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Student Mental Health Advisory Committee

Applications for the 2018-19 academic year are now being accepted.

Are you interested in student mental health and wellness?

Student Mental Health Services is looking for UOIT students to be a part of a Student Mental Health Advisory Committee. The main role involves developing and reviewing mental health and wellness initiatives at UOIT. This position also involves working in groups, as well as organizing and implementing events at both north and downtown locations. This would be an excellent leadership opportunity for students who are passionate about advocating for mental health. There is a time commitment of 20 hours between September 2018 and April 2019.

Are you interested in volunteering?

Please send a one page letter of intent and email your submission to by April 6, 2018. 

  1. Describe why mental health and wellness are important to you
  2. List qualities you have that can help create a mentally healthy UOIT community.
  3. Explain at least one idea or event that can help your specific faculty or department (e.g. FEAS, FBIT) to be more involved in students’ mental health and wellness. Please be specific and detailed.
What is the Student Mental Health Advisory Committee?

The Student Mental Health Advisory Committee is a group of UOIT students passionate about wellness and advocating for mental health. The Committee is an opportunity for any UOIT student, including individuals with lived experiences, to develop and review mental health initiatives.

What kind of time commitment is required?

There is a time commitment of 20 hours over the fall and winter terms of the current academic year.

Need more information?

If you have more questions or would like more information about the Student Mental Health Advisory Committee, please email

How can you get involved?

Applications for the upcoming academic year open in March each year.  Terms begin in September each year.

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