Student Help and Advocacy Centre

SHAC is a student-run advocacy and referral centre that provides a safe space for students to ask questions and get information.

Services

  • Provide referrals and advocacy services on walk-in or appointment basis. Some of the issues that our services focus on include: academic, financial, housing/tenancy, human rights, legal, and university processes.
  • Offer free legal aid services during the fall and winter semesters with a lawyer / paralegal who holds office hours once a week.
  • Assist students in a confidential and compassionate manner to provide them with the information they need.
  • Strive to help as many people as possible in finding the resources they need to be successful in their endeavours.
  • Provide student-to-student support that is inclusive and equitable for all individuals.

Contact

SHAC Coordinator — Jun

  • Mon, Fri 5:00pm – 8:00pm, in-person at UC235

SHAC Assistant Coordinator — Yuha

  • Wed, Fri 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm, in-person at UC235

SHAC Assistant Coordinator — Nick

  • Tue, Thu 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, in-person at UC235

CSA VP Academic — Mason Friebe | csavpacademic@uoguelph.ca


Drop-In Lawyer / Paralegal

Paralegal — Britney Rodgers

  • Monday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, virtual via Zoom 
    Meeting ID: 847 3263 0952
    Passcode: 578607

Articling Student — Neil MacIsaac

  • Wed 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, virtual via Teams
    Passcode: yKrMz3

Give Us Feedback

If you have used our SHAC services, we would appreciate hearing any feedback you might have. If you have any questions, please contact shac@uoguelph.ca for more information.
Give Us Feedback


Last Updated:
Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 9:20 AM