AMS Nest 3118
|Mondays – 10am-2pm
Tuesdays – 10am-1:30pm
Wednesdays – 1pm-3pm
Thursdays – 10am-1:30pm
On your side
The Advocacy Office was established in 1999 to help students facing the bureaucratic challenges and disciplinary committees of UBC.
How we can help you
We strive to do our absolute best to represent and argue the student’s side of the story in a formal conflict with the University of British Columbia.
AMS Advocacy office is always pro-student.
We are not lawyers. We are here to offer confidential and effective assistance to any undergraduate and graduate student at UBC in regards to the disputes outlined below.
- Non Academic Misconduct
Non Academic Misconduct may include vandalism of University property, harassing others individuals, stealing on Campus Grounds, etc.
- Academic Misconduct
Academic Misconduct may include engaging or attempting to engage in cheating, plagiarism, falsifying information, etc.
- Academic standing
Academic Standing refers to issues such as failing a grade or promotion to next level of studies.
- Housing appeals
Housing incidents that relate to the UBC Resident Contract, subletting, etc.
- Parking disputes
Appealing a Traffic Notice (Parking ticket disputes)
- Library fine appeals
Appealing library fines and other charges.
- For us to provide the service of highest quality, please give us at least 3 days in advance to the hearing
- We host office hours for student drop-ins, but to ensure undivided attention and in-depth, case-specific advising, please schedule an appointment
- Please note that there is only one coordinator, therefore we ask you to remain patient if your email correspondence is delayed
- We cannot guarantee the outcome, but we can ensure you that we are on your side. We’ve got your back
- Please review links provided below for more information
- UBC Policy Index
- UBC Calendar – Policies and Regulations
- UBC Student Rights Handbook
- UBC Annual Summaries of Student Discipline Reports
- University Act
- UBC Residence Contract
- UBC Library Loan Regulations