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The Law Student Affairs Office

The Law SAO provides information and guidance for both graduate and undergraduate students on the following: programs, degree requirements, registration, advising, course changes & schedules, procedures for withdrawal, exam schedules & conflicts, deferred & supplemental exams, rereads, academic standing, leave of absence or term away, and graduation.

General enquires may be directed to the Student Affairs Office by phone at 514-398-6608, sao [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email), or fax at 514 398-3235.

Jaye Ellis, Associate Dean (Academic - Undergraduate)

Jaye Ellis

514-398-6603 or adeanacademic [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

  • Admission to the Honours program
  • Approval of term essays, one-credit add-ons, note projects, senior essays, group assistants, tutorial leaders
  • Adding courses to the basket of Majors
  • Approval of student applications for leaves of absence, part-time status, or withdrawal
  • All disciplinary matters
  • Administration of the program of studies for advanced-standing, equivalence and special students
  • Approval for adding and dropping courses outside the regular period
  • Approval for deferral of exams
  • Academic advising

Requests for appointments with the Associate Dean should be directed to sao [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca (the SAO) .

Angela Campbell, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies)

Angela Campbell514-398-6635 or angela [dot] campbell [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

  • Administration of Graduate Programs
  • Approval for adding and dropping courses outside the regular period
  • Approval for deferral of exams
  • Evaluation of graduate students
  • Supervision of graduate students
  • Academic advising
  • Extensions on deadlines for essays and other in-term work

Requests for appointments with the Associate Dean should be directed to Pasqualina [dot] Chiarelli [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Lina Chiarelli) .

Nancy Czemmel, Director, Student Life & Learning

Nancy Czemmel

514-398-2226 or nancy [dot] czemmel [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

  • Academic advising and wellness support to undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty of Law.
  • Provide information about undergraduate and graduate Law program requirements.
  • Administration of the exchange program.
  • Administration of the majors, minors and joint programs.
  • Administration of exam and assignment deferrals, extensions and accommodation requests.
  • Administration of course scheduling, registration, exams, grades, prizes and scholarships, graduation and transfer credits.
  • Oversees first year Orientation and Student Life & Learning activities.

Lianne Barski, Senior Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator
(CURRENTLY ON LEAVE)

Natalie Boudreau, Student Affairs Coordinator
(CURRENTLY ON LEAVE)

Patrick Ritchie, Interim Senior Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator

514-398-6608 or sao [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

  • Student enquiries
  • Requests for appointments with the Associate Dean (Academic - Undergraduate), the Assistant Dean (Student Life and Learning), or with the Student Affairs Officer
  • Coordination of Exchange Program
  • Letters of Attestation / Proof of Enrollment Letters
  • Coordinationof course schedule

Jessica Gelinas, Interim Student Affairs Coordinator

Jessica Gelinas

514-398-7435 or sao [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

  • General enquiries
  • First Year Registration
  • E-Submission
  • Student Clerkships
  • Competitive Moots
  • Examinations
  • Grade Submissions>
  • Prizes and Scholarships

Pasqualina Chiarelli, Student Affairs Coordinator (Graduate studies)

Pasqualina Chiarelli

New Chancellor Day Hall, room 406

514-398-5716 or pasqualina [dot] chiarelli [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

  • General enquiries
  • Admissions
  • Registration
  • Research Project

Jane Donga, Student Affairs Coordinator

Jane Donga

514-398-6608

514-398-4400 #00881 or jane [dot] donga [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

  • General enquiries
  • Course timetable
  • Examination information
  • Registration
  • Course changes
  • Grade submissions

Nozomi Kanekatsu - Sr. Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator (Graduate Studies)

Nozomi Kanekatsu

New Chancellor Day Hall, room 406

514-398-6646 or Nozomi [dot] Kanekatsu [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

  • General enquiries
  • Admissions
  • Financial support
  • Registration
  • Thesis
  • Graduation
  • Letters of Attestation

Vanessa Morelli, Student Affairs Consultant

New Chancellor Day Hall, room 426

514-398-5597 or vanessa [dot] morelli [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

  • Student advising & support (undergrad and graduate)
  • Alumni Mentorship Project
  • Peer Advising Project
  • First-Year Student Life & Learning series
  • Degree audit