Contact

The Grad student General Office is open from 10:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Thursday and 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on Fridays

Main Office Contact

Phone

(250) 472-4543

Fax

(250) 721-6137

Email

gssoffice[at]uvic.ca

Grad House Reservations

please reserve using our form.

Location

Room 102, Halpern Centre for Graduate Students, University of Victoria

Courier Address

UVic GSS, Room 102 Halpern Centre,
3800 Finnerty Rd (Ring Road), Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2

Mailing Address

UVic GSS, Room 102 Halpern Centre,
Box 1700 Stn CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2

Social Media

  

To visit and “Like” the GSS Facebook page, see here. 

To watch us Tweet, see here. 

Grad House Restaurant’s Facebook page is available here.
 
 
 

Board Members & Staff

CHAIR

Arash Isapour

  •  gsschair[at]uvic.ca

The Chair acts as the official spokesperson of the Society.The chair is the primary liaison between the Society and the University administration and external political bodies. Internally, the chair chairs the Executive Council and the Graduate Representative Council.

DIRECTOR OF STUDENT AFFAIRS

Esmaeil Rahimi

  • gssaff[at]uvic.ca

The Director of Student Affairs acts as primary liaison between the Society and other student unions and student organizations, including the UVic Undergraduate Students’ Society. The director chairs the Orientation Committee, helps organize special events, and advocates for graduate students.

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Kelly Clark

  • gssdcomm[at]uvic.ca

The Director of Communications publicizes and promotes GSS activities and acts as Editor in Chief for the Unacknowledged Source and all GSS publications.

DIRECTOR OF SERVICES

Mahsa Mahtab

  • gssserv[at]uvic.ca

The Director of Services is responsible for planning GSS-sponsored activities and acts as a liaison with student groups. The Director also sits on the Orientation Committee and the Clubs’ Council.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Carla Osborne

  • gssfinan[at]uvic.ca

The Director of Finance works with the Executive Director and the Finance Committee to prepare the annual budget for the Society and to ensure the financial health of the GSS. They assist in day-to-day operations, review all Society contracts, and sign the cheques.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Stacy Chappel

  • phone: 250-472-5163 
  • email: gssmgr[at]uvic.ca

The Executive Director works with the Executive Council, Society staff and the general membership to ensure the smooth operation of the Society. The Executive Director works closely with the board to manage Society finances, set strategic goals, keep society records, set administrative protocol, and support students.

OPERATIONS AND SERVICES MANAGER

Mike Ronning

  • Phone: (250) 472-5597
  •  gssops[at]uvic.ca

The Operations and Services Manager works with the Executive Director and Society staff to ensure the restaurant and services of the society are well managed. The Operations and Services Manager manages the restaurant and catering policies, capital and renovations for the building, and manages student services (such as Upass sales).

HEALTH AND DENTAL PLAN COORDINATOR

Joëlle Alice Michaud-Ouellet

  • Phone: 250-721-8816
  • gsoc[at]uvic.ca
  • (Working days: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays) 

The Health and Dental Plan Coordinator negotiates and administers the Society’s Extended Health & Dental Plans.

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Neil Barney

  • Phone: 250-472-4543
  • gss3[at]uvic.ca

The Events Coordinator works with the Events Committee to organize social and academic events for graduate students and their families.

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