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Rita Parmar
Manager, Academic and Administrative Services, Email:
Undergraduate Student Advisor, Email:

Office: RCB 9200

Contact Rita for assistance with:

  • Keys/office access
  • Contract issues
  • Payroll information
  • TA/Marker and Time Use Guidelines
  • Office or classroom issues
  • Registration questions
  • Course access issues
  • Grading procedures
  • Academic integrity/honesty monitoring

Silvana Di Tosto
Secretary to the Chair

Office: RCB 9103
Office Hours: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 

Contact Silvana for assistance with:

  • Appointments with the Chair
  • TSSU Collective Agreement processes
  • Sessional and TA contract administration
  • Faculty Appointments
  • Renewal, Tenure and Promotion
  • Salary Review
  • Departmental Events
  • Departmental Website
  • Photocopier access code
  • Grade deadlines
  • Teaching Staff Handbook updates

Debra Purdy Kong
Department General Office

Office: RCB 9201
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 2:15 pm

Contact Department General Office for assistance with:

  • General departmental assistance
  • General information about undergraduate program admissions and courses
  • Room bookings (Meeting Room [9100], Saunders Room [7201], other classrooms)
  • Course outlines
  • Textbook orders and desk copies
  • Campus directions

Judi Levang
Graduate Secretary
Office: RCB 9202
Office Hours: Monday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Wednesday/Thursday 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Contact Judi for assistance with:

  • Graduate program application and admission
  • Graduate awards timelines and application (GA3)
  • Graduate course offerings
  • Obtaining graduate student proctors for undergraduate exams
  • Graduate student RA contract processing
  • Graduate student office allocation

Clif Ng
Technical Support Specialist,
Linguistics, IELTS
Office: RCB 9216
Office hours: Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Contact Clif for assistance with:

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