- To interact with the University as a whole and its various levels of governance (e.g., student leadership, administrative offices, the Ombudsperson for Students, Senate and committees, central administrative officers) to assure and enhance the quality of student life.
- To oversee the development and administration of the Charter of Student Rights and Responsibilities and the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures, all other components of the Handbook of Student Rights and Responsibilities as they apply to students, and their equitable application throughout the University, and, in general, to uphold the University’s commitment to academic integrity and the conduct of its work in the spirit of a community of learners.
- To work collaboratively with other areas of the University to further develop academic advising, mentoring and Aboriginal Affairs.
- To advise and represent the University in the area of external awards and recognition for students (e.g., Forces Avenir and the selection of Rhodes nominees) and interaction with external honour societies.
- To serve as the main contact in matters of student well-being, worrisome student behaviour and emergencies or crises involving McGill students, to offer support, and to follow-up and liaise with students, relevant departments, services, residences, administration and third parties, including families.