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Contact Us

Mission Statement

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS) is dedicated to service excellence in all of its activities, partnering with departments to: maintain academic standards and the integrity of the graduate programs; attract and admit high quality students and assist graduate students with the successful completion of their academic studies.


The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS) is located on the 3rd floor of the University Centre South (come up the elevators by the bus loop entrance).

OGPS Summer Hours

Monday to Thursday, 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Friday: closed

General Reception

Tel: (519) 824-4120 Please contact extension 56833.


General Inquiries:

Admissions Application Inquiries:

Thesis Inquiries:

Scholarships Inquiries:

Postdoctoral Inquiries:

Graduation & Convocation Inquiries: (Enrolment Services Office)

Student Records Inquiries: 

College of Arts:

Gordon S. Lang School of Business & Economics:

College of Engineering & Physical Sciences:

College of Social & Applied Human Sciences:

College of Biological Sciences:

Ontario Agricultural College:

Ontario Veterinary College:


OGPS Staff Directory

Name Title Contact
TBD Graduate Service Assistant Ext. 53446,
Karen Whylie Marketing & Digital Content Coordinator Ext. 52449,
Kaite Brown Graduate Admission Specialist (CEPS, CSAHS, LANG) Ext. 56737,
Cathy Fairchild Graduate Admission Specialist (CBS, COA, OAC, OVC) Ext. 56739,
Tavia Kiwanuka-Quinlan
(Callie Morris on leave)
Graduate Records Officer (CBS, CEPS, CSAHS) Ext. 53892,
Angie Keller Graduate Records Officer (COA, LANG, OAC, OVC) Ext. 54872,
Jillian Cockwell Awards Officer Ext. 53481,
Kathryn Adamson Awards Officer Ext. 53414,
Pauline Hudson Manager, Graduate Admission  Ext. 56198,
Petrina Hammond Manager, Graduate Student Records & Progression Ext. 56734, 
Nadia Timperio Associate Director, Graduate Programs and Strategic Initiatives Ext. 53514,
Alexander Zaleznik   Systems Coordinator Ext. 54658, 
Nathaniel Knopp Director, Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies Ext. 58277,
Ben Bradshaw Assistant VP, Graduate Studies Ext. 58460,
TBD Administrative Academic Assistant to the AVP, Graduate Studies Ext. 56735,
Karl Cottenie Associate Dean, Graduate Studies Ext. 52554,