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What is a Student Support Team (SST)? 

A Student Support Team (SST) is a small group of University staff and faculty brought together by the Vice-Provost, Students to provide advice and guidance around supports, resources, and the shaping the terms and conditions to the specific student who is on a Leave. An SST is established if the Vice-Provost, Students decides to take initial steps under the Policy following a request from a Division Head. Membership of the SST might include representatives from the student’s divisional registrar’s office, academic program office, equity officers, accessibility advisors., etc. Privacy and confidentiality of the student’s personal information and status on Leave is maintained strictly within the SST members is and only shared for the purposes of implementing the Policy, except in very rare situations and in accordance with laws dealing with the protection of privacy.