The Associate Vice-President, Students is responsible for advancing OCAD University’s commitment to student engagement and empowerment, and student success. Working collaboratively to ensure the incorporation of student issues into strategic planning and decision-making across the University, the AVP Students is responsible for establishing and overseeing an integrated student affairs function to include the offices of: Admissions & Recruitment; Campus Life; Career Development + Experiential Learning; International Student Services; the Centre for Students with Disabilities; Financial Aid & Awards; the Health & Wellness Centre; and the Office of the Registrar.

The Office of the Associate Vice-President, Students is the primary point of contact for concerns arising from OCAD University’s  Non-academic Misconduct Policy and complaints arising out of any of the offices within the Student Affairs portfolio.

The AVP Students is a member of the Ontario Committee on Student Affairs (an affiliate of the Council of Ontario Universities) and the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services.

Contact the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Students

Office Location: 115 McCaul St., 3rd Floor

Deanne Fisher <>
Associate Vice-President, Students
416-977-6000, Ext. 2850

Laura Penny <>
Assistant to the AVP Students
416-977-6000, Ext.2929

Sarah Mulholland <>
Social Media Officer (joint report to the AVP University Relations)
416-977-6000, Ext.327