Service Info

GSS offers members the service of 'Student Advocacy', which means providing direct and meaningful assistance to students for academic and non-academic University-related problems.

Generally, this service is for those students asking themselves questions like follows:

  • I feel like I am being treated unfairly!
  • I feel like no one is listening to me!
  • I’d like to talk about my problem with someone before I do anything else.
  • I don’t know which way to turn!
  • All I get is the run around!
  • How will I ever get this mess sorted out?
  • I just don’t know where to start!

Advocacy Scope

The dedicated GSS student advocate is responsible for:

  • maintaining a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of University processes and policies;
  • maintaining contacts within various departments; and
  • knowing where to find an how to leverage resources and tools to ensure students obtain appropriate guidance and fair due process for issues.
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