Book an Appointment

Even though COVID-19 is affecting our ability to meet you in person, we will continue to provide support to you remotely. 

International Learning Coordinators will virtual advising conducted via Zoom during regular office hours: 
Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

To sign up for advising appointments: 


Access the appointments module in Atlas, Western’s international experience portal, by logging in to Atlas using your Western username and password.  If you are currently not a registered Western student, please email to request and appointment.


log in


Select the Appointments module, then ‘Request New Appointment’.




Follow the instructions to select an appointment date and time. 

appointment selection 


In the ‘Student Note’ text box, please indicate any additional information you wish to share with our Coordinators prior to your meeting.   When you are ready to book the appointment, click ‘Submit’.


select appointment


You will receive an email confirmation once your appointment request has been received and confirmed by our International Learning Coordinators. A second email from our International Learning Coordinators will follow with details on accessing the Zoom appointment. You will have the option to participate in the appointment by either joining virtually or calling in.


Virtual advising tips:

Logging into Zoom:

To use Zoom you will need to install the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device.
IMPORTANT: Select Sign In with SSO. On the Sign In with SSO screen, enter westernuniversity, then click Continue.


zoom screenshot logging in first step
zoom screen shot logging in second step
  • How to Use Zoom (PDF)
  • Virtual advising relies on a secure, quality wifi connection. Please ensure that you have a good connection prior to your appointment. If not, please use the telephone option to connect.
  • Zoom conferencing by telephone is available in 90+ regions around the world.
    Zoom worldwide telephone numbers
  • If you are in a public setting, you are responsible for the information communicated in your meeting. We highly recommend that you wear headphones to ensure that others surrounding you are not privy to any personal or academic information that may be discussed.

Document submission:  

Any documents that need to be signed by an International Learning Coordinator (such as learning agreements, partner institution forms, etc.) can be submitted electronically to  The documents will be signed and returned electronically within 48 hours (excluding weekends).