Meet your Student Affairs Office team

The Faculty of Law's Student Affairs Office (SAO) provides information and guidance for all Law students (BCL/JD, LLM, DCL, GC programs).

Contact the SAO if you have questions about: programs, degree requirements, registration, advising, course changes & schedules, procedures for withdrawal, exam schedules & conflicts, deferred & supplemental exams, academic standing, leave of absence or term away, and graduation.

General enquiries may be directed to us by phone at 514-398-6608 or by sao.law [at] mcgill.ca (email). Please include your McGill student ID number when emailing SAO.law [at] mcgill.ca.

We also invite students to leave us anonymous feedback.


Rosalie Jukier, Associate Dean (Academic - Undergraduate) Rosalie Jukier

514-398-6603 or rosalie.jukier [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

  • Administration of the Undergraduate Curriculum and Course Offerings
  • 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
  • All disciplinary matters
  • Administration of the program of studies for advanced-standing and transfer students
  • Approval for adding and dropping courses outside the regular period
  • Academic advising

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


Andrea Bjorklund, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies)           

Andrea Bjorklund514-398-5372 or andrea.bjorklund [at] mcgill.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

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


Nancy Czemmel, Director, Student Life & Learning

514-398-8196 or nancy.czemmel [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

  • Management the Student Affairs Office and Graduate Programs in Law Office.
  • Oversight of academic support programs, as well as curricular and academic matters
  • Health and wellness activities
  • Student accommodations and student advising
  • First-year orientation
  • Experiential learning opportunities
  • Exchange Program and Study Abroad
  • Extensions on deadlines for essays and other in-term work (undergraduate and graduate

Victoria Allin, Student Affairs Coordinator

New Chancellor Day Hall, room 433
514-398-6608 or victoria.allin [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

  • Student enquiries
  • Course schedule
  • E-Submission
  • Registration
  • Course changes
  • Grade submissions

Lianne Barski, Senior Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator

New Chancellor Day Hall, room 433
514-398-6608 or lianne.barski [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

  • General enquiries
  • Course schedule
  • Registration
  • Course changes
  • E-Submission
  • Grade submissions & Grade Reviews
  • Requests for appointments with the Associate Dean (Academic - Undergraduate), and Director, Student Life & Learning.
  • Coordination of Exchange Program and Study Away
  • Letters of Attestation/Proof of Enrollment Letters/Bar Exam Attestations
  • Coordination of course schedule and course offerings
  • Coordination of curriculum changes

Bianca Bourgeois - Sr. Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator (Graduate Studies)

New Chancellor Day Hall, room 406
514-398-6635 or bianca.bourgeois [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

  • General enquiries about graduate studies
  • Admissions
  • Recruitment
  • External Fellowships
  • Communications

Pasqualina Chiarelli, Student Affairs Coordinator (Graduate studies)

Pasqualina ChiarelliNew Chancellor Day Hall, room 406
514-398-5716 or pasqualina.chiarelli [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

  • General enquiries
  • Admissions
  • Registration
  • Research Project

Shrabani Debroy, Local Wellness Advisor

New Chancellor Day Hall, room 435Shrabani Debroy
514-398-3424 or shrabani.debroy [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Make an appointment online

  • Provide wellness outreach and programming for students (part of the Rossy Student Wellness Hub)
  • Increase student awareness of and access to available services
  • Orient and connect students to the appropriate service(s) they need
  • Provide information to staff and faculty on how to better support students

Heleen Loohuis, Local Wellness Advisor (part-time)

Chancellor Day Hall, room 24
514-398-8809 or heleen.loohuis [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Make an appointment online

  • Provide wellness outreach and programming for students (part of the Rossy Student Wellness Hub)
  • Increase student awareness of and access to available services
  • Orient and connect students to the appropriate service(s) they need
  • Provide information to staff and faculty on how to better support students

Heleen is available Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings.


Giosi Rota, Student Advisor

Giosi RotaNew Chancellor Day Hall, room 428
514-398-2226 or giosina.rota [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

  • Student advising & support
  • Registration & Examinations
  • Course Scheduling
  • Graduation & degree audits
  • Prizes & Scholarships
  • Moots

Nabil Saliba, Student Affairs Coordinator

New Chancellor Day Hall, room 433
514-398-6608 or Nabil.Saliba [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

  • General enquiries
  • Course schedule
  • Examination & Invigilation
  • Registration
  • Course changes
  • E-Submission
  • Grade submissions & Grade Reviews

Silvana Solitiero - Sr. Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator (Graduate Studies)

New Chancellor Day Hall, room 406
514-398-6646 or Silvana.Solitiero [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

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

Astrid Tchakmaktchian, Student Advisor (1st & 2nd years, Exchange Program, and Wellness Program)

Astrid TchakmaktchianNew Chancellor Day Hall, room 433
514-398-6608 / 514-398-4400 #00881 or astrid.tchakmaktchian [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

  • Student Advising & Support
  • 1st and 2nd year of the BCL/JD Program  
  • Exchanges and Study Away
  • Majors, Internships, Student Clerkships
  • Academic Success & Wellness Program
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