper-year advisors of the Academic Advising Team. We are here to assist and to support your success!

The Academic Advising Team will address concerns related to all aspects of student life – academic or personal – as well as:
  • Help you register for your classes .
  • Find you an Engineering Peer Mentor .
  • Explain the important student forms and student policies .
  • Guide you through the  First-Year Engineering Success Program.

Meet your advisors


Theeben Jegatheesan

Theeben Jegatheesan

First Year Engineering Advisor

Office ENG 1027A
905.721.8668 ext. 2475

CLICK here to book an appointment with Theeben!


Jennifer Racine

Jennifer Racine

First Year Engineering Advisor

Office ENG 1027
905.721.8668 ext. 2711




Brittany McFarlane

Academic Advisor (currently on leave)

Office ENG 1027D
905.721.8668 ext. 2711


  Drop-in Hours

Monday         1:30 to 4 p.m.
Tuesday         1:30 to 4 p.m.
Wednesday   1:30 to 12 p.m.
Thuesday      1:30 to 4 p.m.
Friday            1:30 to 4 p.m. 
Saturday       CLOSED
Sunday          CLOSED

**Hours are subject to change without notice.

  please remember

  • We will  only communicate with you using your official UOITnet account ( email address) .
  • Include your  s tudent n umber and  p rogram in your email .
  • Make sure you  regularly check your email address, as this is the official means of communication between students and the university. Vital information is communicated to you through this account, including registration information and details of academic standing.
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