Mentorship and Advising for Graduate Students
The College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and the College of Arts offer mentorship opportunities for Black, First Nations, Inuit, Métis and all racialized graduate students in the two colleges. Inclusion Advisor Abii Barrett provides culturally responsive academic advising to graduate students, as well as helps faculty get connected to resources in support of an anti-oppressive and inclusive campus culture.
Connect with Abii
Office: Macdonald Institute (MINS), Rooms 111B
Black, Indigenous and racialized graduate students in the College of Arts and the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences are able to book one-on-one advising time with Abii.
If you are a graduate student who identifies as First Nations (status & non-status), Inuit or Métis, Indigenous Student Advisor Ally Stoett is also available as a resource for you.
The Macdonald Institute building (MINS) is located at the north end of campus. To find Abii's office:
- Cross College Avenue near Creelman Hall to reach North Campus.
- Go around the left side of Macdonald Hall and follow the sidewalk to Macdonald Institute.
- By Stairs: Enter through the front doors and turn left in front of the central staircase. Take the first right and follow the hallway down to the Dean's Office in Room 111.
- By Ramp: Take the ramp to the accessible entrance on the west side of the building. Continue down the hallway, past the central staircase. Turn right and follow the main hallway down to the Dean's Office in Room 111.
- By Elevator: Continue down the sidewalk to Macdonald Stewart Hall (MACS). Enter through the ground floor doors and continue through the foyer, turning left. Turn right down the main hallway and continue to the elevator. Take the elevator up to the second floor of MACS. Turn left out of the elevator and turn left again to return to the main hallway. Go through the two doors at the end of the hallway to return to MINS. Turn left down the main hallway and continue to the Dean's Office in Room 111.