For UBC Students

Student Services

Access and Diversity

Access and Diversity provides support and program initiatives designed to remove barriers for students with a disability or ongoing medical condition. They provide support for students with a disability or ongoing medical condition including academic accommodations, exam accommodations, financial support and assistance.

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Counselling Services

Speaking with a counsellor can help clarify concerns or situations and open up new ways of dealing with them. Counselling Services offers a variety of services that can help you manage mental health concerns and have the best university experience possible.

  • Tel: 604.822.3811
  • Fax: 604.822.4957

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Wellness Centre

The Wellness Centre is staffed by trained student volunteers who have a passion for mental and physical health promotion.

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Student Health Services

Student Health Services includes a broad range of supportive services, including individual medical care services, psychiatric support, and documenting illness/disability for academic concession.

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The AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC)

SASC is a resource for students at UBC, and is run through the AMS: it is a supportive and advocacy resource for students specific to sexual assault.  It runs many programs, and is a wonderful, confidential resource that can assist with information about on- and off-campus resources, engages in education and collaboration related to sexual assault, and a number of other initiatives including crisis and short-term emotional support, support groups, advocacy, Creating Healthier Masculinities Program and the Volunteer Program.

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Advocacy

Graduate Students Advocacy

The Advocacy Coordinators at the GSS are graduate students who provide confidential assistance to any graduate student experiencing difficulties with their supervisors, advisors, program, faculty or the University. They ensure your concerns are heard and that you are treated fairly. The office also provides students with information about their rights and responsibilities, and works with students to help resolve disputes.

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AMS Advocacy Office

The AMS Advocacy Office exclusively does pro-student guidance and representation. They’ll help you out if you’re having any kind of formal conflict with the university. Most commonly, students looking to resolve academic disputes, appeal student fees, or navigate a discipline case, will seek guidance and assistance from the Advocacy Office.

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AMS Ombuds Office

The AMS Ombuds Office is an independent, impartial body for conflict resolution and confidential service. If you’re not sure how to approach a problem you’re having with the AMS, the AMS Ombudsperson can help you.

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Office of the Ombudsperson for Students

The Office of the Ombudsperson for Students works with UBC community members to ensure students are treated fairly and can learn, work and live in a fair, equitable and respectful environment. Reporting directly to the President, the office is an independent, impartial and confidential resource for students at UBC, jointly funded by the AMS, GSS and UBC.

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Inclusive Campus Resources

Safety and Protection