Posted on September 7, 2011 by Tia Lalani

These services are designed to help students overcome barriers, deal with the challenges of university life and maximize their educational experiences.

Student and Residence Services provides a range of services designed to help students overcome barriers, deal with the challenges of university life and maximize their educational experiences.

Each service has a distinct focus to serve varied needs and interests. We offer a variety of workshops, information sessions, and in-person consultations.

Important Student and Residence Services Information

Aboriginal Students Office
Petra Cegielny, Aboriginal Student Advisor
F213, Faith and Life Centre
Phone: 780.679.1562

  • Provides a variety of supports, services and information to prospective and current First Nation, Métis and Inuit students in order to encourage Aboriginal student participation and success at Augustana.
  • Organizes Aboriginal student gatherings, Aboriginal student mentors, volunteer opportunities, guest speakers, workshops, the Eagle Feather Ceremony and provides access to cultural celebrations and Elder services.
  • Provides study and exam strategies to all Augustana students.

Academic Support (Writing Centre)
Craig Peterson, Writing Centre Coordinator
F210, Faith and Life Centre Phone: 780.679.1656

  • Offers a variety of workshops on specific writing topics.
  • Offers one-on-one consultations with a tutor.

Campus Chaplaincy
Rev. Craig Wentland, Campus Chaplain
F219, Faith and Life Centre
Phone: 780.679.1535
Robyn Simpson Mohr, Assistant for Chaplaincy
F216, Faith and Life Centre
Phone: 780.679.1536

  • Organizes worship, discussion groups, public presentations, social occasions, retreats and volunteer opportunities to bring together faith, life and the University.
  • Provides emotional, spiritual and relational direction and counsel.

Centre for Personal Counseling
Dawn Kilarski, University Counselor F024, Faith and Life Centre Phone: 780.679.1512
Barry Vall, University Counselor F023, Faith and Life Centre Phone: 780.679.1511

  • Provides professional counseling to students who may be experiencing personal, academic or career concerns.
  • Offers workshops and support groups.

Emergency Financial Aid
Corinne Williams, Student Services Coordinator
F215, Faith and Life Centre
Phone: 679.1639

  • Assists students with Emergency Student Loans and Bursaries, Supplementary Bursaries, and Access Fund Bursaries.

Human Rights
Nancy Goebel, Human Rights Advisor 1-106, Library Phone: 780.679.1189
Barry Vall, Human Rights Advisor F023, Faith and Life Centre Phone: 780.679.1511

  • Provide advice, support and informal resolution of complaints to students and other members of the University community.

International Student Support
Corinne Williams, Student Services Coordinator
F215, Faith and Life Centre
Phone: 679.1639

  • Assists international students with off-campus work permits, study permit renewals, visa renewals, and Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan coverage.
  • Assists visiting international students with University of Alberta Health Insurance Plan (UAHIP) coverage.
  • Organizes international student gatherings, international student mentors, and workshops.
  • Provides information, advice and support to international students.
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Mark Chytracek
Director, Student and Residence Services
F217, Faith and Life Centre
Phone: 780.679.1181

  • Offers information, advice and support to students, faculty and staff as they deal with academic, discipline, interpersonal and financial issues related to student programs.

Residence Services
Robert Ford
Supervisor, Residence and Conference Services
H144, Hoyme Hall
Phone: 780.679.1546
Angela Chappell
Residence Coordinator
W160 West Hall
Phone: 679.1113

  • Provides student housing in a living and learning environment.
  • Offers programming and support for students living in residence.

Specialized Support and Disability Services
Linda Ruiter
Student Advisor/Academic Strategist for Specialized Support and Disability Services
F214, Faith and Life Centre
Phone: 679.1649

  • Serves prospective and current students whose disabilities involve conditions affecting mobility, hearing, learning, and physical or mental health.
  • Students (and staff) who have disabilities are encouraged to seek out the Specialized Support and Disability Services office for disability related accommodations, including exam accommodations.

Student and Residence Services Office
Jo-Anna Larsen
Administrative Assistant, Student Services
F220, Faith and Life Centre
Phone: 679.1163

  • Coordinates lost and found, residence mail, telephone and internet services.
  • Manages Parking Services.
  • Manages room bookings in Eventus.

All the best for the Fall 2011 Academic Term!


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