Office of the Registrar
General Information (2019/2020)
7.3 Associate Vice-President (Academic) Students, Office of

  • Associate Vice-President (Academic) Students
  • Hardy Cox, D., B.S.W. Memorial, M.S.W. Carleton, Ed.D. Maine

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The Associate Vice-President (Academic) Students ((AVP(A) Students) provides leadership to create and maintain integrated, effective pan-university supports for students. The AVP(A) Students also works with the University’s undergraduate and graduate student organizations to ensure the interests of students are represented in University decision-making processes and committee activities.

The following units are included in the AVP(A) Students’ portfolio: Student Life; Student Residences; and the Student Wellness and Counselling Centre.

The AVP(A) Students also oversees the administration of the Student Code of Conduct, which outlines the behaviors which the University considers to be non-academic misconduct offences, and the range of remedies and/or penalties which may be imposed. For more information about the Student Code of Conduct, see

7.3.1 Student Life

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Student Life is dedicated to supporting and encouraging students to connect, engage and belong during their time at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dedicated to student achievement and success, this collection of units on the St. John’s Campus includes: Career Development and Experiential Learning; Glenn Roy Blundon Centre for Students with Disabilities; Student Experience Office; and Student Support and Crisis Management.

7.3.2 Student Residences

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Student Residences provides housing services and resources for students, as well as summer accommodations for students and visitors. Residences located on campus include traditional residence halls (Paton College), suite style (Macpherson College), Burton’s Pond Apartments, and the Signal Hill Campus Graduate Accommodations. Supports and programming for students living in residence are provided through Residence Life.

7.3.3 Student Wellness and Counselling Centre

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Family physicians, nurses, psychologists, counsellors and a psychiatrist are available to provide rapid access interprofessional primary health care and to assist students in taking responsibility for their own health and well-being. Programs and supports include the diagnosis and treatment of physical and psychological illness, support for study skills development, career assessment and counselling, the activation and maintenance of wellness and the promotion of health education. The centre also serves as a training site for advanced students in a number of helping and mental health professions.