Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs


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Welcome To Student Affairs?

  • Iain Sander (Sc’17) has been selected as a 2018 Rhodes Scholar. The Chemical Engineering graduate is the 58th Rhodes Scholar from Queen's.

    Congratulations Iain Sander (Sc'17) 2018 Rhodes Scholar!

    Read more here.

  • Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Benoit-Antoine Bacon, left, and Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs Ann Tierney helped recognize Nixon Academic Leadership Award winners, from second left: Erin Lee, Sam Dobbin, Ejaz Causer, Emily Gervais

    Queen’s Athletics and Recreation honoured the 2016-17 Academic All-Stars at a breakfast reception held? in Grant Hall.

    Read the Gazette article here.

  • Check-In with Queen's welcome talk

    More than 200 first-year families gathered in Toronto to check in with Queen’s representatives about the transition to university life.

    The event is part of the Division of Student Affairs’ outreach to new Queens’ parents, who are partners in supporting their student's adjustment to the demands and challenges of post-secondary education.

    Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs Ann Tierney talked to family members about common issues that some students may be experiencing as they get their first marks back, and as they settle in to their new living and social environment. She spoke about binge drinking and alcohol-related harms - a concern on many campuses - and encouraged families to connect with their students about strategies they can use to keep themselves and their friends safe.?

    The parents then split into groups to hear from faculty representatives.? Staff from several student services were also on hand to answer questions and advise how to best refer their children to campus supports if they need them.
    Queen’s has a parent website and dedicated email for parents, and offers parent sessions as part of Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources, and Residence Move-in Day.

  • Grant Hall under blue sky and leaves changing red

    Are you part of a student-led activity of event that enhance the student experience and enriches the university community?

    Apply for the Student Initiative Fund!

    Are you a leader of a sanctioned student club, team or group that is looking for a way to establish, change or enhance its culture, cohesion and environment through team building activities that are positive, motivating and safe?

    Apply for the Team-Building Fund!

  • Queen's Reads Promo Slide with cover of The Break

    Read The Break for Queen's Reads!?

    17-18 Common Reading Program

    Find out more on?the Queen's Reads webpage.


  • Peer Learning Assistants participate in a training workshop, preparing them to help their fellow students

    Student Academic Success Services (SASS), a department within Student Affairs, runs regular academic skills workshops to ensure both graduate and undergraduate learners are well prepared for their studies at Queen’s.?

    Read the recent Gazette article here.

    Visit SASS' website here.


  • Dining hall staff with an 'ask us' poster

    Do you have a food allergy?or dietary need??

    Queen’s Hospitality Services is dedicated to providing healthy and nutritious food for all campus community members.

    Along with menu items and services for?alternative diets?and?allergies, our team is happy to meet with you to discuss your specific needs.

    Learn about the supports in place for students with severe allergies?

    If you have a food allergy, contact our?Executive Chef for a one-on-one consultation!

    Our new dietician and wellness manager also meets one-on-one with students! Book an appointment now!

  • Campus in the fall

    Resources for Queen's Parents:

    Check? a regular basis for?dates, deadlines and information for parents!

  • Viewing the new study rooms with Indigenous names

    12 new study rooms at Stauffer Library are being given Indigenous names. Read more here.

    Learn more about the Aboriginal Council of Queen's University?and?the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre.

  • Two students look at a cell phone - part of the Who Will You Help awareness campaign

    Learn more?about?the?services and support in place for Queen's?students who experience sexual violence?

    Read Queen's Sexual Violence Policy (December 2016)?

    The Ontario government's?#WhoWillYouHelp?campaign raises awareness about sexual violence and harassment and encourages bystander action. Learn more here.

    ?It’s Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment.

  • Architect's rendering of the Innovation and Wellness Centre

    Queen's Innovation and Wellness Centre - Construction has begun!

    The building will blend academic, recreational and other student life activities, and will emphasize?the important relationships that connect mental health, physical well-being and academic success.

    Services will include: Student Wellness Services, the Queen's University International Centre (QUIC), the Chaplaincy and many more! Read more here.

  • Historic Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex, England.

    Are you going to the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) for your first-year?

    Read about it in the Gazette here.

    BISC website

  • Campus Tour Guides

    Book a Campus Tour!

    Campus tour guides are often the first university representative prospective students and their families meet.

    Recently, the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office brought the 67 student guides together for extensive training to prepare them for this important role.

    Read the Gazette story!


Message from Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs Ann Tierney

Ann Tierney Welcome to the Division of Student Affairs. In partnership with faculties, student governments and colleagues across the university, Student Affairs offers a range of diverse high quality programs and services designed to enhance your university experience from your first point of contact with Queen’s through to graduation.

The departments that make up Student Affairs can help you make your time here as rewarding as possible. If you experience any difficulty, we are here to help. Please reach out to get the assistance you need. Whether you’re looking for academic, emotional, social, cultural, spiritual, physical or career-related support, we encourage you to take advantage of all that Queen’s has to offer.? We are all about helping you succeed!

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