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;
Centre for International Experience
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.
Dedicated to student experience and success, the division of Student Life Programs & Services on the St. George Campus provides the support, opportunities, and infrastructure students need to reach their full potential. The division is comprised of 12 student-facing units that provide programs, services and resources with various tri-campus relationships and responsibilities (see a listing of these offices below); Hart House, the campus’s hub of contemporary culture and recreation; and central team of program, communications, and information technology professionals who pull it all together.
Hart House has been recognized as the centre for the re-imagination and reinvention of the undergraduate student experience at the University of Toronto. It’s a place that welcomes both campus and community to explore cultural, intellectual and recreational activities. Aside from a wide array of events, lectures, live music and performances, Hart House offers classes for every interest from filmmaking and acting to archery and dance.
Commissioned in 1911 by Vincent Massey, Hart House was completed in 1919 and gifted to the University of Toronto as a gathering place for students. Learn more about Hart House History. Learn more about Hart House history.
Please note that above description is taken from the ‘About Us’ section of the Hart House website.
General Contact Information
Hart House, University of Toronto
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, ON M5S 3H3
Main desk: Tel: 416.978.2452 Email: email@example.com
In response to the increasing demand in all academic disciplines for world-wide collaboration and communication, the Centre for International Experience (CIE) seeks to provide U of T students with international and Canadian exchange opportunities, to help students gain a better understanding of the cultures, values, and lifestyles found across borders. Our exchange programs offer students a variety of opportunities to study at our partner institutions, through which students will be better equipped to function personally and professionally in the growing global culture in which we live.
General Contact Information
33 St. George St
Canada M5S 2E3
Chaired by the Vice-Provost, Students, the Forum on Student Experience was established in 2006 as a forum for discussion and exchange among people directly involved in delivering academic programs and those working in student life. The Forum mission is to develop ways to enhance and improve the student experience at U of T.
This membership is comprised of tri-campus student services leadership, including Deans of Students, Registrars, and various administrative, and academic staff members.
For more information on this committee, please contact: Jessie Metcalfe
Assistant Director, Office of the Vice-Provost, Students firstname.lastname@example.org
The Council of First-Entry Deans, established in 2006, brings together Deans from Arts and Science, Engineering, Kinesiology and Physical Education, Music, UTM and UTSC to discuss issues of mutual interest and concern. It also serves to develop coherent approaches to issues such as undergraduate degree expectations, enrolment planning, recruitment and assessment of student experience.
Under the leadership of the Provostial Advisor, Recruitment, Enrolment, and Educational Space & Technology, with support from the Vice-Provost, Students, this committee’s membership is comprised of academic deans of all first-entry divisions at the University of Toronto.
For more information on this committee, please contact: Agnieszka Mroz
Executive Assistant to Provostial Advisor, Recruitment, Enrolment, and Educational Space & Technology email@example.com
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