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About OVPS

Office of the Vice-Provost, Students

Under the direction of Professor Sandy Welsh, the Office of the Vice-Provost, Students (OVPS) has responsibility for non-academic policies and procedures affecting students and student organizations across the three campuses. The mandate of the Vice-Provost, Students is to ensure that university-wide programs and services are available in order for the academic divisions to deliver a meaningful and rich student experience.

The Vice-Provost oversees the operation and administration of:

  • Student Services and Programs
  • Hart House
  • Centre for International Experience
  • Access Strategy & Partnerships
  • Tri-campus art collection and policy

The directors of these offices report to the Vice-Provost, Students. The Vice-Provost also serves as the senior assessor and a voting member of the University Affairs Board — one of the Boards of the University of Toronto governing structure.

On these pages, you will find policies, guidelines, and other resources to support and inform you.
Need to contact us? Find the staff member to help you in the OVPS staff directory.

Key Portfolios

Councils & Committees

General Inquiry & Mailing Address

Office of the Vice-Provost, Students
University of Toronto
27 King’s College Circle, Room 221
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A1


Phone: 416-978-3870
Fax: 416-946-0678