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The Student Life Office is your first stop when you arrive at Thompson Rivers University!

Our role is to ensure new-to-TRU students make a successful transition to university life. We want to support students achieve their academic, personal and social goals. We also want to ensure that our office offers an assortment of opportunities to engage students in university life such as workshops, leadership development, peer mentoring and certificate programs.

  • Julie Taylor

    Julie Taylor
    Manager of Student Experience

    Job Responsibilities

    Responsible for the oversight of all programs, activities and staff from the office. These programs include Orientation & Transitions, Mentorship, Leadership, and Fraternities and Sororities.

  • Umme Mansoory

    Umme Mansoory
    Learning Strategist
    Mentorship & Leadership

    Job Responsibilities

    Responsible for the oversight of all mentoring programming including peer mentor professional development, TRU LEADership conference, and Steps towards Success. Works with students and faculty on certificates such as Global Competency and Leadership in Environmental Sustainability.

  • Payton Commazzetto

    Payton Commazzetto
    Learning Strategist
    Orientation & Transitions

    Job Responsibilities

    Responsible for the oversight of fall and winter orientation activities as well as overseeing all transition programming needs for new-to-TRU students such as new-to-TRU peer mentors, Study Skills café workshops, Steps Towards Success conference and student street weekly outreach.

Reach out to us

Given the recently announced provincial mandates regarding COVID-19, and in the interest of health and safety, the TRU Student Life office will be moving to remote delivery of services as of Nov 23, 2020. Support will be available by phone or email Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. Please email us at studentlife@tru.caPlease visit the TRU COVID -19 campus services page for the most up to date information. 

We are available to chat over our social media channels as well. Visit facebook and instagram for updates on Student Life at Thompson Rivers University.

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