Dean of Science

Office of The Dean of Science

This website contains information and forms for students, staff, and faculty in the Faculty of Science at St. Francis Xavier University. The links on this webpage can be used to navigate the contents. Should you find any broken links or outdated information or forms, please let us know.


Faculty and Teaching Staff Request Form


Applied Forensic Psychology Checklist


James Chair Terms of Reference


Important Update: Students are no longer required to provide doctor's notes to the Dean's office to report class absences. It is the student's responsibility to notify their professor or instructor in the event of a class absence. Doctor's notes are, however, required if a student misses a Christmas exam or a final exam.

  • If you would like to take courses at another university for transfer back to your StFX degree, please fill in the Letter of Permission found in mesAMIS;
  • If you would like to make an appointment for Academic Advising, please email @email and one of our Advising staff will be happy to help;
  • If you would like to make an appointment to speak to the Dean, please email the assistant to the Dean, Sheila MacMillan, to arrange a time;
  • Letter of Permission, Withdrawals, and other student services: mesAMIS information and services are now available on myData (accessible through, Banner Self Service and the Registrar’s Office Services Portal.

Office of the Dean of Science:

Dr. Joe Apaloo
Dean, Faculty of Science 
Nicholson Tower 306

Sheila MacMillan
Administrative Assistant to the Dean
Nicholson Tower 308

Dr. Cathy MacDonald
Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs 
Nicholson Tower 320

Rita Myatt
Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs
Nicholson Tower 316

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