Rita Parmar
Manager, Academic and Administrative Services, Email: lingmgr@sfu.ca
Undergraduate Student Advisor, Email: lingadv@sfu.ca
778-782-5739 

Office: RCB 9200

**IF YOU HAVE ANY ADVISING INQUIRIES, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR ADVISING TRANSCRIPT AND SFU ID NUMBER TO lingadv@sfu.ca**

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

Michelle Beninteso
Secretary to the Chair
778-782-4798
Email: lingasst@sfu.ca

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

Contact Michelle for assistance with:

  • Appointments with the Chair
  • TSSU Collective Agreement processes
  • Sessional and TA contract administration
  • Faculty appointments
  • Renewal, tenure and promotion
  • Salary review
  • Faculty and employment website updates
  • Grade deadlines
  • Teaching Staff Handbook updates

Debra Purdy Kong
Department General Office
778-782-4585
Email: lingdept@sfu.ca

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

Kathy Godson
Graduate Secretary
778-782-4725
Email: linggsec@sfu.ca
Office: RCB 9202
Office Hours: Monday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday & Thursdsay 9:00 am - 3:30 pm 

Contact 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
778-782-9220
Email: lingtech@sfu.ca
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:

Danica Reid
Communications and Events Coordinator
778-782-7127 
Email: lingcomm@sfu.ca
Office: RCB 9208
Office hours: Tuesday & Wednesday, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm; Thursday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Contact Danica for assistance with:

  • Departmental website
  • Departmental events
  • Graphic design requests 
  • Photography requests
  • Social media
  • Announcements and news articles

Elise McClay
Research Technician, Linguistics
778-782-7101
Email: linglab@sfu.ca
Office: RCB 7301
Office hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm; Friday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 

Contact Elise for assistance with:

  • Experimental/data collection technology
  • Research implementation, design, and analysis
  • Laboratory hardware, software, data management, and network support and training
  • Equipment quotes
  • Computing security measures

TBA
Research Grants and Projects Coordinator